1800 - 1880Born in Amherst, Chandler was called to the New Brunswick bar in 1823. He represented Westmorland in the legislature (1827-36), was a Legislative Councillor (1836-78) and a member of the Executive Council almost continuously between 1844 and 1858. A Father of Confederation, he attended the Charlottetown, Quebec and London Conferences. Declining appointment to the Senate in 1867 he served in the first provincial administration after Confederation (1867-9) and played a prominent part in negotiations leading to the building of the Intercolonial Railway. Appointed Lieutenant-Governor in 1878, he died in office.
|Placed By||Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada/Commission des lieux et monuments historiques du Canada
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|Date Added||Monday, August 14th, 2017 at 7:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||20T E 405816 N 5076335|
|Decimal Degrees||45.83415000, -64.21271667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 45° 50.049', W 64° 12.763'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||45° 50' 2.94" N, 64° 12' 45.78" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 90 Nova Scotia Trunk 2, Amherst Nova Scotia B4H 1X6, CA|
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