William John Bragg

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William John Bragg
MPP for Durham
In office
October 20, 1919 – April 03, 1934
In office
June 19, 1934 – August 25, 1937
Personal details
Born (1858-07-23)July 23, 1858
Darlington Township, Canada West
Died June 27, 1941(1941-06-27) (aged 82)
Toronto, Ontario
Political party Liberal Party of Ontario

William John Bragg (July 23, 1858 – June 27, 1941) was an Ontario farmer and political figure. He represented Durham in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1919 to 1937 as a Liberal member.


He was born in Darlington Township, Canada West, the son of Richard Bragg. In 1884, he married Sarah Somers. Bragg was a director of the Farmer's Dairy of Toronto and of a silver mine. He was manager for the Bowmanville Fruit Growers Association.

He died after he was struck and run over by a horse-drawn milk wagon in Toronto, in 1941.[1]


  1. ^ "HURT IN TRAFFIC, W.J. BRAGG DIES: L.C.B. Inspector Run Over by Milk Wagon WAS FORMER M.P.P.", The Globe and Mail (1936-Current) [Toronto, Ont] 28 June 1941: 4.
  • Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1931, AL Normandin

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