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Memorial card for Christina Kerr
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MS-2-557, SF Box 45, Folder 8
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- Graham, Robert Henry
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1 card : 10.5 x 16.5 cm
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(1871 - 1956)
Robert Henry Graham was a barrister and politician born in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, on 30 November 1871, the son of Jane (Marshall) and John George Graham. He graduated from Dalhousie University with his BA in 1892 and LLB in 1894, and was called to the Nova Scotia Bar that same year. In 1913 he became King's counsel (crown attorney) and in 1925 was appointed to the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. He was also a stipendiary magistrate from 1906-1920. Graham was active in politics, serving as a town councillor in New Glasgow in 1898 and mayor from 1899–1900; he represented Pictou County as a Liberal in the House of Assembly between 1916–1925. He died in 1956 at the age of 85.
Records were donated to the Dalhousie University Archives by George MacGregory Mitchell in accession (1986-039) in July 1986. Records were donated with the business archives of G.P. Mitchell and Sons and included 55 photographs, which were accessioned separately and given a different collection number (PG-2-224).
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Item is a 1892 memorial card for Christina Kerr kept by Dalhousie alumni Robert Henry Graham.
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Preferred citation: Memorial card for Christina Kerr, MS-2-557, SF Box 45, Folder 8, Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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