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Honourable Edward Blake 1833-1912, The

A distinguished lawyer and brilliant orator, Blake, who was born near Strathroy, served briefly as prime minister of Ontario in 1871-72. He later held several cabinet posts in the federal government and was leader of the Liberal party for eight years.

Location

On the grounds of the town hall, 52 Frank Street, Strathroy

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Middlesex

Municipality: Township of Strathroy-Caradoc

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