Lyman Melvin Jones
|Sir Lyman Melvin Jones|
|Senator for Toronto, Ontario|
21 January 1901 – 15 April 1917
|Appointed by||Wilfrid Laurier|
|Member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba for Winnipeg North|
|9th Mayor of Winnipeg|
|Preceded by||Henry Shaver Westbrook|
|Succeeded by||Thomas Ryan|
21 September 1843|
Whitchurch Township, Upper Canada
|Died||15 April 1917
Born into a farming family near Whitchurch, Upper Canada, Jones settled as a young man in Winnipeg, Manitoba, where he was the representative of A. Harris, Son and Company of Brantford. Following the merger of the Massey Manufacturing Co. and Harris's company, Jones became, in 1891, the general manager of the newly formed Massey-Harris Company based in Toronto, Ontario. On 21 January 1901, he was appointed to the Canadian Senate on the recommendation of Sir Wilfrid Laurier, and represented the senatorial division of Toronto, Ontario, as a Liberal until his death.
In 1887 and 1888, he served as Mayor of Winnipeg.
- "Lyman Melvin Jones". Dictionary of Canadian Biography (online ed.). University of Toronto Press. 1979–2005.
- Lyman Melvin Jones – Parliament of Canada biography
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