Wilmot, Lemuel Allan


Wilmot, Lemuel Allan
(1809-1878)
   W His work for responsible government, 2; born in Sunbury County, New Brunswick, 1809, 2; his ancestry, 3; attorney-general, 1848, 7; a Baptist, 9; his mother, 10; education, 10-11; studies law, 11; interest in militia, 12; his success as a lawyer, 31; enters public life as member for York County, 1834, 31; re-elected, 1835, 32; his eminence as a stump orator, 32, 33; takes leading part in debates, 35; his interest in crown lands question, 35; and question of salaries of customs officials, 38-39; sent to England as delegate, 41-42, 45; again goes to England on behalf of Assembly, reCivil List Bill, 46; elected for York, 47; obtains new charter for King's College, 49-56; on provincial salaries, 61-63; nominated for Speaker, but declines to run, 66; advocates reform of Legislative Council, 68-69; enters the government, 72-73; opposes address to Metcalfe, 74; attacked by Loyalist, 75; resigns over Reade appointment, 77; his letter to the governor on same, 77-79; views on education, 83, 88-91; advocates initiation of money grants by executive, 91-93; 94-97; opposes bill requiring executive councillors, etc., to be re-elected, 99-100; re-elected for York, 102; declines seat in government, 102-103; enters government as attorney-general, 116-117; speaks at Portland Railway Convention, 119-126; views on railway question, 126-127; consolidation of criminal law and other legislation, 127-128; on reduction of judges, 129; appointed to bench, 130, 173; Fenety's characterization, 131; appointed lieutenant-governor, 132-133; a many-sided man, his religious life, 133-134; his family life, 135; in the militia, 135; his home, 136; his marriage, 1832, 137; second marriage, 137; character and achievements, 137-139; his death, May 20, 1878, 137.
   Bib.: Dent, Can. Por.; Dict. Nat. Biog.; Hannay, History of New Brunswick; Bourinot, Canada during Victorian Era (R. S. C., 1897); Roberts, History of Canada.

The makers of Canada. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Lemuel Allan Wilmot — (1809 1878) était un avocat et un homme politique canadien qui fut lieutenant gouverneur du Nouveau Brunswick. Biographie Lemuel Allan Wilmot naît le 31 janvier 1809 dans le Comté de Sunbury. Il suit des études, devient avocat en 1830 et est… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Lemuel Allan Wilmot — (31 January 1809 ndash; 20 May 1878) was a Canadian lawyer, politician, and judge. Born in Sunbury County, New Brunswick, the son of William Wilmot and Hannah Bliss, Wilmot was educated at the Fredericton grammar school and at King’s College. He… …   Wikipedia

  • Robert Duncan Wilmot — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Wilmot. Robert Duncan Wilmot (1809 1891), homme d’affaires et politicien du Nouveau Brunswick, au Canada, fut un des Pères de la Confédération. Biographie Robert Duncan Wilmot naît le 16 octobre 1809 à… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Paroisse de Wilmot — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Wilmot. Paroisse de Wilmot Administration Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Список лейтенант-губернаторов Нью-Брансуика — Ниже представлен список лейтенант губернаторов Нью Брансуика начиная с 1786 года [1]. Должность лейтенант губернатора канадской провинции Нью Брансуик появилась вместе с образованием канадской конфедерации в 1867 году. До этого, начиная с 1786… …   Википедия

  • Paroisse de Manners Sutton — Administration Pays  Canada Province …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bristol (Nouveau-Brunswick) — Florenceville Bristol Florenceville Bristol Le pont couvert de Florenceville, au dessus du fleuve Saint Jean Administration Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Florenceville-Bristol — Le pont couvert de Florenceville, au dessus du fleuve Saint Jean Administration Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Personnes d'importance historique nationale — Demande de traduction Persons of National Historic Significance → …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Liste der Vizegouverneure von New Brunswick — Diese Liste führt die Vizegouverneure (engl. lieutenant governor) der kanadischen Provinz New Brunswick seit dem Beitritt zur Kanadischen Konföderation im Jahr 1867 auf. Ebenfalls enthalten sind die Gouverneure der Kolonie New Brunswick vor 1867 …   Deutsch Wikipedia