John Hamilton Gray (Prince Edward Island politician)

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John Hamilton Gray (14 June 1811 – 13 August 1887) was Premier of Prince Edward Island from 1863 – 1865 and one of the Fathers of Confederation.wikipedia
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Fathers of Confederation

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John Hamilton Gray (14 June 1811 – 13 August 1887) was Premier of Prince Edward Island from 1863 – 1865 and one of the Fathers of Confederation.

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He supported the entry of the Island into Confederation but when the Island rejected the scheme he left politics, turning the government over to James Colledge Pope.
In 1865, he became Premier after a dispute over Canadian confederation resulted in Palmer and John Hamilton Gray resigning from the Executive Council.

Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward Island

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In 1858 he was elected to represent the district of 4th Queens in the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island as a Conservative.

Charlottetown Conference

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Gray was chairman of the 1864 Charlottetown Conference, which laid the groundwork for the British North America Act of 1867.

Premier of Prince Edward Island

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John Hamilton Gray (14 June 1811 – 13 August 1887) was Premier of Prince Edward Island from 1863 – 1865 and one of the Fathers of Confederation.

Prince Edward Island

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John Hamilton Gray (14 June 1811 – 13 August 1887) was Premier of Prince Edward Island from 1863 – 1865 and one of the Fathers of Confederation.

United Empire Loyalist

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Gray was born in 1811, the son of Robert Gray, a United Empire Loyalist from Virginia.

Charlottetown

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John Hamilton Gray was educated in Charlottetown.

East Yorkshire Regiment

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He chose a military career, trained in England and was commissioned into the 15th Foot in 1831.

13th Hussars

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He transferred to the 13th Light Dragoons later the same year, the 15th Light Dragoons in 1839, the 1st Dragoon Guards in 1840, the 14th Light Dragoons in 1841, and the 7th Dragoon Guards in 1844.

15th The King's Hussars

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He transferred to the 13th Light Dragoons later the same year, the 15th Light Dragoons in 1839, the 1st Dragoon Guards in 1840, the 14th Light Dragoons in 1841, and the 7th Dragoon Guards in 1844.

1st King's Dragoon Guards

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He transferred to the 13th Light Dragoons later the same year, the 15th Light Dragoons in 1839, the 1st Dragoon Guards in 1840, the 14th Light Dragoons in 1841, and the 7th Dragoon Guards in 1844.

14th King's Hussars

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He transferred to the 13th Light Dragoons later the same year, the 15th Light Dragoons in 1839, the 1st Dragoon Guards in 1840, the 14th Light Dragoons in 1841, and the 7th Dragoon Guards in 1844.

7th Dragoon Guards

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He transferred to the 13th Light Dragoons later the same year, the 15th Light Dragoons in 1839, the 1st Dragoon Guards in 1840, the 14th Light Dragoons in 1841, and the 7th Dragoon Guards in 1844.

Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island

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In 1858 he was elected to represent the district of 4th Queens in the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island as a Conservative.

Constitution Act, 1867

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Gray was chairman of the 1864 Charlottetown Conference, which laid the groundwork for the British North America Act of 1867.

Battle of Inkerman

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The name of the estate is in reference to the Battle of Inkerman where his father-in-law Sir John Pennyfeather, had lost honours to an older man.

John Hamilton Gray (New Brunswick politician)

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He should not be confused with John Hamilton Gray, a Prince Edward Island politician (and Father of Confederation) in the same era.

Frederick Thornton Peters

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Fritz Peters' parents were Frederick Peters (Premier of Prince Edward Island, 1891–1897) and Roberta Hamilton Susan Gray (daughter of John Hamilton Gray who was Premier of P.E.I. at the time of the Charlottetown Conference of 1864).