Aylwin Thomas Cushing 1806-1871 Born In Quebec City Studied Law





and called to the bar, 1828. First entered public life, 1841, as member

for Portneuf. After filling the office of solicitor-general in two

administrations, raised to the bench, 1848. =Index=: (Lord Sydenham era) Opposed to

union of provinces, 235. (Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Member for Portneuf, his relations with

Reform party in Upper Canada, 79; supports Cuvillier for speakership,

1841, 87; his attitude as to debt for public works, 99; denounces

government, 130; becomes solicitor-general for Lower Canada, 134;

elected for Quebec, 1844, 252; his bitter attack on Metcalfe on his

elevation to peerage, 257; solicitor-general, 284. (Lord Elgin era) One of opposition

leaders in 1847, 45; returned in 1847 elections, 50; solicitor-general

for Lower Canada in La Fontaine-Baldwin ministry, 53; member of

Seigniorial Court, 187. =Bib.=: Dent, Can. Por. and Last Forty

Years.





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