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James Ralph Kirk (14 November 1895 – 6 November 1963) was a Liberal party member of the House of Commons of Canada. He was born in Antigonish, Nova Scotia and became a merchant by career.

J. Ralph Kirk
Member of Parliament
for Antigonish—Guysborough
In office
March 1936 – June 1957
Preceded byWilliam Duff
Succeeded byAngus Ronald Macdonald
Personal details
Born
James Ralph Kirk

(1895-11-14)14 November 1895
Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
Died6 November 1963(1963-11-06) (aged 67)
Political partyLiberal
Professionmerchant

Kirk was first elected to Parliament at the Antigonish—Guysborough riding in a by-election on 16 March 1936 then re-elected for full terms there in 1940, 1945, 1949 and 1953. Kirk was defeated in the 1957 election by Angus Ronald Macdonald of the Progressive Conservative party.


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