James Cochrane (mayor)
Mayor James Cochrane
|26th Mayor of Montreal|
|Preceded by||Raymond Préfontaine|
|Succeeded by||Hormidas Laporte|
|Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Montréal division no. 4|
|Preceded by||Albert William Atwater|
|Succeeded by||George Washington Stephens, Jr.|
|Born||15 September 1852|
Kincardine, Scotland, United Kingdom
|Died||28 May 1905 (aged 52)|
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Cochrane was educated at the British Canadian School and Collegiate College, then began a career in construction-related activity. He was also a Canadian soldier deployed to fight the North-West Rebellion in 1885.
Besides his term as Mayor, Cochrane also served in provincial politics winning the Montréal division no. 4 riding in the 1900 and 1904 Quebec elections. He served in the 10th Legislative Assembly of Quebec concurrent with his service as Montreal Mayor. He was re-elected to a second provincial term in the 11th Assembly, but died in office at Montreal on 28 May 1905.
- James Cochrane at City of Montreal
- "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.
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