James Johnston

Politician, Deceased Person

1849 – 1924

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Who was James Johnston?

Sir James Johnston PC was a unionist politician in Northern Ireland.

Johnston was a company director and was elected to the Belfast Corporation for the Irish Unionist Party. He was High Sheriff of Belfast in 1912/3, and Lord Mayor of Belfast from 1917 to 1919. In 1921, he was elected to the Senate of Northern Ireland, but served only three years. He was a Deputy Speaker of the Senate from 1921 until 1923.

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Born
Nov 29, 1849
Also known as
  • Sir James Johnston
Nationality
  • Northern Ireland
Profession
Died
Apr 13, 1924

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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