Campbell, Sir Alexander (1822–1892), lawyer and politician in Canada, born in Hedon, near Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, on 9 March 1822, was the son of James Campbell, a physician of Scottish parentage, and his wife, Lavinia Scatcherd. After living for some time in ...
T. B. Browning
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See Chipman, Ward
Haldane, Alexander (1800–1882), newspaper proprietor and barrister, was born in Edinburgh on 15 October 1800, the second of three sons, one of whom died young, and the fifth of nine children of James Alexander Haldane (1768–1851), pastor and religious writer, and his first wife, ...
Maker: William James Topley
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)...
C. A. Harris
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Swainson, William (1809–1883), lawyer and politician in New Zealand, born in Lancaster on 25 April 1809, was the eldest son of William Swainson, a merchant. He was educated at Lancaster grammar school, and, having entered the Middle Temple in 1835, was called to the ...