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Thomas Cushing Aylwin
Birth: Jan. 5, 1806
Quebec
Capitale-Nationale Region
Quebec, Canada
Death: Oct. 14, 1871
Montreal
Montreal Region
Quebec, Canada

Canadian politician and magistrate. A native of the city of Québec (Québec), he studied first at the school of the Presbyterian minister Daniel Wilkie, in Quebec, then he went briefly to Harvard University of Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was admitted to the Bar in 1827. He opened in practice in Quebec. He defended in court the imprisoned Patriots of 1837-1838. He was named Queen’s Counsel in law in 1842. He was elected to the Legislative Assembly in the district of Portneuf in 1841. Beginning on September 24, 1842, he was a member of the Lafontaine-Baldwin cabinet, as a member of the Executive Council and and as Solicitor General of Lower-Canada until December 11, 1843. Antiunionist, he belong to the French-Canadian parliamentary group. In 1844 and 1848, he was re-elected, this time in the city of Québec. His seat was declared vacant, because of his nomination, on April 26, 1848, as judge to the Queen’s Bench for the district of Quebec. In 1849, he was transfered to Montréal where he exerted his functions until 1868. He sat also at at the Seigneurial Court that was created in 1854. He passed away in Montréal. (bio by: Guy Gagnon) 
 
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  Margaret Nelson Hanna Aylwin (1815 - 1832)*
  Eliza Margaret Felton Aylwin (1813 - 1849)*
  Anne Blake Aylwin (1809 - 1881)*
 
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Burial:
Mount Hermon Cemetery
Sillery
Capitale-Nationale Region
Quebec, Canada
 
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Originally Created by: Guy Gagnon
Record added: Sep 20, 2003
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