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Alexander MacGillivray Young (July 30, 1878 – July 9, 1939) was a Canadian physician and politician. He was elected to the House of Commons of Canada as a Member of the Liberal Party for the riding of Saskatoon in 1925 and re-elected in 1926 and defeated in 1930. He was re-elected in 1935 to the riding of Saskatoon City.

Alexander MacGillivray Young
Member of Parliament
for Saskatoon
In office
1925–1930
Preceded byJohn Evans
Succeeded byFrank MacMillan
Member of Parliament
for Saskatoon City
In office
1935 – 1940
Preceded byNew riding
Succeeded byRev. Walter George Brown (by-election after Young's death)
Personal details
BornJuly 30, 1878
Millsville, Nova Scotia
DiedJuly 9, 1939(1939-07-09) (aged 60)
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Political partyLiberal
Professionphysician

Born in Millsville, Nova Scotia, Young was elected councillor for Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in 1913 and elected mayor of Saskatoon in 1916 and 1920. During the 16th Parliament of Canada, 1st Session, he was the Chairperson of the Select Standing Committee on Railways, Canals and Telegraph Lines. He is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery.[1]

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  1. ^ Pedersen, Jen. "A Seat on Council: The Aldermen, Councillors and Mayors of Saskatoon 1903-2006" (PDF). City of Saskatoon. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 23, 2014.

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