James Hill Hunter

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James Hill Hunter
Ontario MPP
In office
Preceded by John Blythe
Succeeded by Gilbert McKechnie
In office
Preceded by Abram William Lauder
Succeeded by John Blythe
Constituency Grey South
Personal details
Born (1839-07-26)July 26, 1839
Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Died February 2, 1891(1891-02-02) (aged 51)
Toronto, Ontario
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) Kate McDonald (m. 1863)
Occupation Merchant

James Hill Hunter (July 26, 1839 – February 2, 1891) was an Ontario merchant and political figure. He represented Grey South in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario as a Liberal from 1875 to 1883 and from 1890 to 1891.

He was born in Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire, Scotland in 1839, the son of Archibald Hunter and Elizabeth Hill, came to Canada West with his family in 1842 and was educated at Goderich and Upper Canada College. He became a merchant at Durham and also served as reeve for Glenelg Township. In 1863, he married Kate McDonald. Hunter died in office in 1891.

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