John Abbott (Newfoundland politician)
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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.
- Smallwood, Joseph R (1981). Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador. v. 1. p. 2. ISBN 0-920508-14-6.
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