Davie, Theodore

DAVIE, Theodore, lawyer, premier 2 July 1892–2 Mar 1895 (b 22 Mar 1852, Brixton, England; d 7 Mar 1898, Victoria). He came to VICTORIA in 1867 to join his father and elder brother A.E.B. DAVIE. After studying law, he practised in the CASSIAR area and in NANAIMO. He then returned to Victoria, where he became a leading criminal lawyer. Davie launched his political career in the 1882 provincial election, supported his brother when he was PREMIER in 1887–89 and served as attorney general in...

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