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John Fitzwilliam Stairs
Birth: Jan. 19, 1848
Death: Sep. 26, 1904

Politician. Stairs served as a Member of the Nova Scotia Legislature Assembly from 1879 to 1882, and as a Member of the Conservative Party in the Canadian House of Commons in Ottawa, Ontario. Also a noted businessman, Stairs was a prominent member of the Stairs family from Nova Scotia, who made there money in shipping, and later was Director of several companies including the Eastern Trust, Nova Scotia Steel, Halifax Steamboat Company, Trinidad Electric and Royal Securities, and Consumer Cordage. His brother was the famous Victorian-era explorer and adventurer, William Grant Stairs. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Charlotte Jane Fogo Stairs (1847 - 1886)*
 
 Children:
  James Alfred Stairs (1876 - 1958)*
  Gilbert Sutherland Stairs (1882 - 1947)*
  Walter Stairs (1884 - 1886)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairview Lawn Cemetery
Halifax
Halifax County
Nova Scotia, Canada
 
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Originally Created by: K
Record added: Mar 18, 2004
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