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Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 1 decade ago

Who was James R. Mitchell?

I beleive he was a painter

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    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.

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