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John Howard Sinclair (May 27, 1848 – June 8, 1924) was a Canadian politician.

John Howard Sinclair
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Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Antigonish—Guysborough
In office
Preceded byDistrict was created in 1914
Succeeded byColin Francis McIsaac
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Guysborough
In office
Preceded byDuncan Cameron Fraser
Succeeded byDistrict was abolished in 1914
Member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly for Guysborough
In office
Personal details
Born(1848-05-27)May 27, 1848
Goshen, Nova Scotia
DiedJune 8, 1924(1924-06-08) (aged 76)
Political partyLiberal

Born in Goshen, Guysborough, Nova Scotia, Sinclair was educated in the Common School of Goshen, Guysborough Academy and Dalhousie College, Halifax. A lawyer, he was Mayor of New Glasgow in 1890-91 and member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from 1894 to 1904. He was elected to the House of Commons of Canada for Guysborough in a 1904 by-election after the sitting MP, Duncan Cameron Fraser, was appointed a Judge of the Nova Scotia Supreme Court. A Liberal, he was re-elected in 1904, 1908, 1911, and 1917.


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