John Alexander Buchanan

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John Alexander Buchanan
Senator from Alberta
In office
January 15, 1959 October 2, 1965
Personal details
Born(1887-03-04)March 4, 1887
Comber, Ontario, Canada
DiedMay 9, 1976(1976-05-09) (aged 89)
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Political partyProgressive Conservative
Alma mater University of Toronto

John Alexander Buchanan (March 4, 1887 – May 9, 1976) was a politician and civil engineer from Alberta, Canada. [1]

Buchanan was appointed to the Senate of Canada on January 15, 1959 on the advice of John Diefenbaker. He retired from the Senate on October 2, 1965.

Bear Creek a tributary flowing into the Peace River was formally renamed Buchanan Creek in his honor.

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  1. Canada, Public Archives of (1968). "The Canadian Directory of Parliament, 1867-1967".