Library of Congress

Authorities & Vocabularies

The Library of Congress > Linked Data Service > LC Name Authority File (LCNAF)

From Library of Congress Name Authority File


Tupper, Charles Hibbert, Sir, 1855-1927


  • [Sir Charles Hibbert Tupper (b. August 3, 1855, Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada-d. March 30, 1927, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) Canadian lawyer and politician. He was elected as a Conservative member of parliament for Pictou, Nova Scotia, in 1882, and was Minister of Marine and Fisheries from 1888 to 1894. He was Minister of Justice and Attorney General from 1894 to 1896, and Solicitor General of Canada for a period in 1896. He was a member of the Bering Sea Claims Commission of 1896-1897. He retired from politics in 1904. From 1898 he practiced law in Vancouver, serving as a bencher of the Law Society of British Columbia. In 1923, he was involved in the creation of the short-lived Provincial Party of British Columbia. Tupper was knighted in recognition for his service as a representative of the British Government, at that time responsible for Canadian foreign affairs, during the Bering Sea Arbitration in 1893 while he was Minister of Marine and Fisheries.]

  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • Tupper, Chas. H., 1855-1927
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1855-08-03
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1927-03-30
    • Has Affiliation

    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Bering Sea Claims Commission
    • Has Affiliation

    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Provincial Party of British Columbia
    • Birth Place

        Amherst (N.S.)
    • Death Place

        Vancouver (B.C.)
    • Associated Locale

        Vancouver (B.C.)
    • Associated Locale

        Pictou (N.S.)
    • Gender

        male
    • Field of Activity

    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Public officers--Canada
    • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

    • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

    • Sources

      • found: Eleanor Lansing Dulles photographs, Eisenhower Library, 1866-1976:(includes a photograph featuring Canadian Parliament member Charles Hibbert Tupper)
      • found: Wikipedia.org, Nov. 5, 2015(Sir Charles Hibbert Tupper, KCMG, PC; b. August 3, 1855, Amherst, Nova Scotia; d. March 30, 1927, Vancouver, British Columbia; Canadian lawyer and politician) - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Hibbert_Tupper
      • found: Dictionary of Canadian Biography online search, Nov. 5, 2015(Sir Charles Hibbert Tupper; lawyer and politician; b. Aug. 3, 1855, Amherst, N.S.; d. March 30, 1927; Vancouver) - http://www.biographi.ca/en/bio/tupper_charles_hibbert_15F.html
      • found: OCLC, Nov. 9, 2015(hdgs.: Tupper, Charles Hibbert; Tupper, Charles H(ibbert); Tupper, Charles Hibbert, Sir; Tupper, Charles Hibbert, Sir, 1855-1927; usage: Sir Charles Hibbert Tupper; Sir Charles Tupper; Charles H. Tupper; Charles Tupper; Chas. H. Tupper)
    • General Notes

      • [Sir Charles Hibbert Tupper (b. August 3, 1855, Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada-d. March 30, 1927, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) Canadian lawyer and politician. He was elected as a Conservative member of parliament for Pictou, Nova Scotia, in 1882, and was Minister of Marine and Fisheries from 1888 to 1894. He was Minister of Justice and Attorney General from 1894 to 1896, and Solicitor General of Canada for a period in 1896. He was a member of the Bering Sea Claims Commission of 1896-1897. He retired from politics in 1904. From 1898 he practiced law in Vancouver, serving as a bencher of the Law Society of British Columbia. In 1923, he was involved in the creation of the short-lived Provincial Party of British Columbia. Tupper was knighted in recognition for his service as a representative of the British Government, at that time responsible for Canadian foreign affairs, during the Bering Sea Arbitration in 1893 while he was Minister of Marine and Fisheries.]
    • Change Notes

      • 2015-11-09: new
      • 2015-11-11: revised
    • Alternate Formats