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John Urquhart

In office
1888 – 1891
Preceded by Geo. Andrew
Succeeded by G. Andrew

Born 1844
Oakville, Ontario
Died Dec 17, 1933
Oakville, Ontario

John Urquhart (1844 – December 17, 1933)[1][2] was a medical doctor and mayor of Oakville, Ontario, Canada from 1888 to 1891.

At age sixteen, Uquhart ran away from home and worked as a sailor aboard Great Lakes ships.[3] He subsequently worked as a farmer before embarking on a medical career.[1] He studied at the Rolph School of Medicine in Toronto, University of Trinity College, and the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.[1]

Urquhart served as mayor of Oakville for two terms from 1888 to 1891.[4][1]

See also


  1. ^ a b c d The Canadian Medical Association Journal: 338. March, 1934. Archived from the original on 2009-12-08.  
  2. ^ Buxton, Harry (June 2008). "A Pharmacopoeia and John Urquhart – 1802-1867". Okaville Historical Society Newsletter. pp. 10. Retrieved 09 December 2009.  
  3. ^ "Health Care As It Was". Okaville Historical Society. Archived from the original on 2009-12-09. Retrieved 09 December 2009.  
  4. ^ "Chronology of Oakville Mayors Since 1857". Town of Oakville. Archived from the original on 2009-09-15. Retrieved 2009-12-08.  


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