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  Alexander Edmund Batson Davie
Davie, (1847 - August 1, 1889) was a British Columbia politician and lawyer, and was premier of British Columbia from 1887 until his death.
Davie was first elected to the provincial legislature in 1875 and began as a supporter of the government of George Anthony Walkem but soon joined the Opposition.
Alexander Edmund Batson Davie is interred in the Ross Bay Cemetery in Victoria, British Columbia.
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 Davie, Alexander Edmund Batson
Davie, Alexander Edmund Batson, lawyer, politician, premier of British Columbia 1887-89 (b at Wells, Eng 24 Nov 1847; d at Victoria 1 Aug 1889).
Elected for Lillooet in 1882, he became attorney general in the new William SMITHE government (1883) and supervised an extensive revision of the province's statutes.
Davie succeeded Smithe as premier (1887) but soon fell ill and died in office.
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 Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
Davie became active in the Law Society of British Columbia, and was elected its secretary in July 1869.
Davie was elected for Lillooet in the provincial election of July 1882.
Davie, Petition to be called to the bar, 1873; Law Society of British Columbia, Minutes, 1869—1915; O’Reilly coll., Peter O’Reilly to Edgar Dewdney, 27 March 1887; Premier, Corr.
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 Alexander Edmund Batson Davie
Born in Somerset, England, Alexander Davie was the son of a medical doctor.
Appointed Provincial Secretary, he lost his seat in a 1877 bi-election, not to stand and be re-elected in Lillooet in 1882.
Davie assumed the Premier’s office upon William Smithe’s death in March 1887.
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 Biography of Theodore Davie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Theodore Davie (1852-1898) was a British Columbia politician and jurist.
Davie's government passed a Redistribution Bill to give the mainland of the province greater representation in the legislature.
The Davie government also approved the construction of the province's parliament buildings in Victoria despote pressure to move the capital to the mainland.
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 Alexander Edmund Batson Davie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Alexander Edmund Batson Davie, who is usually referred to as A.
Davie, (November 24, 1847 – August 1, 1889) was a British Columbia politician and lawyer, and was premier of British Columbia from 1887 until his death.
Alexander Edmund Batson Davie is interred in the Ross Bay Cemetery in Victoria, British Columbia.
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 Theodore Davie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Theodore Davie (March 22, 1852 – March 7, 1898) was a British Columbia politician and jurist.
The Davie government also approved the construction of the province's parliament buildings in Victoria despite pressure to move the capital to the mainland.
Theodore Davie is interred in the Ross Bay Cemetery in Victoria, British Columbia.
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After his brother was elected premier in 1887, Davie served as de-facto attorney general, and as his brother grew increasingly ill he effectively ran the province from behind the scenes.
Davis was never a supporter of the more extreme antislavery wing of the Republican Party, and he angered much of the party with his majority opinion in the Ex parte Milligan case of 1866.
Chester A. Arthur became president, Davis was elected president pro tem of the Senate, which made him virtually acting vice president of the United States, and he held this position until the expiration of his term in 1883.
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 Find A Grave - Search Results for "DAVIE"
Davies enlisted in the Royal Navy in 1901, and, inspired by British air pioneer Claude Grahame-White’s demonstrations at the fleet’s summer maneuvers in 1910, he signed up for private flying lessons, though it was not until 1913 that he was accepted into the fleet’s new air arm (Royal Flying Corps, Naval Service).
Davies was in the films "Frightmare" (1974), "Zeppelin" (1971), "The Night Visitor" (1970), "Waterloo" (1970), "The Oblong Box" (1969), "Submarine X-1" (1968), "The Brides of Fu Manchu" (1966), "Devil's Bait" (1959), "The Traitor" (1957) and "The Dark Avengers" (1955).
A Presbyterian minister, Samuel Davies was one of the key leaders of the so-called Great Awakening that stirred immense religious impetus in the American colonies in the mid-1700s.
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 Experience Vancouver's West End - West End BIA, Vancouver, British Columbia
The Honourable Alexander Edmund Batson Davie, a lawyer, was attorney general of BC from 1883-1887 and premier of BC from 1887-1889.
