Benjamin DeWolf (Windsor merchant)

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Benjamin DeWolf (died after 1836) was a merchant[1] and political figure in Nova Scotia. He represented Hants County in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from 1824 to 1836.

He was the son of Loran DeWolf and Mary Fox. Dewolf married Sarah Lovett[2] (or Leavitt[3]). He was elected to the assembly in an 1824 by-election held after William Hersey Otis Haliburton was appointed a judge.[2] DeWolf lived in Windsor.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Cuthbertson, Brian (1994). Johnny Bluenose. Formac Publishing Company. pp. 119–121. ISBN 0-88780-294-X. 
  2. ^ a b Public Archives of Nova Scotia (1984). Elliott, Shirley B, ed. The Legislative Assembly of Nova Scotia, 1758-1983: A biographical directory. Province of Nova Scotia. ISBN 0-88871-050-X. 
  3. ^ Bacon, William Plumb. Ancestry of Daniel James Seely, St. George, N. B., 1826, and of Charlotte Louisa Vail .... p. 34.