John Morison (Canadian politician)

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John Morison (September 9, 1818 – December 5, 1873) was an Ontario businessman and political figure. He represented Victoria North in the 1st Canadian Parliament as a Liberal member.[1]

He was born in Greenock, Scotland in the year 1818,[1] as the son of Malcolm Morison, and was educated there.[2] He settled in Woodville in 1849, where he entered business as a merchant.[3] Morison married Agnes Smith. He served as reeve for Eldon Township and was postmaster of Woodville for sixteen years.[2] Morison died in Eldon Township at the age of 55.[4]


  1. ^ a b John Morison – Parliament of Canada biography
  2. ^ a b The Canadian parliamentary companion, HJ Morgan (1871)
  3. ^ Victoria County centennial history (1821)
  4. ^ Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada.