Bowen, Edward

Bowen, Edward
(1780-1866). Born in Ireland. Came to Canada in 1797; studied law and called to the bar in 1803. From 1809 to 1812 represented Sorel in the Assembly; and in the latter year appointed to the Court of King's Bench. In 1821 appointed a member of the Legislative Council, and in 1835 elected Speaker. In 1849 chief-justice of the Superior Court for Lower Canada.
   Index: E Made a judge of the Seigniorial Court, 187.
   Bib.: Taylor, Brit. Am.

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