Blair, Adam Johnston Fergusson


Blair, Adam Johnston Fergusson
(1815-1867)
   Member of the Legislative Assembly of Canada, 1848-1857; appointed to the Legislative Council, 1860; receiver-general, 1863; member of Executive Council and provincial secretary, 1863-1864; president of the Executive Council, 1866. Appointed president of the Privy Council and a member of the first Dominion Cabinet, 1867.
   Index: Md President of Privy Council in first Dominion Cabinet, 134; agrees to support coalition, 137; his death, 138. B Called upon to form ministry, but fails, 149. T Member first Confederation ministry, 129.
   Bib.: Dent, Last Forty Years.

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