John William Ritchie


John William Ritchie

John William Ritchie (26 March 1808 – 13 December 1890) was a Canadian lawyer and politician from Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia. Appointed to the Nova Scotia legislative council as Solicitor General in 1864, he was a delegate to the London Conference on Canadian Confederation and as such is considered one of the Fathers of Confederation. Appointed to the Canadian Senate in 1867, he was a judge of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia from 1873 to 1882. His younger brother, William Johnstone Ritchie, was Chief Justice of Canada.

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* [http://www.biographi.ca/009004-119.01-e.php?&id_nbr=5799 Biography at the "Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online"]
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