Thomas Vincent Grant

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Thomas Vincent Grant (December 21, 1876 December 24, 1966) was a physician, educator and political figure in Prince Edward Island, Canada. He represented 3rd Kings in the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island from 1927 to 1930 and King's in the Canadian House of Commons from 1935 to 1949 as a Liberal. Grant sat for Montague division in the Senate of Canada from 1949 to 1965. [1]

Prince Edward Island Province of Canada

Prince Edward Island is a province of Canada consisting of the Atlantic island of the same name along with several much smaller islands nearby. Prince Edward Island is one of the three Maritime Provinces and is the smallest province in both land area and population, but the most densely populated. It is part of the traditional lands of the Mi'kmaq, and became a British colony in the 1700s and was federated into Canada as a province in 1873. Its capital is Charlottetown. According to the 2016 census, the province of Prince Edward Island has 142,907 residents.

3rd Kings

3rd Kings was an electoral district in the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island, which elected two members to the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island from 1873 to 1993.

Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island single house of PEI legislature

The Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island, along with the Queen of Canada in Right of Prince Edward Island, represented by the Lieutenant-Governor of Prince Edward Island, forms the parliament of the province. The General Assembly meets at Province House, which is located at the intersection of Richmond and Great George Streets in Charlottetown.

He was born in Peakes Station, Prince Edward Island, the son of Allan Grant and Mary Fisher, and was educated there and at Prince of Wales College. He taught school for several years and then was hired by the Charlottetown Post Office. In 1902, he married Minnie Donovan. He later worked as an insurance agent, then attended medical college in Boston and practiced medicine in Cardigan, Vernon River and Montague. He was coroner for Kings County from 1920 to 1930. Grant served in the province's Executive Council as a minister without portfolio from 1927 to 1930. He resigned his seat in the provincial assembly in 1930 to run unsuccessfully for a federal seat. Grant died in the Charlottetown Hospital at the age of 90. [2]

Prince of Wales College

Prince of Wales College (PWC) is a former university college, which was located in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada. PWC merged with St. Dunstan's University in 1969 to form the University of Prince Edward Island.

Boston Capital city of Massachusetts, United States

Boston is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 685,094 in 2017, making it also the most populous city in New England. Boston is the seat of Suffolk County as well, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area known as Greater Boston, a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) home to a census-estimated 4.8 million people in 2016 and ranking as the tenth-largest such area in the country. As a combined statistical area (CSA), this wider commuting region is home to some 8.2 million people, making it the sixth-largest in the United States.

Cardigan, Prince Edward Island Place in Prince Edward Island, Canada

Cardigan, Prince Edward Island was a municipality that held community status in Prince Edward Island, Canada. It was a fishing community in eastern Kings County. The community was named after James Brudenell, 5th Earl of Cardigan, later Duke of Montague. Situated on the Cardigan River and originally named Cardigan Bridge, the community started and grew as a result of the shipbuilding industry and lumber trade.

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References

  1. Thomas Vincent Grant – Parliament of Canada biography
  2. Weeks, Blair (2002). Minding the House: A Biographical Guide to Prince Edward Island MLAs. Acorn Press. ISBN   1-894838-01-7.