Duncan Graham (Canadian politician)
|Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Ontario North
|Preceded by||John Alexander McGillivray|
|Succeeded by||Angus McLeod|
October 5, 1845|
Mara Township, Canada West
|Died||February 7, 1934
Thorah Township, Ontario
|Political party||Independent Liberal|
Duncan Graham (October 5, 1845 – February 7, 1934) was a Canadian politician and farmer.
He was born in the township of Mara, Ontario County, Canada West, the grandson of early settlers from Scotland. A farmer, Graham was involved in local politics serving as a councillor and then deputy reeve and reeve of Mara Township. In 1896 he was Warden of Ontario County.
Graham first ran a seat in the Canadian House of Commons in the 1896 federal election as a candidate for the Patrons of Industry, a left-wing farmers' party, in the riding of Ontario North. He was defeated by a single vote by Conservative John Alexander McGillivray but the election was overturned and Graham won the February 4, 1897 by-election held in the riding and sat in parliament as an Independent Liberal. He was defeated in the 1900 federal election.
|Canadian federal election, 1896|
|Conservative||John Alexander McGillivray||2,328|
|By-election on election being declared void, 4 February 1897|
|Canadian federal election, 1900|
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