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BIGGAR, James Lyons
Picture of BIGGAR,  James Lyons
Studio:
William James Topley
© Public Domain

Source: Library and Archives Canada, PA 033318
Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1824.02.04
Place of Birth: Carrying Place, Upper Canada
Deceased Date (yyyy.mm.dd): 1879.05.24 (55 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Land agent, merchant, postmaster
Notes: Father of William Hodgins Biggar, member of the Ontario Legislative Assembly (1890-1898).
Grandfather of Oliver Mowat Biggar, Canada's first Chief Electoral Officer (1920-1927).
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 1655 Days (4 years, 6 months, 12 days)
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (yyyy.mm.dd)Result
Northumberland East, Ontario Independent Liberal 1878.09.17 Defeated
Northumberland East, Ontario Independent Liberal 1874.12.12
(By-Election)
Elected
Northumberland East, Ontario Unseated on petition. Independent Liberal 1874.01.22 Elected
Northumberland East, Ontario Independent Liberal 1872.10.12 During the general election of 1872, elections in the constituencies were held at various times between 1872-07-20 and 1872-10-12. Defeated

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PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Independent Liberal 1872.10.12 -

Family Ties in Parliament
RelativeNameDate of BirthDate of Death
Son-in-law Casey, George Elliott
(M.P.)
1850.03.24 1903.11.30

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