John Abbott (Newfoundland politician)

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John Abbott
Born 1874
Died After 1930
Known for Political activity

John Abbott (1874 – after 1930) was a fisherman and political figure in Newfoundland. He represented Bonavista Bay in the Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly from 1913 to 1923.

He was born in Bonavista and educated at the Methodist School there. After completing his education, Abbott became a fisherman like his father. In 1909, he joined the Fishermen's Protective Union. In 1913, he became manager of the Union Trading Company store in Bonavista. Abbott retired from politics in 1923 and was named a customs collector. In 1930, he became a justice of the peace.