Jonathan Robinson (Canadian politician)

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Jonathan Robinson
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Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Brome
In office
1936–1948
Preceded by Ralph Frederick Stockwell
Succeeded by Charles James Warwick Fox
Personal details
Born (1894-11-18)November 18, 1894
Waterloo, Quebec
Died October 11, 1948(1948-10-11) (aged 53)
Montreal, Quebec
Political party Union Nationale
Relations Asa Belknap Foster, grandfather

Jonathan Robinson (November 18, 1894 – October 11, 1948) was a lawyer and Canadian provincial politician.

He was born in Waterloo, Quebec and was the grandson of Asa Belknap Foster. In 1928, he married Florence Walker McMaster, daughter of Andrew Ross McMaster. He studied law at McGill University and was admitted to the Bar of Quebec in 1938. He served as secretary of the Bar of Montreal in 1932 and 1933.

Robinson was a member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for the Union Nationale for Brome from 1936 until his death in 1948. He was Minister of Mines from 1944 until his death and was the representative of English-speaking Quebecers in the provincial cabinet.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.