Whelan, Edward


Whelan, Edward
(1824-1867)
   Born in County Mayo, Ireland. Emigrated to Nova Scotia, and employed in the office of the Nova Scotian, under Joseph Howe. Moved to Prince Edward Island, 1842, and immediately threw himself into the struggle for popular rights; elected to the Assembly; a member of the Council, 1864, when he represented his province at the Quebec Conference. Died at Charlottetown.
   Index: T Delegate to Quebec Conference from Prince Edward Island, 77.
   Bib.: Davin, The Irishman in Canada.

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