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John Angus Kirk

Canadian politician

Died when: 73 years 196 days (882 months)
Star Sign: Pisces

 

John Angus Kirk

John Angus Kirk (March 1, 1837 – September 13, 1910) was a Canadian politician and farmer.He was elected to the House of Commons of Canada as a Member of the Liberal Party to represent the riding of Guysborough.

He was defeated in 1878 and re-elected in 1882 and 1887.He was the son of Angus Kirk, of Scottish descent.He was educated in Glenelg and at Saint Francis Xavier University and became a farmer in Guysborough County.

Kirk was a councillor for St.Mary's, Nova Scotia and a member of the Canadian military as a Lieutenant-Colonel in the .

He represented Guysborough County in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from 1867 to 1874, when he resigned his seat to run for a seat in the House of Commons.

He was married twice: to Sarah Susannah McLean in 1864 and later married a Miss Henry.


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