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John Munn
Birth: Mar. 12, 1788
Death: Mar. 20, 1859

Canadian politician. Born in Irvine, Scotland, on March 12, 1788. Following the example other members of the Munn family, shipbuilders, he came to Québec, where he made its training in the shipbuilding industry, beginning in1801. Ten years later, he was a master builder and had become associate in the John Munn and Son Company. During the War of 1812, he carried out orders for the government, in Montreal. About 1814, he inherited and exploited a shipyard in the Saint-Roch suburb of Québec. He was elected representative for the Lower-City of Québec in a by-election on July 6, 1837 and supported the party of bureaucrats in the Assembly. His mandate ended with the suspension of the constitution, on March 27, 1838. He represented the Saint-Roch district at the town council of Quebec from 1840 to 1842. Justice of the Peace, he became active in various social and philanthopic organizations. He was one of the founders of Queen' s College in Kingston, in Upper-Canada. He died in Québec, on March 20, 1859. (bio by: Guy Gagnon) 
 
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Mount Hermon Cemetery
Sillery
Capitale-Nationale Region
Quebec, Canada
 
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Originally Created by: Guy Gagnon
Record added: May 19, 2003
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