Lougheed, Sir James Alexander

Sir James Alexander Lougheed, lawyer, senator (b at Brampton, Canada W Sept 1854; d at Ottawa 2 Nov 1925). He practised law in Toronto and Calgary where he was in partnership with R.B. BENNETT. In 1889 he was appointed to the Senate and was its Conservative leader 1906-21. Created privy councillor in 1911, for 7 years he was minister without portfolio in the administration of Sir Robert BORDEN. He then held several portfolios until Mackenzie KING took office in 1921. In 1928 a mountain west of Calgary was named after him.