Francis Hincks

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Sir Francis Hincks, (December 14, 1807 – August 18, 1885) was a Canadian businessman, politician, and British colonial administrator.wikipedia
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Minister of Finance (Canada)

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Of Irish descent, he was the Co-Premier of the Province of Canada (1851-1854), Governor of Barbados (1856-1862), Governor of British Guiana (1862-1869) and Canadian Minister of Finance (1869-1873).

Edward Hincks

Two of his older brothers, Edward Hincks and William Hincks, followed their father's footsteps as noted scholars and clergy.
Edward was an elder brother of Sir Francis Hincks - a prominent Canadian politician who was also sometime Governor of Barbados - and William Hincks, the first Professor of Natural History at Queen's College, Cork and afterwards University College, Toronto.

List of governors of British Guiana

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Of Irish descent, he was the Co-Premier of the Province of Canada (1851-1854), Governor of Barbados (1856-1862), Governor of British Guiana (1862-1869) and Canadian Minister of Finance (1869-1873).

Farmer's Joint Stock Bank

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He accepted a job as manager for the Farmer's Joint Stock Bank but left to become manager of the newly formed Bank of the People after the management of the Farmers' Bank became dominated by Tories.
Francis Hincks, a journalist and colonial administrator, was invited to become its first cashier.

William Hincks

Two of his older brothers, Edward Hincks and William Hincks, followed their father's footsteps as noted scholars and clergy.
It was suspected that his success over Huxley was due to the influence of his brother Francis Hincks, who was Premier of the Province of Canada at the time.

Lac-Sainte-Marie, Quebec

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Hincks Township in Quebec was named in his honour (but was officially renamed in 1975 to Lac-Sainte-Marie).
It was originally called Hincks, in honour of politician Sir Francis Hincks (1807-1885), who was then finance minister in the Macdonald cabinet.

Thomas Dix Hincks

Born at Cork in Ireland, he was the ninth and youngest child of the Rev. Thomas Dix Hincks, a Presbyterian minister and scholar, and his wife Anne (née Boult).
Hincks was the father of three distinguished sons: (1) the Orientalist, Edward Hincks (2) William Hincks, Professor of Natural History, and (3) Sir Francis Hincks, Canadian politician and Governor of Barbados.

Bank of the People

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He accepted a job as manager for the Farmer's Joint Stock Bank but left to become manager of the newly formed Bank of the People after the management of the Farmers' Bank became dominated by Tories.
Sir Francis Hincks, head cashier at the Farmer's Bank, later became cashier at the Bank of the People and Lesslie became president.

Oxford County, Ontario

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Hincks was elected to the Legislative Assembly of the 1st Parliament of the Province of Canada, sitting from 1841 to 1843, representing Oxford County.
These included a Prime Minister (Sir Francis Hincks) and two Fathers of Confederation (George Brown and Sir Oliver Mowat).

Reform movement (pre-Confederation Canada)

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In 1844, he became editor of a new newspaper in Montreal, the Pilot, which supported Reformers in both Canada East and Canada West.
The leaders of the Reform movement in Canada West at this point were Robert Baldwin and Francis Hincks.

Robert Baldwin

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He rented business premises from William Warren Baldwin and his son, Robert Baldwin.

John George Bowes

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A scandal developed in 1854 as a result of profits made by Hincks and Mayor John George Bowes of Toronto from the sale of railway stock.
Bowes and Francis Hincks had benefitted from a bailout of the Toronto, Simcoe & Lake Huron Union Railroad (later the Northern Railway.

1st Parliament of the Province of Canada

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Hincks was elected to the Legislative Assembly of the 1st Parliament of the Province of Canada, sitting from 1841 to 1843, representing Oxford County.

Augustin-Norbert Morin

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Morin served as Joint Premier of the Province of Canada from Canada East along with his counterparts from Canada West Francis Hincks (from October 28, 1851 to September 11, 1854), and with Allan Napier MacNab (from that date until January 27, 1855).

Robert Baldwin Sullivan

In 1875, he married Emily Louisa Delatre, widow of Judge Robert Baldwin Sullivan, another member of the extended Baldwin family.
Sir Francis Hincks, C.B., K.C.M.G., formerly Premier of the Province of Canada and, subsequently, Governor of the Windward Islands and of British Guiana.

List of governors of Barbados

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Of Irish descent, he was the Co-Premier of the Province of Canada (1851-1854), Governor of Barbados (1856-1862), Governor of British Guiana (1862-1869) and Canadian Minister of Finance (1869-1873).

Arthur Bunster

However, Bunster and other local candidates stepped aside so that Minister of Finance Francis Hincks could win the seat by acclamation after he had lost his Ontario seat.

John Rankin (Canadian politician)

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He resigned his seat in the House of Commons in 1869 to allow Francis Hincks to be elected.

Joint Premiers of the Province of Canada

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Of Irish descent, he was the Co-Premier of the Province of Canada (1851-1854), Governor of Barbados (1856-1862), Governor of British Guiana (1862-1869) and Canadian Minister of Finance (1869-1873).

Cork (city)

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Born at Cork in Ireland, he was the ninth and youngest child of the Rev. Thomas Dix Hincks, a Presbyterian minister and scholar, and his wife Anne (née Boult).

Ireland

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Born at Cork in Ireland, he was the ninth and youngest child of the Rev. Thomas Dix Hincks, a Presbyterian minister and scholar, and his wife Anne (née Boult).

Royal Belfast Academical Institution

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Francis was also intended for a career as a clergyman and was educated at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution.