Edgar, Sir James David

Edgar, Sir James David
   Studied law, and called to the bar of Upper Canada, 1864. Elected to House of Commons, 1872. Sent on political mission to British Columbia, in connection with Canadian Pacific Railway. Returned to Parliament, 1884; elected Speaker of the House of Commons, 1896.
   Index: Md Sent to British Columbia by Mackenzie government, 234. D Sent to Victoria, 1874, as special agent of Dominion government, in connection with Canadian Pacific Railway, 320.
   Bib.: Works: This Canada of Ours and Other Poems; The White Stone Canoe; Canada and its Capital. For biog., see Morgan, Can. Men.

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