Who was James R. Mitchell?
I beleive he was a painter
- Anonymous1 decade agoFavorite Answer
James Mitchell (March 16, 1843 – December 15, 1897) was a New Brunswick politician. Prior to entering politics, Mitchell was a prominent lawyer in St. Stephen, New Brunswick. In 1882 he was elected to the provincial legislature as a Liberal MLA. He served in government as surveyor-general, commissioner of agriculture, receiver-general and provincial secreatary. Mitchell became Premier in 1896 but resigned in 1897 due to ill health and died shortly after.