William Dummer Powell 1755-1834 - Ontario Heritage Trust

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William Dummer Powell 1755-1834

The first professionally trained lawyer to be named a judge in Upper Canada, Powell played a significant role in establishing the province's judicial system. He served as Chief Justice of Upper Canada from 1816 to 1825.

Location

At Mackenzie Hall, the former court house, 3277 Sandwich Street at Brock Street, Windsor

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Essex

Municipality: City of Windsor

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