Canadian History Dictionary Marchand Felix Gabriel 1832-1900 Born In St Johns Quebec
Educated at St. Hyacinthe College. Elected to the Legislative A...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Marries Champlain, 66; spends four ye...
Opened 1668, in a house belonging to the widow of
Baldwin La Fontaine Hincks And Their Time
Minutes of Executive
Council, Correspondence, registers, index...
Born 1603. Brother of Sir David and Sir Lewis Kirke.
Dunn John Henry
Came to Canada in 1820, from England.
Receiver-general and mem...
Nicholson Sir Francis 1660-1728 Born In England Entered The Army
1678; lieutenant-governor of the colonies north of Chesapeake B...
(Count Frontenac era) Town-major of Quebec, 257; strengthens de...
(Bishop Laval era) Charitable work of, and of his brother,
Bib : Hodge Handbook Of North American Indians Parkman Pioneers
Elgin And His Time
Minutes of Executive Council, Correspondence,
Served in the siege of Quebec. On July 29, 1759, in
Hind Henry Youle
Born in Nottingham, England, 1823. Travelled in
Mexico, 1846. ...
Wrangell Ferdinand Petrovitch Baron Von 1796-1870 Born In
Pleskau, Esthonia. Educated in the school for cadets in St. Pet...
(George Brown Era) Members of British government in 1862
(Lord Dorchester era) Case against, in connection with Walker
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Aids Mackenzie's escape, 383.
Born in France. Governor of Guadaloupe; sent in 1756
Salaberry Charles Michel D'irumberry De 1778-1829 Born At
Beauport, near Quebec. Entered the British army; served for ele...
Greenway Thomas 1838-1909 Born In Cornwall England Came To
Canada with his parents, 1844. Educated at the public schools o...
Dunkin Christopher 1811-1881 Born In London England Educated At
the Universities of London and Glasgow. Emigrated to America; studied at
Harvard University, and for a time tutor of Greek in that institution.
Came to Canada about 1836, and engaged in newspaper work. Appointed
secretary to the Education Commission, 1838, and subsequently secretary
to the Post-office Commission. Assistant-secretary for Lower Canada,
1841-1847; called to the bar, 1846. Unsuccessfully contested the county
of Drummond for a seat in the Legislative Assembly, 1844, but elected to
represent Drummond and Arthabaska, 1857. Defeated, 1861, but elected for
the county of Brome, 1862. Retained his seat until Confederation, when
elected by the same county to the House of Commons. At first an opponent
of Confederation, but afterwards a strong supporter. Provincial
treasurer of Quebec, 1867; entered the Dominion Cabinet as minister of
agriculture, 1869. Appointed a judge of the Superior Court of Quebec,
1871; held office until his death. Name associated with the Canada
Temperance Act, better known as the "Dunkin Act." =Bib.=: Dent's Can.
Por. and Last Forty Years.
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