James Buckham Kennedy

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James Buckham Kennedy
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Member of the Canadian Parliament
for New Westminster
In office
Preceded by Aulay MacAulay Morrison
Succeeded by James Davis Taylor
Member of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia for New Westminster City
In office
Preceded by John Cunningham Brown
Succeeded by Alexander Henderson
Personal details
Born (1844-02-23)February 23, 1844
Bytown, Canada West
Died September 25, 1930(1930-09-25) (aged 86)
Political party Liberal

James Buckham Kennedy (February 23, 1844 – September 25, 1930) was a Canadian lumberman and Liberal politician. Kennedy was the MLA for New Westminster from 1894 to 1898 and Member of Parliament for New Westminster for one term from 1904 to 1908. He also sat on New Westminster's city council.

Kennedy was married first in New Westminster B.C. on Nov 30 1880 to Josephine Eugenia DeBeck who was born in 1859 in New Brunswick; died Los Gatos, CA 1883, daughter of George and Eliza Ann DeBeck . Marriage record in BC Archives They had one son Clarence George Kennedy born May 6 1882 in New Westminster B.C., died 27 March 1908, Vernon, BC. All, except Josephine, are buried in the Fraser Cemetery New Westminster B.C. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=68076021