Saunders, John

Saunders, John
   Born in Virginia. Joined the royal forces and served throughout the War of Independence. Went to England; studied law and called to the bar. In 1790 appointed judge of the Supreme Court of New Brunswick, and a member of the Council; from 1822 to 1834 chief-justice of the province.
   Index: W Chief justice, 74; dies, 1834, 74.
   Bib.: Hannay, History of New Brunswick.

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