- Clitherow, John
- (1782-1852)Entered army, 1799; lieutenant-colonel, 1812; served in the Egyptian campaign, 1801; the Hanover campaign, 1805; the Walcheren expedition, 1809, and throughout the Peninsular War. Appointed major-general, 1830; lieutenant-general, 1841. Adminished the government of Canada after the death of Sydenham, 1841.Index: Sy Closes session of 1841, 342; senior military officer at Kingston, 342.Bib.: Morgan, Cel. Can.
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