John William Mitchell
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|John William Mitchell|
|Mayor of Calgary|
January 2, 1911 – January 2, 1913
|Preceded by||Reuben Rupert Jamieson|
|Succeeded by||Herbert Arthur Sinnott|
April 19, 1872|
|Died||December 15, 1952
Vancouver, British Columbia
In 1905, Mitchell was elected to Calgary City Council. He served as alderman for five years before successfully running for mayor. He held the mayoral seat from January 2, 1911 to January 2, 1913. In June 1911, Calgary City Hall was opened by then leader of the opposition Robert Borden. As an alderman, Mitchell spent time as Chairman of both the Fire and Finance Committees.
Mitchell was a member of the Central Methodist Church. As a longtime member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, he was elected Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Alberta. Mitchell died in 1952 in Vancouver, British Columbia at the age of 80.
Reuben Rupert Jamieson
|Mayor of Calgary
Herbert Arthur Sinnott
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