Thomas Pope (politician)
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|Born||October 6, 1825
Prescott, Upper Canada
|Died||June 29, 1863
Quebec City, Lower Canada
Thomas Pope (October 6, 1825 – June 29, 1863) was a Canadian independent politician and served as the eleventh mayor of Quebec City. He was in power from January 22, 1861, to January 29, 1863 (a total of two years and seven days), before being replaced by Adolphe Guillet dit Tourangeau. He replaced Hector-Louis Langevin and was the city's last non-Francophone mayor.
Legal and political career
After returning from his studied he became a lawyer after articling under Jean-François-Joseph Duval, whom later became Chief Justice of Quebec. Before becoming mayor Pope served on Quebec City Council from 1858 to 1861.
A short residential street, rue Thomas-Pope, in Quebec City is named for him.
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