Neil Franklin MacKay

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Neil Franklin MacKay (September 22, 1864[1] – January 24, 1922[2]) was a lawyer and political figure in British Columbia. He represented Kaslo from 1907 to 1916 in the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia as a Conservative.

He was born in West River, Pictou County, Nova Scotia, the son of Alexander MacKay, and was educated at the Pictou Academy and Dalhousie University.[1] He was called to the Bar for the Northwest Territories in 1894 and then to the British Columbia bar in 1897.[3] MacKay was Deputy Commissioner of Lands and Works in British Columbia from 1901 until 1907, when he resigned that office in 1907 to run for a seat in the provincial assembly.[1] He died in Victoria at the age of 57.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Chambers, Ernest J (1912). Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1912. 
  2. ^ a b "Vital Event Death Registration". BC Archives. Retrieved 2011-09-17. 
  3. ^ Parker, C W (1916). Northern who's who; a biographical dictionary of men and women. Volume 1. p. 475. Retrieved 2011-09-20.