Aemilius Irving

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Sir Æmilius Irving
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Hamilton
In office
Serving with Andrew Trew Wood
Preceded by Daniel Black Chisholm
Henry Buckingham Witton
Succeeded by Francis Edwin Kilvert
Thomas Robertson
Personal details
Born (1823-02-04)February 4, 1823
Leamington (Royal Leamington Spa), England
Died November 27, 1913(1913-11-27) (aged 90)
Toronto, Ontario
Political party Liberal
Relations Jacob Æmilius Irving, father

Sir Æmilius Irving (February 4, 1823 – November 27, 1913) was a Canadian lawyer and politician.[1]

Born in Leamington, England, son of The Hon. Jacob Æmilius Irving and Catherine, daughter of Sir Jere Homfray, of Llandaff House.[2] He was educated at Upper Canada College, became a barrister in 1849, and was created a Queen's Counsel in 1863. In 1851, he married Augusta Gugy,[2] the daughter of Bartholomew Conrad Augustus Gugy. He was a Liberal Member of the Canadian House of Commons for Hamilton in the 3rd Canadian Parliament. Irving served as clerk of the peace for Waterloo County[2] and was Treasurer of the Law Society of Upper Canada from 1893 to 1913. He was knighted in 1906 and died in Toronto in 1913.


  1. ^ Archives of Ontario. "AE. Irving fonds". Archeion. Archives Association of Ontario. Retrieved 2014-03-17. 
  2. ^ a b c The Canadian parliamentary companion for 1876, HJ Morgan

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