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Lewis Wilkieson Johnstone (10 April 1862 – 9 March 1936) was a Conservative member of the House of Commons of Canada. He was born in Sydney, Nova Scotia and became a physician and surgeon.

Lewis Wilkieson Johnstone
Member of Parliament
for Cape Breton North—Victoria
In office
October 1925 – October 1935
Preceded byFenwick Lionel Kelly
Succeeded byDaniel Alexander Cameron
Personal details
Lewis Wilkieson Johnstone

(1862-04-10)10 April 1862
Sydney, Nova Scotia
Died9 March 1936(1936-03-09) (aged 73)
Political partyConservative
Spouse(s)Annie Brown
m. 16 June 1892[1]
Professionphysician, surgeon

He is the grandson of Edmund Murray Dodd (1797-1876), who represented Sydney, Nova Scotia in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly and served as a Judge in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. He is also a descendant of David Mathews, the Loyalist Mayor of New York City under the British during the American Revolution. He is a descendant of the Schuyler family.

Johnstone attended King's College at Windsor, Nova Scotia, then in 1886 graduated in medicine from Bellevue Hospital Medical College. He became a municipal councillor and mayor of Sydney Mines.[1]

He was first elected to Parliament at the Cape Breton North—Victoria riding in the 1925 general election then re-elected there in 1926 and 1930. Johnstone was defeated in the 1935 election by Daniel Alexander Cameron of the Liberal party.


  1. ^ a b Normandin, A.L. (1932). Canadian Parliamentary Guide.

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