When Davie suddenly passed away in office, his colleagues got together and started up a social club in his honour and Vancouver's gay community got its roots.
Launderdog, the Davie Village dog daycare, is a loving, safe, fun, personable environment to entrust your most beloved pet for the day.
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 Scottish Place Names - Vancouver
The names of these Greater Vancouver communities all refer, presumably, to Simon Fraser (1776-1862), fur trader and explorer for the North West Company.
Strathcona - Named after Lord Strathcona (Donald Alexander Smith, born in Forres, Scotland, in 1820), a pioneer of the Hudson's Bay Company and the Canadian Pacific Railway.
Davie Village - Davie is both a Scottish and an English family name, the Scottish family being a sept of Clan Davidson.
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 Encyclopedia: List of Freemasons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Alexander Bethune (January 1, 1852_June 10, 1947), merchant, was the twelfth Mayor of Vancouver, British Columbia, serving from 1907 to 1908.
Alexander Edmund Batson Davie, who is usually referred to as A. Davie, (November 24, 1847 - August 1, 1889) was a British Columbia politician and lawyer, and was premier of British Columbia from 1887 until his death.
Alexander Cameron Rutherford (February 2, 1857 _ June 11, 1941), Canadian politician, was Premier of Alberta between 1905 and 1910.
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 RootsWeb: DAVIE-L Archives (October 1999)
Davie of Saint Nicholas Parish, Aberdeen by Joanne H Harrison
Davie of Saint Nicholas Parish, Aberdeen by Janelle
Davie, Alexander Edmund Batson by Joanne H Harrison
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 Welcome to the Vancouver Courier - On Line - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The city's West End has a long and colourful past, and the Davie Village Business Improvement Association is celebrating that past while looking forward to an even more colourful future with a day-long party Sept. 10.
More than 100 years ago Davie Street was named after Vancouver's first openly gay politician, Alexander Edmund Batson Davie.
Davie was a lawyer who sat as attorney general of B.C. from 1883 to 1887, and premier of B.C. from 1887 to 1889.
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 Union County News
The first commissioners were not residents of the county of Union, and as the boundaries of Johnson and Pope had been disturbed in order to fix the new county, it is probable they were to look after any change that might be necessary to make in these older counties.
Union county, therefore extended to the junction of the rivers of Cairo and the major part of Pul county until Alexander county was formed, which act passed the Legislature March 4, 1819, at which time Union county was assumed exactly the boundary lines that she now has.
Miss Lizzie R. DAVIS ha been dangerously sick, but we are glad to say she is in a fair way to recover.
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Davis, D.D. Davis, David Davis, E.B. Miss Davis, E.N.A.'s heirs, etc. Davis, Eban N.A. Davis, Eban N.A.'s heirs Davis, Eben N. and Johnathan N. Davis Davis, Ella Bee Davis, Emma Davis, Felix G. Davis, I., assignee of V.H. Henderson Davis, J.L. and Edward Sutcliffe Davis, James L. Davis, Jas.
Davis, Jefferson B. Davis, John C. Davis, John M. Davis, John W. Davis, Jonathan P. Davis, Jonathan P. and Eban N. Davis Davis, Jos.
Davis, Wm.'s heirs Dawling, Jerry and Robert Taylor Dawson, George assignee of A.M. Crow Dawson, James R. Dawson, Robert C. deceased's heirs Dawson, Robt.
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 Union County, Illinois Trails - Divorce Index 1818 - 1918
Alexander JOURDAN, granted 20 May 1854 (Circuit Court Book E pp 246, 302).
Edmund W. PRIEST, alias Augustus Aaron AMES, granted 31 Oct 1872 (Circuit Court Book K pp 186, 187, 246, 287, 303 and 304).
Alexander PRESSLEY, granted March 1917 (Chancery Record 2 pp 178,267).
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 The First International Students at VT: Robert Dunsmuir
In 1873 the mine was incorporated under the name Dunsmuir, Diggle Limited, a ten-man partnership that included the naval officers, Dunsmuir, and his sons James and Alexander.
Dunsmuir's first years as a colliery owner were devoted to establishing a basic mining operation - a high risk venture given the economic recession of the time.
