Saunders, John Simcoe


Saunders, John Simcoe
(1795-1878)
   Born in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Went to England; educated at Oxford University. Called to the bar of Nova Scotia, 1819, and to that of Lower Canada, 1820. Surveyor-general of New Brunswick, 1840, and provincial secretary, 1845. Appointed to the Legislative Council, of which he became Speaker, 1866; also senior justice of the Court of Common Pleas.
   Index: W Advocate-general, New Brunswick, 34; Partelow succeeds as provincial secretary, 116.
   Bib.: The Law of Pleading and Evidence in Civil Actions. For biog., seeMorgan, Annual Register, 1878; Hannay, History of New Brunswick.

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