Patrick Nolan (politician)

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This article is about Canadian politician. For the Irish physicist, see Patrick Joseph Nolan. For the Irish hurler, see P. J. Nolan (Irish hurler).
Patrick Nolan
Mayor of Ottawa
In office
Preceded by John J. Allen
Succeeded by J.E. Stanley Lewis
Personal details
Born March 17, 1881
Died January 11, 1941

Patrick J. "Paddy" Nolan (March 17, 1881 – January 11, 1941) was mayor of Ottawa from 1934 to 1935.[1]

He was born in Ottawa on St. Patrick's Day in 1881, the son of poor Irish parents. He worked as a clerk in a drug store, studied to become a pharmacist and opened his own drug store.

He owned several movie theatres in the city. He was first elected to city council in 1922.

He died of influenza in 1941, aged 59.


  1. ^ Dave Mullington "Chain of Office: Biographic Sketches of Ottawa's Mayors (1847-1948)" (Renfrew, Ontario: General Store Publishing House, 2005)
  • Chain of Office: Biographical Sketches of the Early Mayors of Ottawa (1847-1948), Dave Mullington (ISBN 978-1-897113-17-2)
Preceded by
John J. Allen
Mayor of Ottawa
Succeeded by
J.E. Stanley Lewis