James Alexander Sangster

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James Alexander Sangster
Ontario MPP
In office
1929–1937
Preceded by Angus McGillis
Succeeded by Edmund MacGillivray
In office
1923–1926
Preceded by Duncan Alexander Ross
Succeeded by Angus McGillis
Constituency Glengarry
Personal details
Born (1861-11-19)November 19, 1861
Bainsville, Canada West
Died June 23, 1937(1937-06-23) (aged 75)
Toronto, Ontario
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) Bertha H. Haines (m. 1891)
Occupation Merchant

James Alexander Sangster (November 19, 1861 – June 23, 1937) was an Ontario merchant and political figure. He represented Glengarry in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1923 to 1926 and from 1929 to 1937 as a Liberal member.

He was born in Bainsville, Lancaster Township, Canada West, the son of George Sangster. In 1891, he married Bertha H. Haines. He served on the township council, serving ten years as reeve and warden for the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry in 1922. Sangster was a merchant in Bainsville in partnership with D. D. McCuaig. He died in office in 1937.

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