Smith, Sir Henry


Smith, Sir Henry
(1812-1868)
   Born in London, England. Came to Canada with his parents; studied law and called to the bar of Upper Canada, 1836. Entered Parliament, 1841, as member for Frontenac; appointed solicitor-general, 1854, in MacNab-Morin ministry, and held same office in succeeding governments till 1858. Elected Speaker, 1858. Knighted, 1860, on the occasion of the visit of the Prince of Wales to Canada.
   Index: E Solicitor-general for Upper Canada in MacNab-Morin ministry, 141; judge of Seigniorial Court, 187.
   Bib.: Morgan, Cel. Can.; Dent, Last Forty Years.

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