Bourinot, Sir John George


Bourinot, Sir John George
(1837-1902)
   Born in Sydney, Nova Scotia. Educated at Trinity University, Toronto. Chief official reporter to the Nova Scotia Assembly, 1861-1867, and in 1880 appointed chief clerk of the Dominion House of Commons. For many years honorary secretary of the Royal Society of Canada.
   Index: BL On Baldwin's University Bill, 293; on Tory opposition to Rebellion Losses Bill, 313, =Bib.=; Works: Canada under British Rule; Federal Government in Canada; How Canada is Governed; Manual of Constitutional History of Canada; Parliamentary Procedure and Government in Canada; Canada; Builders of Nova Scotia. For biog., see Rose, Cyc. Can. Biog.

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