Allan Johnston (politician)

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Joseph Allan Johnston
Mayor of London, Ontario
In office
Preceded byThomas Kingsmill
Succeeded byWilliam Heaman
Member of Parliament
for London
In office
March 1940 – June 1945
Preceded byRobert James Manion
Succeeded byPark Manross
Mayor of London, Ontario
In office
Preceded byRay Dennis
Succeeded byGordon Stronach
Personal details
Joseph Allan Johnston

(1904-09-28)28 September 1904
London, Ontario, Canada
Died15 May 1974(1974-05-15) (aged 69)
Political partyLiberal

Joseph Allan Johnston (28 September 1904 – 15 May 1974) was a Liberal party member of the House of Commons of Canada. He was born in London, Ontario where he was alderman from 1933 to 1935 and mayor from 1938 to 1940. He also became a merchant by career.

Johnston attended public and secondary schools in London. He operated a typewriter business and became a London city alderman from 1933 to 1935, and was the city's mayor from 1938 to 1940.[1]

Johnston was first elected to Parliament at the London riding in the 1940 general election. After one term in the House of Commons, Johnston was defeated by Park Manross in the 1945 election.


  1. ^ Normandin, A. L. (1941). The Canadian Parliamentary Guide.

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