James Joseph Foy
|Succeeded by||Hartley Dewart|
|Constituency||Toronto Southwest - Seat A|
|Constituency||Toronto North - Seat B|
|Constituency||Toronto South - Seat A|
|Preceded by||Oliver Howland|
|Succeeded by||Edward Owens|
February 22, 1847|
|Died||June 13, 1916
James Joseph "J.J." Foy (February 22, 1847 – June 13, 1916) was an Ontario lawyer and political figure. He represented Toronto South in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario as a Conservative member from 1898 to 1916.
He was born in Toronto, the son of Patrick Foy, a Toronto merchant, and educated at St. Michael's College, Toronto and Ushaw College. He was called to the bar in 1871 and set up practice with a law firm in Toronto. In 1879, he married Marie Cuvillier. Foy was named Queen's Counsel in 1883.
He died in office in 1916.
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