The Hon.
James Alexander Robb
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Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Huntingdon
In office
Preceded byRobert Nelson Walsh
Succeeded byDistrict was abolished in 1914
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Châteauguay—Huntingdon
In office
Preceded byDistrict was created in 1914
Succeeded byDennis James O'Connor
Personal details
Born(1859-08-10)10 August 1859
Huntingdon, Canada East
Died11 November 1929(1929-11-11) (aged 70)
Toronto, Ontario
Political partyLiberal

James Alexander Robb, PC (10 August 1859 – November 11, 1929) was a Canadian Member of Parliament and cabinet minister. Robb was a member of the Liberal Party of Canada.

He served as Liberal Party Whip from 1919 to 1921.

From 5 September 1925 to 28 June 1926 and again from 25 September 1926 until his death, he served as Minister of Finance in the administration of William Lyon Mackenzie King. He served briefly as Acting Minister of National Defence in October 1926.


Political offices Preceded byHenry Herbert Stevens Minister of Trade and Commerce 1921–1923 Succeeded byThomas Andrew Low Preceded byThomas Andrew Low Minister of Trade and Commerce (acting) 1925–1926 Succeeded byHenry Herbert Stevens (acting)