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Blake, Edward

Born: 1833 AD
Died: 1912 AD
Nationality: Canadian
Categories: Lawyers, Politician

1833 – Born on the 13th of October in Adelaide Township, Upper Canada.

1856 – He entered into partnership with Stephen M. Jarvis in Toronto to practice law.

1868 – Became leader of the Ontario Liberal Party.

1871-1872 – Served 2nd premier of Ontario, Canada.

1875 – Served as Canadian justice minister.

1876 – He was the chancellor of the University of Toronto.

1877-1878 – Became the President of Canadian Privy Council.

1880 – Became the leader of the Liberal Party of Canada.

1887 – Blake resigned as Liberal leader.

1892 – Blake entered the British House of Commons as an Irish Nationalist Member of Parliament.

1907 – He resigned following a stroke and retired to Canada.

1912 – Edward Blake died on 1st of March.