Alex McIntosh, Canadian politician, Died at 89


Alexander Joseph McIntosh (March 19, 1934 – September 4, 2023): Canadian Politician

Alexander Joseph McIntosh was a notable Canadian politician affiliated with the Progressive Conservative Party of Nova Scotia. His political career and contributions are outlined below:

Early Life and Political Career:

  • Born in Glace Bay in 1934, Alexander Joseph McIntosh ventured into politics and represented the electoral district of Yarmouth in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly.
  • He made his entry into provincial politics during the 1984 election, triumphing over the Liberal incumbent Fraser Mooney in the Yarmouth riding by 645 votes.

Political Engagements:

  • McIntosh diligently served as a member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from 1984 to 1988, representing the Yarmouth electoral district.
  • Following his initial term, he chose not to seek re-election in 1988 but remained an influential figure in the political landscape.

Later Political Endeavors:

  • In the 1998 election, Alexander Joseph McIntosh made a comeback to the political arena, vying for the Yarmouth seat. However, he was defeated by New Democrat John Deveau but secured the second position, surpassing the Liberal incumbent Richie Hubbard.


  • Alexander Joseph McIntosh passed away on September 4, 2023, at the age of 89, leaving behind a legacy in Nova Scotia’s political history.