World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

David Christie

Article Id: WHEBN0004996726
Reproduction Date:

Title: David Christie  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau, Pierre Édouard Blondin, Jean Marchand, Clear Grits, William Miller (Canadian politician)
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

David Christie

The Hon.
David Christie
Senator for Erie, Ontario
In office
1867–1880
Appointed by Royal Proclamation
Personal details
Born (1818-10-01)October 1, 1818
Edinburgh, Scotland
Died December 14, 1880(1880-12-14) (aged 62)
Paris, Ontario
Political party Liberal

David Christie, PC (October 1, 1818 – 14 December 1880) was a Canadian politician.

Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, he came to Canada with his family in 1833.

In 1852, he was elected to the George Brown who published The Globe newspaper.

In the fall of 1849, David Christie was a founding member of the

In 1858, he was elected to the Legislative Council of the Province of Canada. In 1867, he was summoned to the Canadian Senate representing the senatorial division of Erie, Ontario. A Liberal, the Honourable David Christie served until his death in 1880. From 1873 to 1874, he was the Secretary of State of Canada. From 1874 to 1878, he was the Speaker of the Canadian Senate. He died in Paris, Ontario in 1880 of complications arising from gangrene.

References

  • David Christie – Parliament of Canada biography
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.