Sir Adams George Archibald

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Adams George Archibald

Birthdate: (78)
Birthplace: Truro, Colchester County, NS, Canada
Death: December 14, 1892 (78)
Immediate Family:

Son of Samuel Archibald and Elizabeth Archibald
Husband of Elizabeth Archibald
Father of Joanna Archibald; Adams George Archibald; Elizabeth Alice (Lilly) Archibald and Mary Lavinia Archibald
Brother of Jean Isabella Archibald; Elizabeth Archibald; Jane Bayne; James Archibald; John Archibald and 4 others

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About Sir Adams George Archibald

Sir Adams George Archibald, KCMG, PC (May 3, 1814 – December 14, 1892)was a Canadian lawyer and politician, and a Father of Confederation. He was based in Nova Scotia for most of his career, though he also served as first Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba from 1870 to 1872.

Archibald was born in Truro to a prominent family in Nova Scotian politics. He was the son of Samuel Archibald, and grandson of James Archibald, judge of the court of common pleas, Nova Scotia. He was also related to Samuel G. W. Archibald, who had served as the province's Attorney General from 1830 to 1841. Sir Adams Archibald studied science and medicine for a few years, subsequently articled in law, and was called to the Nova Scotia bar in January 1839. He held a number of local offices over the next decade, and was appointed a probate judge in 1848.

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Sir Adams George Archibald's Timeline

1814
May 3, 1814
Truro, Colchester County, NS, Canada
1844
May 29, 1844
Age 30
1847
May 29, 1847
Age 33
1851
November 16, 1851
Age 37
1862
September 13, 1862
Age 48
1892
December 14, 1892
Age 78