John Walter Scott Biggar
|John Walter Scott Biggar|
|Preceded by||John Gillies|
|Succeeded by||John George|
March 21, 1843|
July 3, 1897 (aged 54)|
Margaret Geddes (m. 1873)
John Walter Scott Biggar (March 21, 1843 – July 3, 1897) was an Ontario, Canada farmer and political figure. He represented Bruce North in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario as a Conservative member from 1886 to 1890.
He was born in Woolwich, England, in 1843; his father and mother were born in Scotland. He was educated in the Netherlands and London and later came to Saugeen Township, Canada West with his family in 1859. In 1873, he married Margaret Geddes. He served in the militia, travelling with Colonel Wolsely's Red River expedition in 1870, and later became lieutenant-colonel in the local militia. He died in 1897.
- "John W.S. Biggar". Family Search.org.
- The Canadian parliamentary companion, 1889 JA Gemmill
- Ontario Legislative Assembly parliamentary history
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