Colin Campbell McKenzie

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Colin Campbell McKenzie (March 25, 1836[1] – August 15, 1899[2]) was an educator, real estate and insurance agent and political figure in British Columbia. He represented Nanaimo in the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia from 1890 to 1894.

He was born in Fort Vancouver, now part of Washington state, and was educated in Winnipeg and at St. Peter's College in Cambridge, England. In 1877, McKenzie married Mary Letitia Elford. He was principal of the Victoria Boy's Public School from 1872 to 1878 and Superintendent of Education for British Columbia from 1878 to 1884.[1] McKenzie was endorsed by the Miners' and Mine Labourers' Protective Association as a farmers' candidate in 1890.[3] He died in Nanaimo at the age of 63.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Gemmill, John A. (1891). The Canadian parliamentary companion, 1891. p. 373. Retrieved 2011-08-09. 
  2. ^ a b "Vital Event Death Registration". BC Archives. Retrieved 2011-08-06. 
  3. ^ "Electoral History of British Columbia, 1871-1986" (PDF). Elections BC. Retrieved 2011-07-27.