John Thomas Simpson

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John Thomas Simpson
Member of Parliament
for Simcoe North
In office
July 1930 – October 1935
Preceded by William Alves Boys
Succeeded by Duncan Fletcher McCuaig
Personal details
Born John Thomas Simpson
(1870-10-27)27 October 1870
Waverley, Ontario
Died 13 December 1965(1965-12-13) (aged 95)
Political party Conservative
Spouse(s) Annie Clute
m. 3 November 1897[1]
Profession farmer

John Thomas Simpson (27 October 1870 – 13 December 1965) was a Conservative member of the Canadian House of Commons. He was born in Waverley, Ontario and became a farmer and a municipal politician.

Simpson attended schools in Simcoe County, including Barrie Collegiate Institute. He served on the council of Simcoe County for 12 years, serving as councillor and reeve of Tiny Township, becoming the county warden in 1913 and county clerk in 1922. In 1919, he was an unsuccessful candidate in the 1919 Ontario election.[1]

He was first elected to Parliament at the Simcoe North riding in the 1930 general election. After serving one term in the House of Commons, he was defeated by Duncan Fletcher McCuaig of the Liberal party in the 1935 election.

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  1. ^ a b Normandin, A.L. (1932). Canadian Parliamentary Guide. 

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