William James Hill
|Preceded by||Joseph St. John|
|Succeeded by||Joseph St. John|
December 21, 1854|
|Died||October 11, 1922
William James Hill (December 21, 1854 – October 11, 1922) was an Ontario construction contractor and political figure. He represented York West in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1898 to 1902 as a Liberal member.
He was born in Toronto, the son of Methodist minister William Hill who came to Upper Canada from Yorkshire, England, and was educated in Toronto. He apprenticed as a bricklayer and later established himself as a contractor. Hill served on the public school board, Toronto city council and served as reeve for York Township from 1894 to 1897. He married Hannah B. Bloor. He ran unsuccessfully for a seat in the provincial assembly in 1894.
- Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1901, AJ Magurn
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