- Williams, Sir William Fenwick
- (1800-1883)Born in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia. Graduated at Woolwich, England, in 1821; entered the army, 1825; and served with distinction in the Crimean War, 1854-1855. On his return to England created a baronet, received the Order of the Bath, and granted a pension of £1000 a year. Nova Scotia presented him with a sword of honour. In 1860-1866 commander of the forces in Canada; during the absence of the governor-general, Sir Edmund Head, administrator of Canada, from Oct. 12, 1860, to Jan. 22, 1861; and in 1865 governor of Nova Scotia. In 1868 full general; and in 1870 governor-general of Gibraltar. In 1877 retired from the army; and in 1881 appointed constable of the Tower.Index: Md Co-operates with Tupper in Confederation movement, 122.Bib.: Dict. Nat. Biog.; Dent, Can. Por.; Taylor, Brit. Am.; Saunders, Three Premiers of Nova Scotia.
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