John McLeod (New Brunswick politician)

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John McLeod (born 1825) was a Scottish-born ship builder and political figure in New Brunswick, Canada.

McLeod represented St. John County in the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick from 1892 to 1903 as a Liberal. He served twenty years as a member of the council for St. John.

He was born in Greenock and came to Canada with his family in 1826. McLeod traveled at sea for several years and worked in the gold fields of Australia from 1852 to 1857. He married Miss Alward. McLeod began building ships in 1862 at Black River.

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