Malachy Bowes Daly
Sir Malachy Bowes Daly
|7th Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia|
July 11, 1890 – July 26, 1900
|Governor General||The Lord Stanley of Preston
The Earl of Aberdeen
The Earl of Minto
|Premier||William S. Fielding
George Henry Murray
|Preceded by||Archibald McLelan|
|Succeeded by||Alfred Gilpin Jones|
|Member of the Canadian Parliament
Serving with Matthew Henry Richey
|Preceded by||Alfred Gilpin Jones
Serving with John Fitzwilliam Stairs
|Succeeded by||Alfred Gilpin Jones
Thomas Edward Kenny
|Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons (Canada)|
February 10, 1885 – January 15, 1887
|Preceded by||Position Created|
|Succeeded by||Charles Colby|
February 6, 1836|
Quebec City, Lower Canada
|Died||April 26, 1920
Halifax, Nova Scotia
|Relations||Dominick Daly, (father)|
Political and administrative career
He was elected to the House of Commons of Canada in the riding of Halifax in the 1878 federal election. A Liberal-Conservative, he was re-elected in the 1882 elections. From 1885 to 1887, he was the Deputy Speaker and Chairman of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons. From 1890 to 1900, for two terms, he was the lieutenant-governor of Nova Scotia. In the New Year Honours list January 1900, he was knighted as a Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (KCMG).
Outside politics, he was also a cricketer, playing twice for the Canada national cricket team in 1874. He also scored the first century in Canadian cricket in Halifax during the 1858 cricket season.
At Halifax, July 4, 1859, he married Joanna Kenny, second daughter of Sir Edward Kenny, a cabinet minister in the Sir John A. Macdonald government. On retiring from the Governorship, he, Lady Daly and their daughter, Miss Daly, were honoured by public testimonials. He was given a magnificent dressing case; Lady Daly was given a diamond star pendant and Miss Daly was given a diamond ring. Lady Daly served as a volunteer and as President of the Ladies' Auxiliary in connection with the Mission to Deep Sea Fisheries. She was an amateur actress, and performed at Government House in Nova Scotia.
- "The Quebec History Encyclopedia". Claude Bélanger, Marianopolis College. Retrieved November 2, 2006.