The Nova Scotia Legislature

The House resumed on:
October 13, 2016

Joseph Howe

Defender of Freedom of the Press. Champion of Responsible Government in Nova Scotia.

Born: December 13, 1804 at Halifax

Son of John and Mary (Edes) Howe, Loyalists

Married: Catherine Susan Ann McNab on February 2, 1828

Died: June 1, 1873 at Halifax

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For a more detailed biography, please review the article on Joseph Howe in The Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online.