Kirby, William, 1817-1906

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Birth 1817-10-13
Death 1906-06-23
Canadians
English

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William Kirby was born in Kingston-upon-Hull, England, Oct.13,1817; came to Canada in 1832; settled in Niagara, U.C., in 1839, and there for twenty years edited the "Niagara Mail". From 1871-1895 he was collector of customs at Niagara. He was the author of poems, historical articles, and "Le Chien d'Or". He married the daughter of John Whitmore; and died, June 23, 1906. (blue index cards)

From the description of William Kirby papers, 1778-1813. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 431364837

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