Donald Sutherland (politician)

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The Hon.
Donald Sutherland
Senator for Oxford, Ontario
In office
Appointed by R. B. Bennett
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Oxford South
In office
Preceded by Malcolm Smith Schell
Succeeded by Thomas Merritt Cayley
Ontario MPP
In office
Preceded by Angus McKay
Succeeded by Thomas Richard Mayberry
Constituency Oxford South
Personal details
Born (1863-04-08)April 8, 1863
Zorra Township, Canada West
Died January 1, 1949(1949-01-01) (aged 85)
Ottawa, Ontario
Political party Conservative
Progressive Conservative
Other political
Occupation Farmer
Cabinet Minister without portfolio (1926)

Donald Sutherland, PC (April 8, 1863 – January 1, 1949) was a Canadian politician.

Born in Zorra Township, Canada West, he was first ran for the Canadian House of Commons in the riding of Oxford South in the 1908 federal election. He was defeated but was elected in the 1911 federal election. A Conservative, he was re-elected in 1917, 1921, and 1925. He was defeated in 1926, 1930, and in a 1934 by-election. In 1926, he was a Minister without Portfolio in the short lived cabinet of Arthur Meighen. In 1935, he was called to the Canadian Senate representing the senatorial division of Oxford, Ontario. He died while in office in 1949.