John McAdam (politician)

John McAdam (politician)

Infobox CanadianMP | name=John McAdam

cabinet =
term_start =1872
term_end =1874
predecessor =John Bolton
successor =Arthur H. Gillmor
birth_date =March 28 1807
birth_place =Ireland
death_date =March 15 1893
death_place =
profession =lumber merchant
party =Liberal-Conservative Party
party colour =Liberal-Conservative
residence =
riding =Charlotte
portfolio =
footnotes =
portfolio 2 =
religion =

John McAdam (b. March 28 1807, Ireland - d. March 15 1893) was a New Brunswick politician and businessman.

He was elected to the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick in 1854 as a Liberal-Conservative to represent the electoral district of Charlotte until 1872 when he was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in the riding of Charlotte and defeated there in 1874 and 1878. He was re-elected to the New Brunswick legislature in 1882 until 1886.

During his time in New Brunswick politics, he was a Member of the Executive Council between September 1867 and October 1 1870. He was Commissioner of Public Works between 1867 and 1868 and he served as President of the Executive Council between 1868 and 1870.

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