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Reverend Major James Craig Tolmie was a Canadian politician, Presbyterian clergyman and soldier. He was first elected to the Ontario legislature in 1914 as the Liberal MPP for Windsor. During World War I he served as chaplain for the 99th Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force. He was a candidate in the 1919 Ontario LIberal leadership convention placing second, 37 votes behind Hartley Dewart on the second ballot. Tolmie ran for the leadership again in 1922 losing to Wellington Hay. He left the legislature in 1923 and returned to the pulpit.
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