James William Baskin
|James William Baskin|
|Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Renfrew South
1957 – 1963
|Preceded by||James Joseph McCann|
|Succeeded by||John James Greene|
January 4, 1920|
|Died||January 8, 1999(aged 79)|
|Political party||Progressive Conservative|
James William Baskin (January 4, 1920 in Norwood, Ontario, Canada – January 8, 1999) was a Canadian politician, businessman and lumberman. He was elected to the Canadian House of Commons as a Member of the Progressive Conservative Party to represent the riding of Renfrew South in the 1957 federal election. He was re-elected in 1958 and 1962.
He lost in the elections of 1963, 1965 and 1968, the latter in which he was a candidate for the riding of Lanark and Renfrew. Prior to his federal political experience, he served in World War II in the Royal Canadian Air Force for five years.
- Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada.
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