John Bennett (Canadian politician)
|Preceded by||William Mack|
|Succeeded by||John McLaughlin|
Saint-Polycarpe, Lower Canada
1912 (aged 79–80)|
He was born in Saint-Polycarpe, Lower Canada in 1832, the son of Thomas H. Bennett who served in the Legislative Council of the Province of Canada, and came to Roxborough Township in Upper Canada with his parents while still young. Bennett served as reeve for Roxborough and was warden for Stormont County in 1893. He defeated William Mack for the provincial seat in 1894 and was defeated by John McLaughlin in 1898.
Bennett died at his daughter's farm in Maxville in 1912.
- The Canadian parliamentary companion, 1897 JA Gemmill
- Ontario Legislative Assembly parliamentary history