William James Hushion

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The Hon.
William James Hushion
Senator for Victoria, Quebec
In office
February 15, 1940 – January 29, 1954
Appointed by William Lyon Mackenzie King
Preceded by Edmund William Tobin
Succeeded by John Thomas Hackett
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for St. Ann
In office
1935–1940
Preceded by John Alexander Sullivan
Succeeded by Thomas P. Healy
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for St. Antoine
In office
1924–1925
Preceded by Walter George Mitchell
Succeeded by Leslie Gordon Bell
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Montréal–Sainte-Anne
In office
1923–1924
Preceded by Bernard-Augustin Conroy
Succeeded by Joseph Henry Dillon
Personal details
Born (1883-11-03)November 3, 1883
Montreal, Quebec
Died January 29, 1954(1954-01-29) (aged 70)
Montreal, Quebec
Political party Liberal
Other political
affiliations
Quebec Liberal Party

William James Hushion (November 3, 1883 – January 29, 1954) was a Canadian businessman and politician.

Born in Montreal, Quebec, the son of Daniel Hushion and Margaret Phelan, he started working with his father and eventually started his own company, W. J. Hushion. In 1916, he was defeated as a Liberal Party of Quebec candidate in the riding of Montréal–Sainte-Anne in the 1916 Quebec provincial election. He was also defeated as a Liberal Party of Canada candidate in the riding of St. Antoine in the 1917 federal election. He was elected in 1923 to the Quebec Legislative Assembly in the riding of Montréal–Sainte-Anne. He resigned in 1924 and was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in the riding of St. Antoine in a 1924 by-election. He was defeated in 1925 and 1930. He was re-elected in the 1935 federal election in the riding of St. Ann. He was summoned to the Canadian Senate in 1940 in the senatorial division of Victoria, Quebec. He served until his death in 1954. He is buried in the Notre Dame des Neiges Cemetery.

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