Elmsley John 1762-1805 Born In England Succeeded William Osgoode

as chief-justice of Upper Canada, 1796, and again as chief-justice of

Lower Canada, 1802. At the same time became a member of the Executive

Council. In February, 1803, appointed president of the Legislative

Council--a position he held until his death. =Index=: (John Graves Simcoe era) Becomes

chief-justice, 178. (General Brock era) His death, 69. =Bib.=: Morgan, Cel. Can.;

Read, Lives of the Judges.