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James McMonies
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James McMonies (1800 – January 12, 1888) was an Ontario businessman and political figure. He represented Wentworth North in the 1st Canadian Parliament as a Liberal member.[1]

He was born in Kirkcudbright, Scotland in 1800.[1] McMonies owned a farm and operated a sawmill near the town of Waterdown.[2] He also served as reeve of East Flamborough. McMonies represented the North riding of Wentworth in the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada from 1865 to Confederation, being elected in a by-election held following the death of William Notman.[3] In 1865, he was named clerk in the 3rd Division Court, Wentworth County. He died in Waterdown at the age of 88.[4]


  1. ^ a b Political Biography from the Library of Parliament
  2. ^ Lake Medad and Waterdown, S Mills (1937)
  3. ^ The Canadian parliamentary companion, HJ Morgan (1869)
  4. ^ Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada.  


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