James Craig (Canadian politician)

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James Craig
Source: Library and Archives Canada

James Craig (1823–1874) was an Ontario farmer and political figure. He represented Glengarry in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario as a Conservative member from 1867 to 1874.[1][2]

The son of James Craig and Helen Frue, he was born in Charlottenburg Township in Upper Canada in 1823. He was a farmer and was also involved in the timber trade. He served on the township council, becoming reeve, and was elected county warden in 1862. He died at Summerstown in 1874.[1]

In 1851, he married Flora McLeod.[3] His son James also served in the Ontario assembly.[4]