Honourable John Rolph, M.D. 1793-1870, The - Ontario Heritage Trust

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Honourable John Rolph, M.D. 1793-1870, The

A prominent physician, lawyer and legislator, Rolph established, with Dr. Charles Duncombe, the province's first medical school at St. Thomas in 1824. He was elected to the provincial legislature repeatedly and, a tenacious fighter for political reform, was instrumental in founding the Clear Grit party.

Location

At the entrance to the former Rolph homestead, Talbot Road, just west of St. Thomas

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Elgin

Municipality: City of St. Thomas

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