- Stuart, Sir James
- (1780-1853)Born at Fort Hunter, New York. Educated at King's College, Windsor, Nova Scotia. Appointed assistant secretary to the government of Lower Canada in 1800; and solicitor-general, 1801. Entered the House of Assembly, for Montreal, 1808; attorney-general for Lower Canada, 1825; and in 1831 suspended from office by Lord Aylmer, and suspension confirmed by colonial secretary; a few months later the injustice of the decision admitted, and offered the chief-justiceship of Newfoundland, but declined the position. Appointed chief-justice of Lower Canada by Durham in 1838. Created a baronet, 1841.Index: Sy Praised by Colonial Gazette, 140; consulted by Sydenham, 191; accompanies him to Upper Canada, 195. E Chief-justice of the Court of Appeal of Lower Canada, and succeeded in 1853, by Sir L. H. La Fontaine, 105.Bib.: Morgan, Cel. Can.; Dict. Nat. Biog.; Christie, History of Lower Canada.
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