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Baldwin, Robert (1804–1858), lawyer and politician in Canada, was born on 12 May 1804 at York, Upper Canada, the eldest of the five sons of William Warren Baldwin (1775–1844), also a lawyer and politician in Canada, and his wife, (Margaret) Phoebe Willcocks (1771–1851)...

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Blake, (Dominick) Edward (1833–1912), lawyer and politician in Canada, was born on 13 October 1833 at a homestead at Bear River, Adelaide township, Middlesex county, Upper Canada, the elder son of William Hume Blake (1809–1870) and his wife, Catherine (1804/5–1886), the daughter of ...

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Borden, Sir Robert Laird (1854–1937), lawyer and prime minister of Canada, was born in Grand Pré, in the Annapolis valley, Nova Scotia, on 26 June 1854, the eldest son of Andrew Borden (1816–1900), a farmer and railway station master, and his wife, Eunice Jane (...

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Cartier, Sir George-Étienne, baronet (1814–1873), lawyer and politician in Canada, was born on 6 September 1814 at Seven Chimneys, St Antoine-sur-Richelieu, Lower Canada, the seventh of the eight children of Jacques Cartier (1774–1841), a merchant, and his wife, Marguerite (1779–1848), the daughter of ...

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Laurier, Sir (Henri Charles) Wilfrid (1841–1919), lawyer and prime minister of Canada, was born in St Lin, a village near Montreal, on 20 November 1841, the son of Carolus Laurier (1815–1886), a farmer and surveyor who was active in local politics, and his wife, ...

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McCarthy, D'Alton (1836–1898), lawyer and politician in Canada, was born on 10 October 1836 at Oakley Park, Blackrock, Ireland, the son of D'Alton McCarthy and Charlesina Hope Manners. His father was a lawyer who decided in 1847 to emigrate to Upper Canada (later Ontario)...