Legislative Council of the Province of Canada

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The Legislative Council of the Province of Canada was the upper house for the Province of Canada, which consisted of the former provinces of Lower Canada, then known as Canada East and later the province of Quebec, and Upper Canada, then known as Canada West and later the province of Ontario.wikipedia
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The Legislative Council of the Province of Canada was the upper house for the Province of Canada, which consisted of the former provinces of Lower Canada, then known as Canada East and later the province of Quebec, and Upper Canada, then known as Canada West and later the province of Ontario.
The Act of Union 1840, passed on 23 July 1840 by the British Parliament and proclaimed by the Crown on 10 February 1841, merged the Colonies of Upper Canada and Lower Canada by abolishing their separate parliaments and replacing them with a single one with two houses, a Legislative Council as the upper chamber and the Legislative Assembly as the lower chamber.

Legislative Council of Upper Canada

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It succeeded the Legislative Council of Lower Canada and Legislative Council of Upper Canada.
Some members were reappointed to the Legislative Council of the united Province.

Legislative Council of Lower Canada

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It succeeded the Legislative Council of Lower Canada and Legislative Council of Upper Canada.
Following the Act of Union in 1840, the Legislative Council of the Province of Canada was created in 1841.

Legislative Council of Quebec

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As a province, Ontario never created a Legislative Council; however, Quebec had its own Legislative Council until 1968.
The boundaries of these divisions were identical to the ones used for Canada East by the Legislative Council of the Province of Canada and were also identical to the boundaries still used today by the Senate of Canada for Quebec.

Robert Sympson Jameson

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He served as the first Speaker of the Legislative Council of the Province of Canada from 1841-1843.

Jacob Æmilius Irving

He served as a member of the Legislative Council of the Province of Canada from 1843 to 1856.

William Walker (Quebec merchant)

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1790 – May 18, 1863) was a merchant in Lower Canada who served on the Legislative Council of the Province of Canada.

Robert Baldwin Sullivan

He supported the union of Upper and Lower Canada and was appointed to the Legislative Council of the Province of Canada.

Jean-Baptiste Taché

Taché served as a member of the special council that governed Lower Canada from 1839 to 1841 and was a member of the Legislative Council of the Province of Canada from 1841 to 1849.

John Hamilton (Ontario politician)

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In 1831, he was appointed to the Legislative Council of Upper Canada for Queenston and, in 1841, he was re-appointed to its successor, the Legislative Council of the Province of Canada for Canada West.

Peter McGill

McGill held a seat in the Legislative Council of Lower Canada from 1832 to 1837, the Special Council of Lower Canada from 1838 to 1841, and the Legislative Council of the United Provinces from 1841 to 1860.

Augustus Warren Baldwin

In 1841, he was re-appointed to the Legislative Council of the Province of Canada, but he resigned some time later.

Adam Fergusson (d.1862)

Adam Fergusson
In 1839, he was appointed to the Legislative Council of Upper Canada and was a member of the Legislative Council for United Canada until his death in 1862.

Philip Henry Moore

He was named to the Legislative Council of the Province of Canada after the Union Act of 1840 united Upper and Lower Canada.

James Ferrier (politician)

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He served on the Legislative Council of the Province of Canada from 1847 until Confederation, after which he was appointed to the Senate of Canada by Royal Proclamation on 23 October 1867.

Narcisse-Fortunat Belleau

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In 1852, he was appointed to the Legislative Council of the Province of Canada.

Robert Jones (Quebec politician)

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He also served as a member of the Legislative Council of Lower Canada from 1832 to 1838 and the Legislative Council of the Province of Canada from 1849 to 1850.

Peter de Blaquière

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He was appointed to the Legislative Council in 1839 and, in 1841, became a member of the Legislative Council of the united Province of Canada.

Amable Dionne

In 1842, he was named to the Legislative Council of the Province of Canada and served until his death at Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière (later La Pocatière) in 1852.

Roderick Matheson

In 1847, he was appointed to the Legislative Council of the Province of Canada and, in 1855, he was made colonel and put in charge of the 1st military district of Canada West.

James Crooks

He supported union with Lower Canada, although he opposed the use of French in the legislature, and he was re-appointed to the Legislative Council for the united province.

Alexander Fraser (Upper Canada politician)

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In 1841, he became a legislative councillor for the province of Canada and he was appointed the first warden of the Eastern District.