He was elected and returned again in July 1886, but, apart from becoming president of the Executive Council in the administration of Alexander Edmund Batson Davie in 1887, Dunsmuir left no appreciable mark as a politician.
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 D - Information about Everything and Everybody   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Alexander Edmund Batson Davie - May 1, 1887 to August 1, 1889
David Davis - (1815-1886), Supreme Court Justice and U.S. Senator from Illinois
Gray Davis - (born 1942), former Governor of California
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 Biography Base Letter D
Davie, Alexander Edmund Batson - May 1, 1887 to August 1, 1889
Davis, David - (1815-1886), Supreme Court Justice and U.S. Senator from Illinois
Davis, Gray - (born 1942), former Governor of California
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 Canadian Provinces A-O
2 Jul 1892 - 4 Mar 1895 Theodore Davie (b.
19 Jun 1816 - Jun 1822 Alexander McDonell (b.
Jun 1833 - 13 Jun 1839 Alexander Christie (1st time) (b.
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 Remaining 1997 Lost Dames Maiden Alpha A to D
Davis, Mariana (Miss Mariana Davis) KY Davis, Mary Elizabeth (Miss Mary Elizabeth Davis) CA Davis, Mary Frances (Miss Mary Frances Davis) NC Davis, Mary Frances (Mrs.
Norma Davis Turner) FL Davis, Ruth Hannah (Mrs.
Sara Davis Stark) TX Davis, Sophie Camille (Mrs.
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TO KILL A GUINEA PIG 2/1/72 A woman doctor is conducting a research program in a prison and is threatened if she does not include a prisoner who is otherwise unacceptable.
Alexander (mother) David Birney..................Terry Alexander Dana Elcar....................Sam (police lieutenant) Tom Drake.....................Bill Penski Andrew Rubin..................Ben Kendall With: Stewart Bradley Erik Holland Lee Pulford David Power Chuck Hicks Howard Curtis 24.
THE RIP OFF 11/1/72 When Cannon arrives home to find his apartment stripped, he is very angry and then finds it is tied into a custody battle of a friend and thefts from trains by hacking the computer.
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Alexander, Alexander B. Alexander, George D. Alexander, John G. Alexander, Joseph Alexander, Mark W. Alexander, William R. Alexander, William W. Alford, S.L. Allee, Abraham Allen and Marquand Allen, Alanson D. Allen, Claborne Allen, Daniel Allen, Harriet M. Allen, Hogan Allen, J.S. Allen, Jas.
Davidson, Z. Davidson, Zephaniah Davie, W.J. Davis, Albert G. Davis, B.T. Davis, Benjamin L. Davis, Berrion M.P. Davis, Charles Davis, Eben N. Davis, Eben N.A. Davis, Elijah C. Davis, Elijah M. and Hamilton McKnight Davis, Elizabeth Davis, James Davis, Jas.
Decker, George W. Dedford, Leon and Tressie Bedford Deen, David H. Deen, George J. Deer, Edmund G. Dees, Daniel R. Deferty, J.S. and W.E. Butts Deibel, A.L. and R.F., and O.H. Weir Delange, William B. Delaughter, George Delaughter, Solomon Dement, John Demoss, James Sr.
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 MS CATALOGUE LIST - TEXTUAL RECORDS - BC ARCHIVES
Victoria; Premier Of British MS-0591 Davie, Theodore, 1852-1898.
MS-0977 Davis, Isabelle F. Davis, Marni Elizabeth, 1950.
MS-1386 Duchesnay, Edmund Jucherau, D. Vancouver; Civil MS-0051 Dufferin And Ava, Frederick Temple Hamilton-temple, MS-0128 Dunbar, Elaine Nancy.
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MAC RAE FAMILY Macrae, Rev. Alexander, History of the Clan Macrae.
NELSON, THOMAS A. Alexander, Thomas B., Thomas A. Nelson of East Tennessee.
PEAY, AUSTIN Alexander, T. H., Austin Peay, Governor of Tennessee 1923-1925; 1925-1927; 1927-1929; A Collection of State Papers and Public Addresses with a Biography.
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