James Baby 1763-1833 - Ontario Heritage Trust

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James Baby 1763-1833

Born to a well-established mercantile family in British Detroit, James Baby was the first member of Upper Canada's French community to gain prominence in government circles. In 1792, he received lifetime appointments to the executive and legislative councils.

Location

On the grounds of the Baby mansion, 221 Mill Street, Windsor

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Essex

Municipality: City of Windsor

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