Sir Louis Henry Davis

Sir Louis Henry Davis (HM1IRF)

Location: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 1A4 Queens County
Country: Canada
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N 46° 13.868', W 63° 7.57'

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Born in Charlottetown, Davies studied law at the Inner Temple and was admitted to the bar in 1867. A member of the Legislative Assembly (1872-9) and Premier for the last three years of that period, he defended the rights of tenant farmers while working towards the resolution of the land tenure question. He was equally effective in serving the interests of his country as counsel to the International Fisheries Commission at Halifax in 1877. Member of the House of Commons (1882-1901) and Minister of Marine and Fisheries in 1896, he was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1901 and became Chief Justice in 1918. He died in Ottawa.

Davies, né à Charlottetown, oeuvra sur la scène politique de sa province à titre de député, procureur général et premier et premier ministre. Défenseur des métayers, il régla la question de la tenure des terres et fit voter la gratuité scolaire. Conseil à la commission internationale sur les pêcheries à Halifax en 1877, il y fit prévaloir les droits de ses nationaux. Député à la Chambre des communes de 1882 à 1901, ministre de la marine et des pêcheries en 1896 il accéda en 1901 à la Cour suprême dont il devint juge en chef en 1918. Il fut appelé au Conseil privé impérial en 1919. Il est décédé à Ottawa.
Year Placed1949
Placed ByHistoric Sites and Monument Board of Canada/Commission de lieux et monuments historique du Canada
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Date Added Saturday, January 10th, 2015 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)20T E 490271 N 5119736
Decimal Degrees46.23113333, -63.12616667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 46° 13.868', W 63° 7.57'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds46° 13' 52.08" N, 63° 7' 34.2" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 42-50 Water St, Charlottetown Prince Edward Island C1A 1A4, CA
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