James Robson Douglas

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James Robson Douglas
Lieutenant Governors of Canada in 1925.jpg
13th Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia
In office
January 12, 1925 – September 14, 1925
Monarch George V
Governor General The Viscount Byng of Vimy
Premier Ernest Howard Armstrong
Edgar Nelson Rhodes
Preceded by MacCallum Grant
Succeeded by James Cranswick Tory
Personal details
Born (1876-04-13)April 13, 1876
Amherst, Nova Scotia
Died July 27, 1934(1934-07-27) (aged 58)
Montreal, Quebec
Nationality Canadian
Spouse(s) Marion Genevieve Douglas (née Stevens)
Occupation acclaimed broker, property developer and businessman

James Robson Douglas (1876-1934) was named the 13th Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia effective January 21, 1925, succeeding MacCallum Grant.[1] He was born in Amherst, Nova Scotia, and was a broker by profession. Douglas resigned as lieutenant-governor on September 24, 1925, nine months into his term, and was replaced by James Tory.[2]


  1. ^ "New Lieutenat-Governor Named for Nova Scotia", Globe and Mail, January 15, 1925
  2. ^ "New Lieutenant-Governor", Toronto Daily Star, September 25, 1925