Joseph Andrew Chisholm
Sir Joseph Andrew Chisholm (January 9, 1863 – January 22, 1950) was Mayor of Halifax and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia.
Chisholm was elected as Mayor of Halifax from 1909–1911. In 1916, Borden appointed him to the Nova Scotia Supreme Court, being the first Dalhousie graduate to be so named. He was appointed Chief Justice in 1931.
Chisholm also wrote historical articles about past Nova Scotia justices and contributed to the Catholic Encyclopedia. In 1909, he edited a revised edition of "The Speeches and Public Letters of Joseph Howe."
In 1935, he became the last Nova Scotia Supreme Court justice to be knighted.
Chisholm died on January 22, 1950 in Halifax.
The MacMillan Dictionary of Canadian Biography, Toronto, Macmillan, 1973, pg. 136.