James Monk

James Monk

Sir James Monk (1745–1826) was Chief Justice of Lower Canada. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts and educated in Halifax, Nova Scotia where his father had settled in 1749.cite web|url=http://faculty.marianopolis.edu/c.belanger/QuebecHistory/encyclopedia/SirJamesMonk-QuebecHistory.htm|title=Sir James Monk|last=Bélanger|first=Claude|date=2006|work=The Quebec History Encyclopedia|publisher=Marianopolis College|accessdate=2008-05-29]

He was knighted in 1825. In 1826, he would die at his home in Cheltenham, England at the age of 41.


Further reading

* W. Stewart WALLACE, ed., The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. IV, Toronto, University Associates of Canada , 1948, 400p., p. 320.
*F. J. Audet, Sir James Monk (Les Annales, 1924)

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