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Sir Edmund Head.

Donald Gordon Grady Kerr

Sir Edmund Head.

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Published by University of Toronto Press in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Head, Edmund, -- Sir, -- 1805-1868

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p.243-247.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination259 p.
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13528841M
    LC Control Number55004927
    OCLC/WorldCa479903


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HEAD, Sir EDMUND WALKER, colonial administrator; b. 16 Feb. at Wiarton Place, near Maidstone, England, son of Sir John Head and Jane Walker; m. 27 Nov. Anna Maria Yorke and they had three children; d.

28 Jan. at London, England. Edmund Walker Head’s grandfather had immigrated to South Carolina but after losing his holdings as a loyalist. Named Person: Edmund Walker Head, Sir bart.; Edmund Head, Sir: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: D G G Kerr. Synopsis A century ago, inSir Edmund Head became governor general of Canada.

His earlier career as Oxford don, chief Poor Law commissioner during the "hungry forties," and lieutenant-governor of New Brunswick, had prepared him to succeed Lord Elgin in this senior post in the British colonial : Book Description: A century ago, inSir Edmund Head became governor general of Canada.

Professor Kerr's biography creates a lively and convincing picture of Head and colonial life at a critical period. Sir Edmund Head. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, (OCoLC) Named Sir Edmund Head.

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