Cameron, David

Cameron, David
   Brought up as a draper; drifted to the West Indies, where he had charge of an estate; and thence to New Caledonia. In 1852 superintendent of the coal mines at Nanaimo. Nominated by Douglas as chief justice of Vancouver Island, 1853, and the appointment confirmed by the colonial office the same year. Succeeded by Needham in 1858. Retired from the bench, 1864. Died at Belmont, Vancouver Island, 1872.
   Index: D First chief justice of Vancouver Island, 200; charges preferred against, 200.
   Bib.: Bancroft, History of British Columbia.

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