Nicol McColl

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Nicol McColl
Ontario MPP
In office
Preceded by Riding established
Succeeded by Thomas Hodgins
Constituency Elgin West
Personal details
Born 1812 (1812)
Glen Orchy, Argyleshire, Scotland
Died April 17, 1878(1878-04-17) (aged 65)
Southwold, Ontario
Political party Conservative
Spouse(s) Mary McIntyre (m. 1858)
Relations Dugald McColl, son
Occupation Farmer

Nicol McColl (1812 – April 17, 1878) was an Ontario farmer and political figure. He represented Elgin West in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario as a Conservative member from 1867 to 1871.

He was born in Glen Orchy, Argyleshire, Scotland in 1812[1] and grew up there. McColl came to Upper Canada in 1831. He married Jeannet Campbell in 1845; in 1858, he married Mary McIntyre after his first wife's death. He served on the councils for Middlesex and Elgin counties.[1] His son Dugald also later represented Elgin West in the legislative assembly.[2] He died in Southwold in 1878, aged 66.[3]


  1. ^ a b The Canadian parliamentary companion HJ Morgan (1869) pp. 171-2
  2. ^ Biographical sketches of some of the residents of Elgin County. p. 16. 
  3. ^ "CANADA" The Globe (1844-1936) [Toronto, Ont] 24 Apr 1878: 2.

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