Peter Sinclair Jr.

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Peter Sinclair
Member of Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island for 1st Queens
In office
Member of Parliament
for Queen's
In office
October 1935 – March 1938
Preceded by Chester McLure
John Howard Myers
Succeeded by James Lester Douglas
Cyrus Macmillan
Personal details
Born (1887-11-13)13 November 1887
Summerfield, Prince Edward Island[1]
Died 8 March 1938(1938-03-08) (aged 50)
Ottawa, Ontario[2]
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) Anna Campbell
m. 23 December 1909[3]
Profession farmer

Peter Sinclair (13 November 1887 – 8 March 1938) was a Liberal party member of the Canadian House of Commons. He was born in Summerfield, Prince Edward Island[1] and became a farmer.

The son of Peter Sinclair and Margaret MacMurdo, Sinclair was educated in Springfield and farmed near Charlottetown.[2]

Sinclair was a Liberal member of the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island from 1927 until his defeat in the 1931 election, at the 1st Queens riding.

He was first elected to Parliament at the Queen's riding in the 1935 general election. Sinclair died on 8 March 1938 before completing his term in the 18th Canadian Parliament.


  1. ^ a b Canadian Parliamentary Guide (1936, 1938); some sources claim he was born at Springfield, Prince Edward Island
  2. ^ a b Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada. 
  3. ^ Normandin, A.L. (1936). Canadian Parliamentary Guide. 

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