Vidal, Alexander


Vidal, Alexander
(1819-1906)
   Born at Brocknell, Berkshire, England. Educated at Christ's Hospital, London, and in 1834 came to Canada with his parents. Served in the militia during the Rebellion of 1837; and afterwards lieutenant-colonel of the Lambton Reserve militia; member of the Legislative Council for the St. Clair division, 1863-1867; in 1873 appointed to the Senate. President of the Dominion Alliance for the Suppression of the Liquor Traffic.
   Index: B His resolution in favour of prohibition, 249.
   Bib.: Morgan, Can. Men.

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