Sir James Pliny Whitney

Sir James Pliny Whitney (HM1JY8)

Location: , Ontario K0C 1X0 Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Country: Canada
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N 44° 55.984', W 75° 7.724'

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1843-1914

Born in Williamsburg and educated at the Cornwall Grammar School, Whitney was called to the Bar in 1876. He was elected to the legislative assembly as Conservative member for Dundas in 1888. A noted orator, he was leader of the opposition 1896-1905. In the latter year the Liberal government headed by the Hon. G.W. Ross was defeated and Whitney became the sixth prime minister of Ontario. He held that post 1905-14 and his administration was noted for its introduction of extensive legislation relating to agriculture, labour, education and public utilities. Whitney received his knighthood in 1908.
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HM NumberHM1JY8
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Placed ByOntario Archaeological and Historic Sites Board
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Date Added Thursday, April 9th, 2015 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 489842 N 4975523
Decimal Degrees44.93306667, -75.12873333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 55.984', W 75° 7.724'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 55' 59.04" N, 75° 7' 43.44" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 13099-13165 Riverside Dr, Ontario K0C 1X0, CA
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