Alexander Wilson Smith

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Alexander Wilson Smith (November 12, 1856 – October 10, 1913) was a farmer and political figure in Ontario, Canada. He represented Middlesex North in the Canadian House of Commons from 1908 to 1911 as a Liberal.[1]

He was born in York County, Canada West, the son of James Sinclair Smith, a native of Scotland,[2] and Agnes Wilson, and was educated at the Rockwood Academy and the Canadian Literary Institute in Woodstock, Ontario. Smith was a farmer and livestock breeder at Maple Lodge, Middlesex County. Smith was defeated when he ran for reelection in 1911. He died in Ailsa Craig at the age of 56.[3]


  1. ^ Alexander Wilson Smith – Parliament of Canada biography
  2. ^ Grainger, Jennifer (2002). Vanished Villages of Middlesex. p. 158. ISBN 1-896219-51-9. Retrieved 2009-08-28. 
  3. ^ Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada.