James Lent (Nova Scotia politician)
He was baptized on February 25, 1753 in Tappan, New Jersey, the son of Adoph Lent and Katje Harring. In 1774, he married Breechje Schmitt. He was a loyalist during the American Revolution, serving with the New Jersey Volunteers. He later settled in Tusket, Nova Scotia. Lent served as a justice of the peace and a justice in the Inferior Court of Common Pleas for Yarmouth County. He died in Tusket at the age of 85.
- A Directory of the Members of the Legislative Assembly of Nova Scotia, 1758-1958, Public Archives of Nova Scotia (1958)
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