GRAY, John Hamilton, Q.C.
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Source: Library and Archives Canada, C 061909
Date of Birth ( 1814
Place of Birth: Saint-George, Bermuda
Deceased Date ( 1889.06.05 (75 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Lawyer
Notes: Father of Confederation; attended the Charlottetown (Sept. 1864) and Quebec (Oct. 1864).
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 1747 Days (4 years, 9 months, 13 days)
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ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (
City and County of St. John, New Brunswick Resignation. Appointed Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia. Conservative (1867-1942) 1867.09.20 During the general election of 1867, elections in the constituencies were held at various times between 1867-08-07 and 1867-09-20. Elected

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PartyTerm (
Conservative (1867-1942) 1867.09.20 - 1872.07.01

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Federal Public Office
^ Commission of Inquiry
FunctionCommissionTerm (
Commissioner Royal Commission on Chinese Immigration 1884.07.04 - 1885
Commissioner Commission to investigate charges against Captain James Cooper, agent of the Department of Marine and Fisheries at Victoria, British Columbia 1877.11 - 1878
Military Service

Military OrganizationFunctionTerm (
Queen's New Brunswick Rangers Lieutenant-Colonel C.O. 1850.01 -
New Brunswick Regiment, Canadian Artillery Captain 1840.05.25 - 1850
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 Books

  • Confederation; or, the political and parliamentary history of Canada, from the conference at Québec, in October 1864, to the admission of British Columbia, in July 1871.
    Toronto : Copp Clark; 1872. 432 p.


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