James Smith Aitken

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James Smith "Jim" Aitken (1881[1] – 29 July 1964[2]) was a Scottish-born farmer and political figure in Saskatchewan, Canada. He represented Hanley from 1944 to 1948 in the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan as a Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) member.

He purchased a farm near Cheviot, Saskatchewan in 1905. Aitken married Elizabeth Goodale. After his wife's death in 1937, he spent some time in Scotland and New Zealand before returning to Saskatchewan. After leaving politics, Aitken spent his winters in Victoria, British Columbia.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Members of the Legislative Assembly, Saskatchewan" (PDF). Saskatchewan Archives Board. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-12-27. Retrieved 2012-03-31. 
  2. ^ a b Floral History Book Committee (1985). Our heritage : era of south and east of Saskatoon. pp. 28, 189–90. Retrieved 2012-05-26.