Gray, John Hamilton

GRAY, John Hamilton, politician, judge (b 1814, St George, Bermuda; d 5 June 1889, Victoria). He was a New Brunswick delegate to both the Charlottetown and Quebec conferences that led to CONFEDERATION. As a reward, Prime Minister John A. Macdonald appointed him to the BC Supreme Court in 1873. Gray came west reluctantly but he served with distinction. As a member of the 1885 Royal Commission on Chinese Immigration he praised the industriousness of the CHINESE and pointed out their importance to...

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