Nicol McColl

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Nicol McColl
Ontario MPP
In office
1867–1871
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]

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  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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