1852 – Born on September 24th. A Canadian lawyer and politician. Also known as "Fighting Joe".
1883 – He was elected to the Manitoba legislature and served as Attorney-General in the government.
1888 – Became attorney general in the Greenway government.
– He sponsored the legislation that ended public support for separate schools in Manitoba.
1893-1896 – He sat in the House of Commons and then moved to Vancouver.
1907 – He was the founder the Vancouver Guardian newspaper.
1923 – Died from diabetes on March 2nd and was the first person in Vancouver to be treated with insulin.