Canadian History Dictionary Wilcox Absalom
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Aids Mackenzie's escape, 383.
(Wilmot era) Candidate in St. John County, opposes responsible
Aroostook War 1839 Wilmot Era Arose Out Of Unsettled Boundary Question
between Maine and New Brunswick, 135. =Bib.=: Sprague, The
(Egerton Ryerson era) Opposes Sir Charles Metcalfe, 126.
Sherwood Levins Peters 1777-1850 Born In St John's Lower Canada
Removed to Upper Canada; studied law and called to the bar, 180...
Weatherbe Sir Robert Linton 1836- Born In Prince Edward Island
Educated at Prince of Wales's College, Charlottetown, and Acadi...
Rises in Rocky Mountains, and flows into Strait of
Aiken Thomas B
(Joseph Howe era) Contributes to The Club in Howe's Nova
Born in England, 1758. Accompanied Captain Cook on
his last vo...
New Brunswick Land Company
(Wilmot era) Involved in crown lands dispute, 26,
North America, etc.
O'donoghue William B
A professor in St. Boniface College. Elected a
member of the f...
Plessis Joseph Octave
Bishop of Quebec, 1806 to 1825. Named
archbishop of Quebec in ...
The earliest canal in Canada and in North America was that at
Son of foregoing. Scottish half-breed, in western fur
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Nephew of Sir Frederick Haldimand...
Mctavish Simon 1750-1804 Born In The Highlands Of Scotland A Man
of "enormous energy and decision of character." Settled at Mont...
Leslie Alexander 1740?-1794 British General Index : Lord Dorchester Era In
command at Charleston, S. C., 197; embarks his force with large...
Armour John Douglas 1830-1903 Educated At Upper Canada College And
the University of Toronto; studied law and called to the bar, 1...
Chauveau Pierre Joseph Olivier 1820-1890 Born At Quebec Educated
at Quebec; studied law and called to the bar of Lower Canada. First
entered public life, 1844, defeating John Neilson in Quebec County.
Represented the same constituency in the Assembly until 1855.
Solicitor-general, in Hincks-Morin ministry, 1851; and provincial
secretary, 1853. In 1855 succeeded Dr. Meilleur as chief superintendent
of education of Lower Canada. In 1867 elected to the Dominion
Parliament, as well as to the Quebec House, and the same year formed a
provincial ministry. Resigned, 1873, and the same year Speaker of the
Senate, retiring in 1874. Three years later sheriff of Montreal.
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