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William Henry Pope (Gravesite)

William Henry Pope (May 29, 1825 October 7, 1879) was a Canadian lawyer, politician, judge and one of the Fathers of Confederation. The editor of Prince Edward Island's main Tory newspaper, The Islander, from 1859 to 1872, he entered politics in 1863. At both the Charlottetown and Quebec Conferences, Pope was a strong supporter of Canadian Confederation, he left cabinet in 1866 but continued to press for union. After this was accomplished in 1873 under the leadership of his brother, PEI Premier James Colledge Pope, he was appointed a county court judge.

Location

St. Eleanors

(At the St. John's Anglican Cemetery)
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Website: William Henry Pope (Gravesite) Website


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