William Henry Pope

William Henry Pope (HM1ISJ)

Location: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island Queens County
Country: Canada
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N 46° 14.113', W 63° 7.551'

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1825 - 1879

Born at Bedeque, Prince Edward Island, Pope was admitted to the bar in 1847, became Colonial Secretary in 1859, was elected to the Legislative Assembly representing Queen's County in 1863 and continued to serve in the Assembly until 1867. An ardent advocate of Confederation, he was a delegate to the Charlottetown and Québec Conferences of 1864. In 1873 he was appointed Judge of Prince County. He died at Summerside.

L'un des Pères de la Confédération, Pope est né à Bedeque (I.-P.-É.). Reçu avocat en 1847, il devint secrétaire de la Colonie en 1859. Il se fit élire à l'Assemblée législative en 1863 et favorisa l'entrée de sa province dans la Confédération. Délégué aux Conférences de Charlottetown et de Québec en 1864, il appuya de plus le projet fédératif par une étude de droit constitutionnel public en 1866. Il demeura député jusqu'en 1873 alors qu'il devint juge du comté de Prince. Il mourut à Summerside. Il est le père de sir Joseph Pope.
Year Placed1939
Placed ByHistoric Sites and Monument Board of Canada/Commission de lieux et monuments historique du Canada
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Date Added Monday, January 12th, 2015 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)20T E 490296 N 5120189
Decimal Degrees46.23521667, -63.12585000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 46° 14.113', W 63° 7.551'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds46° 14' 6.78" N, 63° 7' 33.06" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 141 Grafton St, Charlottetown Prince Edward Island , CA
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