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John Lambert Gibson (7 March 1906 – 17 December 1986) was an independent member of the House of Commons of Canada. He was a logger and lumber merchant by career.

John Lambert Gibson
Member of Parliament
for Comox—Alberni
In office
June 1945 – 1953
Personal details
John Lambert Gibson

(1906-03-07)7 March 1906
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Died17 December 1986(1986-12-17) (aged 80)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Political partyIndependent
Independent Liberal
Professionlogger, lumber merchant

Gibson was born at Vancouver, British Columbia. With his brother, Gordon Gibson, Sr., he was involved with the logging-based company Gibson Brothers Industries. John Gibson served as the company's president at one point.

He was first elected to Parliament at the Comox—Alberni riding in the 1945 general election at which he was classified as an Independent Liberal. He was re-elected for a second term in 1949 as a purely independent member. Gibson left federal office in 1953 and returned to Gibson Brothers Industries.

Gibson died on 17 December 1986 at Vancouver, aged 80.[1]


  1. ^ "Jack Gibson (obituary)". The Globe and Mail. 20 December 1986. p. D8.

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