John Douglas Hazen
Sir John Douglas Hazen
Sir Douglas Hazen
|13th Premier of New Brunswick|
March 24, 1908 – October 10, 1911
|Lieutenant Governor||Lemuel John Tweedie|
|Preceded by||Clifford W. Robinson|
|Succeeded by||James K. Flemming|
|MLA for Sunbury|
February 18, 1899 – October 10, 1911
Serving with Parker Glasier
|Preceded by||David Morrow|
|Succeeded by||George A. Perley|
|Member of the Canadian Parliament|
for City and County of St. John
March 5, 1891 – June 23, 1896
|Preceded by||Charles Nelson Skinner|
|Succeeded by||John Alexander Chesley|
October 27, 1911 – October 11, 1917
|Preceded by||John Waterhouse Daniel|
|Succeeded by||District was abolished in 1914|
|Mayor of Fredericton, New Brunswick|
|Administrator of New Brunswick|
October 31, 1917 – November 6, 1917
|Preceded by||William Pugsley|
|Succeeded by||William Frederick Todd|
|Born||June 5, 1860|
Oromocto, New Brunswick
|Died||December 27, 1937 (aged 77)|
Saint John, New Brunswick
Ada C. Tibbits (m. 1884)
|Children||Douglas King, James Murray, Kate Elizabeth, Frances Edith and Ada Althea|
|Alma mater||University of New Brunswick|
|Years of service||1880-1898|
|Unit||5th Company 71st York Battalion of Infantry and 3rd Battalion New Brunswick Regiment|
Hazen was elected to the House of Commons of Canada as a Conservative candidate in the 1891 federal election. He lost his seat in the 1896 election that defeated the Conservatives and brought Wilfrid Laurier's Liberals to power.
He was elected to the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick in 1899, and became leader of the opposition. Hazen rebuilt the Conservative Party which had been out of power since 1883. He led the party into government in the 1908 provincial election.
Douglas Hazen left provincial politics in 1911 to become federal Minister of Marine and Fisheries and Minister of the Naval Service in the government of Sir Robert Borden. During the First World War, he served in the Imperial War Cabinet. Hazen left politics in October 1917 to become Chief Justice of New Brunswick.
Hazen died in 1937 at age seventy-seven and was interred in the Fernhill Cemetery in Saint John, New Brunswick. Sir Douglas Hazen Park in Oromocto, New Brunswick and Sir Douglas Hazen Hall at the University of New Brunswick, Saint John are named in his honour.
- John Douglas Hazen – Parliament of Canada biography
- Brief bio and fonds listing, UNB
- Biography, Government of New Brunswick
- Arthur T. Doyle, Front Benches and Back Rooms: A story of corruption, muckraking, raw partisanship and political intrigue in New Brunswick, Toronto: Green Tree Publishing, 1976.
- "Former Chief Justice of N.B. Dead". The Ottawa Journal. 27 Dec 1937. p. 13. Retrieved 24 December 2016 – via Newspapers.com.
| Chief Justice of New Brunswick
John B. M. Baxter