Blair, Andrew George


Blair, Andrew George
(1844-1907)
   Born in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Educated there, and called to the bar, 1866. In 1878 member of the New Brunswick Assembly for York; in 1879 leader of the opposition; and in 1883 premier of the province. In 1896 resigned and became minister of railways and canals in the Dominion government, under Laurier, retiring in 1903. In February, 1904, chairman of the Railway Commission of Canada, resigning in October of the same year.
   Index: T Premier of New Brunswick during Tilley's governorship, 138.
   Bib.: Morgan, Can. Men; Rose, Cyc. Can. Biog.; Who's Who, 1906.

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