Smith, James


Smith, James
(1808-1868)
   Born in Montreal. Studied law, and called to the bar of Lower Canada, 1830. Elected to the Legislature for Missisquoi, 1844. Appointed attorney-general the same year and held office until 1847, when he was appointed to the Court of Queen's Bench, Lower Canada; puisne judge of the Superior Court, 1849-1868.
   Index: BL Attorney-general for Lower Canada, 1844, 246.
   Bib.: Morgan, Cel. Can.

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