John Jabez Thurston

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John Jabez Thurston
Member of Parliament
for Victoria, Ontario
In office
December 1921 – September 1926
Preceded by Sam Hughes
Succeeded by Thomas Hubert Stinson
Personal details
Born John Jabez Thurston
(1888-10-11)11 October 1888
Fenelon Township, Ontario
Died 8 January 1960(1960-01-08) (aged 71)
Political party independent
Profession farmer

John Jabez Thurston (11 October 1888 – 8 January 1960) was an independent member of the Canadian House of Commons. He was born in Fenelon Township, Ontario and became a farmer.

He was elected to Parliament at the Victoria, Ontario riding in the 1921 general election. After serving his only term, the 14th Canadian Parliament, Thurston did not seek re-election in the 1925 vote and was succeeded by Thomas Hubert Stinson of the Conservatives. In the 1926 election, Thurston campaigned at Victoria riding under the Progressive party but was defeated by Stinson.

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