George Stilman Hill

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George Stilman Hill
MLA for Charlotte
In office
1831 to 1846
Personal details
Born (1794-04-10)April 10, 1794
Milltown, New Brunswick
Died April 13, 1858(1858-04-13) (aged 64)
Fredericton, New Brunswick

George Stilman Hill (April 10, 1794 – April 13, 1858) was a lawyer and political figure in New Brunswick. He represented Charlotte in the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick from 1831 to 1846.

Born in Milltown, New Brunswick,[1] the son of Abner Hill, an American-born emigrant to New Brunswick,[2] and Mary Whitney,[1] he was educated at Dartmouth College in New England and went on to study law with Ward Chipman. Hill practised law in St. Stephen.[3] He married Sarah Upton.[4] Hill was named to the Legislative Council of New Brunswick in 1850. He died in office in Fredericton.[1][3]

His former home is now designated as a local historic place in St. Stephen.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Chapman, George T (1867). Sketches of the alumni of Dartmouth college, from the first graduation in 1771 to the present time, with a brief history of the institution. p. 193. 
  2. ^ "Hill Family". Loyalist Collection. University of New Brunswick. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  3. ^ a b Lawrence, Joseph Wilson (1915). The judges of New Brunswick and their times. pp. 462–4. 
  4. ^ a b "Hon. George Stillman Hill Home". Canada's Historic Places. Parks Canada. Archived from the original on 2011-08-17. Retrieved 2011-03-25.