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James Cowan (Manitoba politician) was born on 5 September, 1914 in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, Canada, is a politician. Discover James Cowan (Manitoba politician)’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 83 years old?

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Age 83 years old
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Born 5 September 1914
Birthday 5 September
Birthplace Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, Canada
Date of death January 4, 1997 (aged 82) – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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Nationality Canada

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Cowan worked as a lawyer in Winnipeg until 1984. He served in the Canadian Army during World War II and was later president of the Canadian Legion Memorial Housing Foundation within Manitoba. During this period, he was known as a vigorous proponent of housing for retired veterans.


The New Democratic Party defeated the Progressive Conservatives in the 1969 provincial election, and NDP candidate Bud Boyce defeated Cowan by almost 1,000 votes in the Winnipeg Centre riding.


Cowan was first elected to the Manitoba legislature in the 1958 provincial election, winning an easy victory in the riding of Winnipeg Centre. He was returned in the elections of 1959, 1962 and 1966, never encountering any serious challenges. He was never appointed to cabinet, but served as deputy speaker for a time.


He ran for the House of Commons of Canada as a Progressive Conservative in the 1953 federal election, but lost to Liberal incumbent William Weir in the riding of Portage—Neepawa. He later moved to Winnipeg, and served as a member of the Winnipeg City Council from 1955 to 1958.


Cowan was married twice, first to Dorothy Jones in 1945 and then, after they divorced, to Rose Amy Cooper in 1956. Cowan died in Winnipeg and was buried in Portage la Prairie.


He first ran for public office in the 1941 provincial election, as a candidate of the Conservative Party of Manitoba in the electoral district of Winnipeg. Winnipeg, at the time, elected ten members by preferential balloting in an at-large poll. Cowan finished last among the Conservative candidates, and was eliminated on the tenth count with only 665 votes.


Cowan was born in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, the son of Thomas Hind Cowan and Robena Isabel Taylor. He was educated at the Manitoba Law School in Winnipeg and was called to the Manitoba bar in 1939.


James Cowan (September 5, 1914 – January 4, 1997) was a Canadian lawyer and politician who served as a Progressive Conservative member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba from 1958 to 1969.