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James Davidson (Canadian politician)

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Succeeded by  Fred Cook
Died  October 6, 1913

Role  Former Mayor of Ottawa
Name  James Davidson
Resigned  1901
James Davidson (Canadian politician)

Occupation  timber trade and manufactured doors; alderman
Previous office  Mayor of Ottawa (1901–1901)

Preceded by  William Dowler Morris

James Davidson (November 1, 1856 – October 6, 1913) was mayor of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada in 1901.

He was born in Ottawa in 1856. With his brothers, he worked in the timber trade and manufactured doors. He served as alderman from 1898 to 1907; he became mayor when W.D. Morris was forced to resign. Davidson was replaced by Fred Cook two months later.

He died in Ottawa of a heart attack in 1913 and was buried in the Beechwood Cemetery.


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