John Frederick Hume

IntroCanadian politician
Was Politician 


Type Politics 
Birth 8 August 1860 
Death 6 February 1935 

(aged 74 years)

John Frederick Hume (August 8, 1860 – February 6, 1935) was a miner, notary public and political figure in British Columbia. He represented West Kootenay South in the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia from 1894 to 1898.
He was born in Jacksonville, New Brunswick, of Scottish origin, and was educated there. In 1891, Hume married Lydia J. Irvine. He served as a justice of the peace. Hume lived in Nelson. He served in the provincial cabinet as Provincial Secretary and Minister of Mines. In 1898, Hume and his wife Lydia opened the Hume Hotel in Nelson. He sold the hotel to Wilmer C. Wells in 1907. Hume died in Nelson at the age of 74.