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James Mowat

James Mowat

Male 1889 - 1962  (73 years)

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  • Name James Mowat 
    Born 6 Oct 1889  Hoy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Oct 1962  West Coast General Hospital, Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1901  My Relatives
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 

    Father Thomas Robertson Mowat,   b. 5 Jan 1851, Hoy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Jean Mckid Sutherland,   b. 19 Sep 1854, Hoy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 4 Feb 1885 
    Family ID F591  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Isabella Margaret Davidson,   b. 6 Oct 1887, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1951, West Coast General Hospital, Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 1918 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. James Davidson Mowat,   b. 27 Apr 1921, Sedgwick, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1975, West Coast General Hospital, Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F1006  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Caroline Lichenwald,   b. 23 Sep 1908, Killaly, Sask Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Maple Ridge Hospital, Maple Ridge, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F1005  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • at 1891 census at Garson, Hoy
      at 1901 census at "Garson", Hoy

      Enrolled in Canadian Forces WW1 a Chaffeur residence Edmunton. Next of Kin Mother Garson, Hoy

      James Mowat (October 6, 1889 – October 26, 1962) was a Scottish-born merchant and political figure in British Columbia. He represented Alberni in the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia from 1941 to 1952 as a Liberal member of the coalition government. In the 1949 election we was elected as an independent because he lost the nomination for the party in his riding.
      Mowat came to Canada in 1910. In 1918, he married Isabella Margaret Davidson. Mowat was defeated when he ran for re-election in 1952 as a Liberal. He died in 1962 of a cerebral hemorrhage.
      Address at death RR£ Faber Road, Alberni