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The Hon. James McShane

Date of Birth (yyyy-mm-dd):  1833-11-07

Place of Birth:  Montreal, Lower Canada

Deceased Date (yyyy-mm-dd):  1918-12-14 (85 years old)

Profession | Occupation:  merchant, exporter

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 179 days (5 months, 27 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Montreal Centre
On Mr. Curran being appointed Puisne Judge of the Superior Court of Quebec, 18-10-1895
Liberal Party of Canada 1895-12-27
(By-Election)
Elected
St. Anne Liberal Party of Canada 1896-06-23 Defeated

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Liberal Party of Canada 1895-12-27 - 1896-06-22
Committees - House of Commons

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Standing Committee on Railways, Canals and Telegraph Lines Member 7th Parliament, 6th Session
(1896-01-02 - 1896-04-23)
Standing Committee on Banking and Commerce Member 7th Parliament, 6th Session
(1896-01-02 - 1896-04-23)
Standing Committee on Agriculture and Colonization Member 7th Parliament, 6th Session
(1896-01-02 - 1896-04-23)

Provincial / Territorial Political Experience

Provincial / Territorial Political Affiliation
Political Affiliation Province / Territory Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
Liberal Party Quebec 1878-05-01 - 1888-03-23
Liberal Party Quebec 1890-06-17 - 1892-03-07
Provincial / Territorial Constituency
Constituencies Province / Territory Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
Montréal no. 6 Legislative Assembly of Quebec 1890-06-17 - 1892-03-07
Montreal West Legislative Assembly of Quebec 1878-05-01 - 1886-10-13
Montréal-Centre Legislative Assembly of Quebec 1886-10-14 - 1888-03-23
Provincial / Territorial Assembly
Assembly Province / Territory Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
Legislative Assembly of Quebec Quebec 1878-05-01 - 1888-03-23
Legislative Assembly of Quebec Quebec 1890-06-17 - 1892-03-07
Provincial / Territorial Responsibilities
Responsibility Province / Territory Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
Commissioner of Agriculture and Public Works Quebec 1887-01-29 - 1888-03-23

Municipal Political Experience

Municipality Local Government Function Mandate
Montreal Municipal Government Alderman 1883 - 1887
Montreal Municipal Government Alderman 1868 - 1881
Montreal Municipal Government Mayor 1891 - 1893

Military Service

Military Organization Function Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
Fenian Raids,1866-1871 Military   -  
1st Battalion Volunteer Militia

Decorated for his service during the Fenian Raids.
Military 1866 -  

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 179 days (5 months, 27 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Montreal Centre
On Mr. Curran being appointed Puisne Judge of the Superior Court of Quebec, 18-10-1895
Liberal Party of Canada 1895-12-27
(By-Election)
Elected
St. Anne Liberal Party of Canada 1896-06-23 Defeated

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Liberal Party of Canada 1895-12-27 - 1896-06-22
Committees - House of Commons

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Standing Committee on Railways, Canals and Telegraph Lines Member 7th Parliament, 6th Session
(1896-01-02 - 1896-04-23)
Standing Committee on Banking and Commerce Member 7th Parliament, 6th Session
(1896-01-02 - 1896-04-23)
Standing Committee on Agriculture and Colonization Member 7th Parliament, 6th Session
(1896-01-02 - 1896-04-23)

Provincial / Territorial Political Experience

Provincial / Territorial Political Affiliation
Political Affiliation Province / Territory Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
Liberal Party Quebec 1878-05-01 - 1888-03-23
Liberal Party Quebec 1890-06-17 - 1892-03-07
Provincial / Territorial Constituency
Constituencies Province / Territory Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
Montréal no. 6 Legislative Assembly of Quebec 1890-06-17 - 1892-03-07
Montreal West Legislative Assembly of Quebec 1878-05-01 - 1886-10-13
Montréal-Centre Legislative Assembly of Quebec 1886-10-14 - 1888-03-23
Provincial / Territorial Assembly
Assembly Province / Territory Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
Legislative Assembly of Quebec Quebec 1878-05-01 - 1888-03-23
Legislative Assembly of Quebec Quebec 1890-06-17 - 1892-03-07
Provincial / Territorial Responsibilities
Responsibility Province / Territory Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
Commissioner of Agriculture and Public Works Quebec 1887-01-29 - 1888-03-23

Municipal Political Experience

Municipality Local Government Function Mandate
Montreal Municipal Government Alderman 1883 - 1887
Montreal Municipal Government Alderman 1868 - 1881
Montreal Municipal Government Mayor 1891 - 1893

Military Service

Military Organization Function Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
Fenian Raids,1866-1871 Military   -  
1st Battalion Volunteer Militia

Decorated for his service during the Fenian Raids.
Military 1866 -