John Bolton (Canadian politician)

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John Bolton (November 18, 1824 – July 14, 1872) was a New Brunswick businessman and political figure. He represented Charlotte in the 1st Canadian Parliament as a Liberal member.[1]

He was born in England in 1824 and educated there. He was a merchant at Saint Stephen, New Brunswick.[2] In 1858, he married a Miss Christiana Hezediah Upton. His sister Kate married Benjamin Robert Stephenson who represented Charlotte in the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick.[3] Bolton died at Saint Stephen in 1872.[4]

His daughter Ethel married William Frederick Todd, who served in the provincial assembly and the House of Commons and went on to become Lieutenant Governor for the province.[5]