Blake William Hume 1809-1870 Born In Ireland Educated At Trinity





College, Dublin, and emigrated to Canada in his youth. During the

Rebellion in 1837, paymaster of the Royal Foresters. Called to the bar

of Upper Canada, 1838. A member of the Legislative Assembly for East

York, 1847, and solicitor-general in the La Fontaine-Baldwin

administration, 1848-1849. In 1850 chancellor of Upper Canada, retiring

March, 1862. =Index=: (Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Speaks before Reform Association, Toronto,

223; elected for York, 279; solicitor-general, 1848, 284; absent in

Europe, 284; on Rebellion Losses Bill, 314-315; quarrel with MacNab,

315; burnt in effigy in Toronto, 318; raised to the bench, 337. (Lord Elgin era)

Returned in elections, 1847, 50; solicitor-general for Upper Canadian

first La Fontaine-Baldwin Cabinet, 53; father of Edward Blake; attacks

Family Compact; bitter conflict with Sir Allan MacNab, 69. (George Brown Era) Speaks

before Toronto Reform Association, 1811, 21; burnt in effigy, 36; in the

fight for responsible government, 261. (Sir John A Macdonald era) Challenged by John A.

Macdonald, 36. (William Lyon Mackenzie era) Solicitor-general, debate on Rebellion Losses Bill,

489. =Bib.=: Dent, Can. Por., and Last Forty Years; Read, Lives of

the Judges; Cyc. Am. Biog.





Blake Edward 1833- Born In Adelaide Ontario Educated At Upper Blanchard Hiram facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Feedback