Powell, William Dummer


Powell, William Dummer
(1755-1834)
   Born in Boston. Called to the bar, 1779. Came to Montreal, and made judge of the district of Hesse with headquarters at Detroit, 1789. Promoted to chief-justiceship, 1815. Retired from the bench, 1825.
   Index: S Judge of Common Pleas in Upper Canada, 178. Bk On Brock's victory at Detroit, 262. Mc Tries and banishes Robert Gourlay, 92.
   Bib.: Read, Lives of the Judges.

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