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GOWAN, Sir James Robert
Picture of GOWAN, Sir James Robert
Studio:
William James Topley
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Source: Library and Archives Canada, C 070565
Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1815.12.22
Place of Birth: Cahore, County Wexford, Ireland
Deceased Date (yyyy.mm.dd): 1909.03.18 (93 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Judge, lawyer
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 8062 Days (22 years, 26 days)
^ Senate
Senatorial DivisionPolitical Affiliation at NominationTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)Appointed on the advice of
Barrie, Ontario Resigned Liberal-Conservative 1885.01.29 - 1907.02.25 Macdonald, John Alexander
^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Liberal-Conservative 1885.01.29 - 1907.02.25

^ 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 Divorce Chair 9th Parl., 4th Session (1904.03.10 - 1904.08.10)
Standing Committee on Divorce Chair 9th Parl., 3rd Session (1903.03.12 - 1903.10.24)
Standing Committee on Miscellaneous Private Bills Member 9th Parl., 3rd Session (1903.03.12 - 1903.10.24)
Standing Committee on Divorce Chair 9th Parl., 2nd Session (1902.02.13 - 1902.05.15)
Standing Committee on Miscellaneous Private Bills Member 9th Parl., 2nd Session (1902.02.13 - 1902.05.15)
Standing Committee on Divorce Member 9th Parl., 1st Session (1901.02.06 - 1901.05.23)
Standing Committee on Miscellaneous Private Bills Member 9th Parl., 1st Session (1901.02.06 - 1901.05.23)

^ 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 9th Parl., 4th Session (1904.03.10 - 1904.08.10)
Standing Joint Committee on the Library of Parliament Member 9th Parl., 3rd Session (1903.03.12 - 1903.10.24)
Standing Joint Committee on the Library of Parliament Member 9th Parl., 2nd Session (1902.02.13 - 1902.05.15)
Standing Joint Committee on the Library of Parliament Member 9th Parl., 1st Session (1901.02.06 - 1901.05.23)

Federal Public Office
^ Commission of Inquiry
FunctionCommissionTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Commissioner Royal Commission on Canadian Pacific Railway, 1873 1870.11.16 - 1871
Selected Publications This bibliography includes books, chapters in books and journal articles written, edited, compiled or translated solely by the parliamentarian or with others.

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^ Sole Author Chapters in Books

  • The Gowan pedigree.
    In: Life of Sir James Gowan. Toronto : University Press; 1911. p. 275-328

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