Pope, John Henry


Pope, John Henry
(1824-1889)
   Born in the Eastern Townships, Quebec. Elected for Compton to the Canada Assembly, 1857; and in 1867 to the Dominion Parliament. Called to the Cabinet, 1871, as minister of agriculture, and again in 1878 on the return of the Conservatives to power; in 1880 accompanied Sir John Macdonald and Sir Charles Tupper to England in connection with the negotiations as to the Canadian Pacific Railway contract; minister of railways and canals, 1885.
   Index: B Conference with George Brown on Confederation, 152, 154.
   Bib.: Rose, Cyc. Can. Biog.; Dent, Can. Por.

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