James Reid (Ontario politician)

James Reid (September 14, 1848 – June 18, 1926) was an Ontario farmer and political figure. He represented Addington in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario as a Conservative member from 1890 to 1904.

James Reid
Ontario MPP
In office
1890–1904
Preceded byJohn Miller
Succeeded byWilliam James Paul
ConstituencyAddington
Personal details
Born(1848-09-14)September 14, 1848
Camden Township, Canada West
DiedJune 18, 1926(1926-06-18) (aged 77)
Napanee, Ontario
Political partyConservative
Spouse(s)Elizabeth Harkness

He was born in Camden Township, Canada West, in 1848, the son of Irish immigrants and was educated there. In 1877, he married Elizabeth Harkness. Reid was a member of the council for Camden, serving as reeve and warden for Lennox and Addington Counties. He lived near Centreville.

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