• Born year: 1813
  • Born in: n.a.
  • Death date: 1897-02-27
James Austin (businessman)

James Austin (6 March 1813 – February 27, 1897) was a prominent nineteenth century Toronto businessman. He was born in Tandragee, County Armagh, Northern Ireland to a Methodist family. He immigrated to Canada at age sixteen along with his parents and became apprenticed to a printer.