Thomas Robert McInnes

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Thomas Robert McInnes or (Gaelic) Tòmas Raibeart Mac Aonghais (November 5, 1840 – March 19, 1904) was a Canadian physician, Member of Parliament, Senator, and the [[List of lieutenant governors of British Columbia#Lieutenant Governors of British Columbia, 1871-present|sixth]] Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia.wikipedia
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Tom MacInnes

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He was the father of the poet Tom MacInnes.
His father, Thomas Robert McInnes, served in the Senate of Canada from 1881 to 1897, and as Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia from 1897 until 1900.

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Thomas Robert McInnes or (Gaelic) Tòmas Raibeart Mac Aonghais (November 5, 1840 – March 19, 1904) was a Canadian physician, Member of Parliament, Senator, and the [[List of lieutenant governors of British Columbia#Lieutenant Governors of British Columbia, 1871-present|sixth]] Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia.

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Thomas Robert McInnes or (Gaelic) Tòmas Raibeart Mac Aonghais (November 5, 1840 – March 19, 1904) was a Canadian physician, Member of Parliament, Senator, and the [[List of lieutenant governors of British Columbia#Lieutenant Governors of British Columbia, 1871-present|sixth]] Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia.
In 1890, Thomas Robert McInnes, an independent Senator from British Columbia (born Lake Ainslie, Cape Breton Island) tabled a bill entitled "An Act to Provide for the Use of Gaelic in Official Proceedings."

1898 British Columbia general election

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Following the 1898 provincial election, incumbent Premier John Herbert Turner refused to resign, despite having only minority support.
He held on to power despite a petition from Members of the House to the Lieutenant-Governor, but the Lieutenant-Governor, Thomas Robert McInnes, continued to support Martin so long as there was no sitting of the House, such that a situation of non-confidence could be proven, even though Martin had only himself and one other member in his caucus.

Robert Beaven

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McInnes asked former Premier Robert Beaven to form a government, despite not having a seat in the legislature.
Following the 1898 election, no party had a majority and the lieutenant-governor Thomas Robert McInnes passed over the former premier John Herbert Turner and asked Beaven to form a government despite the fact that he had been out of the legislature for four years.

John Herbert Turner

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Following the 1898 provincial election, incumbent Premier John Herbert Turner refused to resign, despite having only minority support.

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McInnes then asked Attorney-General Joseph Martin to form a government, despite little support in the legislature, which fell on another no-confidence motion, 30-1.
Lieutenant-Governor Thomas R. McInnes dismissed Turner on August 8, 1898 without allowing him the constitutional right to meet the legislature.

Charles Augustus Semlin

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Beaven was unable to secure support for a government; four days later McInnes asked incumbent Opposition Leader Charles Augustus Semlin to form a government.

James Dunsmuir

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McInnes made another controversial choice, asking James Dunsmuir the heir of a powerful business family, to become Premier.

William Wallace Burns McInnes

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Born in Dresden, Ontario, the son of Thomas Robert McInnes, McInnes entered the University of Toronto at the age of 14 and graduated in 1889, the youngest graduate to that date.

Henri-Gustave Joly de Lotbinière

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Prime Minister Wilfrid Laurier had finally become exhausted with McInnes and requested the Governor-General (The Earl of Minto) replace him with Henri-Gustave Joly de Lotbinière, a cabinet minister from Quebec.

Joshua Homer

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Homer was later elected Member of Parliament in an 1882 by-election when incumbent Thomas Robert McInnes resigned to accept an appointment in the Senate.

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Thomas Robert McInnes or (Gaelic) Tòmas Raibeart Mac Aonghais (November 5, 1840 – March 19, 1904) was a Canadian physician, Member of Parliament, Senator, and the [[List of lieutenant governors of British Columbia#Lieutenant Governors of British Columbia, 1871-present|sixth]] Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia.

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Thomas Robert McInnes or (Gaelic) Tòmas Raibeart Mac Aonghais (November 5, 1840 – March 19, 1904) was a Canadian physician, Member of Parliament, Senator, and the [[List of lieutenant governors of British Columbia#Lieutenant Governors of British Columbia, 1871-present|sixth]] Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia.

Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia

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Thomas Robert McInnes or (Gaelic) Tòmas Raibeart Mac Aonghais (November 5, 1840 – March 19, 1904) was a Canadian physician, Member of Parliament, Senator, and the [[List of lieutenant governors of British Columbia#Lieutenant Governors of British Columbia, 1871-present|sixth]] Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia.

Lake Ainslie

McInnes was born in Lake Ainslie, Nova Scotia to Scottish immigrant parents.

Nova Scotia

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McInnes was born in Lake Ainslie, Nova Scotia to Scottish immigrant parents.

Harvard University

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He studied in the US, at Harvard University and elsewhere, earning a medical degree from Rush Medical College.

Rush Medical College

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He studied in the US, at Harvard University and elsewhere, earning a medical degree from Rush Medical College.

Union Army

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McInnes served in the Union Army during the American Civil War before returning to Canada.

American Civil War

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McInnes served in the Union Army during the American Civil War before returning to Canada.

New Westminster

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He initially settled in Dresden, Ontario but relocated to New Westminster, British Columbia in 1874.

Royal Columbian Hospital

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McInnes established himself as a physician and surgeon, attached to the Royal Columbian Hospital and also served as a coroner.

Coroner

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McInnes established himself as a physician and surgeon, attached to the Royal Columbian Hospital and also served as a coroner.