Picture of ROBERTSON,  John Ross
United Church of Canada
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Source: Library and Archives Canada, PA 110159
Date of Birth ( 1841.12.28
Place of Birth: Toronto, Canada West
Deceased Date ( 1918.05.30 (76 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Business manager, correspondent, journalist, newspaper owner, publisher
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 1597 Days (4 years, 4 months, 15 days)
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (
Toronto East, Ontario Independent Conservative 1896.06.23 Elected

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (
Independent Conservative 1896.06.23 - 1900.11.06

^ Committees - House of Commons
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Selected Publications This bibliography includes books, chapters in books and journal articles written, edited, compiled or translated solely by the parliamentarian or with others.

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^ Sole Author Books

  • The history of freemasonry in Canada, from its introduction in 1749.
    Toronto : G.N. Morang; 1900. 2 v.

  • Old Toronto : a selection of excerpts from Landmarks of Toronto .
    Toronto : Macmillan Co. of Canada; 1954. 346 p.

Chapters in Books

  • Notes and biography. Simcoe, Elizabeth
    In: Simcoe, Elizabeth. The diary of Mrs. John Graves Simcoe, wife of the first Lieutenant-Governor of the province of Upper Canada, 1792-6; with notes and biograhy by J. Ross Robertson. Toronto : W. Briggs; 1911. xxix, 440 p.

^ Sole Editor / Compiler / Translator Books

  • Robertson's Landmarks of Toronto; a collection of historical sketches of the old town of York from 1792 until 1837, and of Toronto from 1834 to 1914 .
    Toronto : J.R. Robertson; 1894-1914. 6 v.


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