|Member of the Legislative Council of Quebec for Bedford|
November 2, 1867 –November 13, 1898
|Succeeded by||John Charles McCorkill|
|Born||7 March 1815|
Dunham, Lower Canada
|Died||13 November 1898 83) (aged|
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