Clinkskill, James ♂
Student United College 1868-1869 Chem.
Attended Madras College, St Andrews.
Entered business in Scotland first in cotton and yarn for 13 years then as a groceryman for 3 years. Went to Canada in 1881 to Winnipeg then Battleford where he was active in the community. Moved to Saskatoon in 1889 where he established himself as a business man. Sat in the Territorial Assembly. Mayor of Saskatoon 1900, 1911, and 1912. Active in providing water, sewers and lighting. Governor of the University of Saskatchewan.
A Prairie Memoir: the Life and Times of James Clinkskill 1853-1936, ed. S.D. Hanson (Regina: Canadian Plains Research Center, 2003)
- Various Canadian websites under his name
- James Clinkskill, by Donald Cameron Kerr in Dictionary of Canadian Biography.