Sir Adams George Archibald

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Adams George Archibald

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

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