Robert James Watson

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Robert James Watson
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Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Parry Sound
In office
Preceded by District was created in 1903
Succeeded by James Arthurs
Personal details
Born (1846-02-23)February 23, 1846
Saint John, New Brunswick
Died October 16, 1931(1931-10-16) (aged 85)
Political party Liberal

Robert James Watson (February 23, 1846 – October 16, 1931) was a Canadian politician.

Born in Saint John, New Brunswick, he was educated at a Public School and Hamilton University. A farmer, he ran unsuccessfully in the Ontario riding of Muskoka and Parry Sound for the House of Commons of Canada in 1900. He was elected in the 1904 election for the riding of Parry Sound. A Liberal, he was defeated in 1908.

A Presbyterian, he married Carrie Schoby on April 23, 1878.


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