James Cooper (Canadian politician)
|MPP for Sudbury|
|Preceded by||Edmond Lapierre|
|Succeeded by||Robert Carlin|
James Maxwell Cooper|
June 17, 1900
November 29, 1979 (aged 79)|
James Maxwell Cooper (June 17, 1900 – November 29, 1979) was a Canadian politician, who represented the electoral district of Sudbury in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1937 to 1943. He was a member of the Ontario Liberal Party. He was born in Sudbury.
Following his time in politics, he became an investor in the city's media; with coinvestors George Miller and Bill Plaunt, he purchased the Sudbury Star and radio station CKSO in 1950, and launched CKSO-TV in 1953. He died at a nursing home in 1979.
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