John Smith (Ontario MP)

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John Smith (February 18, 1894 – November 8, 1977) was an Ontario businessman and political figure. He represented Lincoln in the Canadian House of Commons as a Progressive Conservative member from 1957 to 1962.

He was born in Scotland in 1894, the son of Daniel Smith and Annie Douglas,[1] and grew up there. Smith was a building contractor in St. Catharines.[1] He served in the Canadian Army during World War I. In 1924, he married Jean Wood. Smith served on the city council of St. Catharines and was mayor from 1954 to 1957. He was defeated by James McNulty in the 1962 general election. He was a member of the Freemasons.

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  • Canadian Parliamentary Guide 1962, P.G. Normandin
  1. ^ a b Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada. 

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