Edward Whelan

Edward Whelan (HM1ISO)

Location: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island Queens County
Country: Canada
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N 46° 14.114', W 63° 7.558'

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1824 - 1867

Born in Ireland, Whelan immigrated to Halifax c. 1836 and became a protégé of Joseph Howe. As a journalist in Charlottetown be published the short- lived Palladium in 1845, became editor of the Morning News in 1846, and founded the Examiner in 1847. A co-founder, with George Coles, of the Liberal Party, and an ardent advocate of Responsible Government for Prince Edward Island, he entered the Executive Council in 1851 and was appointed Queen's Printer shortly thereafter. He attended the Quebec Conference in 1864 and subsequently compiled the Union of the British Provinces (1865). He died at Charlottetown.

Né en Irlande, Whelan vint à Halifax vers 1836 et travailla sous la tutelle de Joseph Howe. Puis, à Charlottetown, il publia l'éphémère Palladium en 1845, devint rédacteur en chef du Morning News en 1846 et fonda l'Examiner en 1847. L'un des fondateurs du Parti libéral avec George Coles, il milita pour la responsabilité ministérielle dans l'Ile-du-Prince- Édouard. Nommé au Conseil exécutif en 1851, il devint bientôt Imprimeur de la Reine. Il assista à la Conférence de Québec en 1864 et rédigea l'ouvrage Union of the British Provinces (1865). Il mourut à Charlottetown.
Year Placed1939
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Date Added Monday, January 12th, 2015 at 1:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)20T E 490287 N 5120191
Decimal Degrees46.23523333, -63.12596667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 46° 14.114', W 63° 7.558'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds46° 14' 6.84" N, 63° 7' 33.48" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 141 Grafton St, Charlottetown Prince Edward Island , CA
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