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|Sir John Strathearn Hendrie|
|Member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for Hamilton West|
|Preceded by||Andrew Alex Colquhoun|
|Succeeded by||John Allan|
|11th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario|
|Preceded by||John Morison Gibson|
|Succeeded by||Lionel Herbert Clarke|
|Born||)August 15, 1857
Hamilton, Upper Canada
|Died||July 17, 1923) (aged 65)
|Resting place||Hamilton Cemetery|
|Spouse(s)||Lena Henderson (1885)|
|Alma mater||Upper Canada College|
|Cabinet||Minister Without Portfolio (1905-1914)|
John Hendrie was born in 1857 in Hamilton, Ontario and was educated at Upper Canada College. He became a railway contractor and promoted the Hamilton Bridge Works. In 1885 he married Lena Henderson. A Member of Provincial Parliament from 1902 to 1914, he held the positions of Minister without Portfolio and Hydro-Electric Commissioner. He also commanded the 2nd Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery. Hendrie was appointed Lieutenant Governor of Ontario in 1914 and served until 1919. Much of his time in Office was spent helping the War Effort and hosting soldiers, seamen and dignitaries. He is the only Ontario viceroy to live at two Government Houses, including Chorley Park. He was knighted in 1915, and died in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1923.
- Bailey, Thomas Melville (1991). Dictionary of Hamilton Biography (Vol II, 1876-1924). W.L. Griffin Ltd. p. 143.
- "John Strathearn Hendrie". Dictionary of Canadian Biography (online ed.). University of Toronto Press. 1979–2005.
- Ontario Legislative Assembly Parliamentarian History