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CHAFFERS, The Hon. William Henry
Picture of CHAFFERS, The Hon. William Henry
Photographer:
William James Topley
© Public Domain

Source: Library and Archives Canada, PA 025483
Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1827.08.02
Place of Birth: Québec, Lower Canada
Deceased Date (yyyy.mm.dd): 1894.07.19 (66 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Merchant
Notes: Baptized Guillaume-Henri-Jacques.
Grandson of François Blanchet, member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec (1809-1816, 1818-1930).
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 9767 Days (26 years, 8 months, 27 days)
^ Senate
Senatorial DivisionPolitical Affiliation at NominationTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)Appointed on the advice of
Rougemont, Quebec Liberal 1867.10.23 - 1894.07.19 Royal Proclamation
^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Liberal 1867.10.23 - 1894.07.19

^ Committees - Senate
Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

CommitteeRoleDuring Session
Standing Committee on Banking and Commerce Member 7th Parl., 3rd Session (1893.01.26 - 1893.04.01)
Standing Committee on Contingent Accounts Member 7th Parl., 3rd Session (1893.01.26 - 1893.04.01)
Standing Committee on Banking and Commerce Member 7th Parl., 2nd Session (1892.02.25 - 1892.07.09)
Standing Committee on Contingent Accounts Member 7th Parl., 2nd Session (1892.02.25 - 1892.07.09)
Standing Committee on Banking and Commerce Member 7th Parl., 1st Session (1891.04.29 - 1891.09.30)
Standing Committee on Contingent Accounts Member 7th Parl., 1st Session (1891.04.29 - 1891.09.30)

^ Committees - Joint
Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

CommitteeRoleDuring Session
Standing Joint Committee on the Library of Parliament Member 3rd Parl., 1st Session (1874.03.26 - 1874.05.26)

Municipal Political Experience
MunicipalityLocal GovernmentFunctionMandate
Saint-Césaire,
Quebec
Municipal Government Mayor -
Rouville County,
Quebec
Municipal Government Warden -
Military Service


Military OrganizationFunctionTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Volunteer Militia Lieutenant-Colonel -

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