John Graves Simcoe - first Governor of Canada
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Quick Description: A blue plaque in the memory of John Graves Simcoe - first Governor of Canada.
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 8/8/2008 11:02:18 AM
Waymark Code: WM4D7C
Born on the 25 February, 1752, John Simcoe was raised in Exeter by his mother and educated at Exeter Free Grammar School, Eton and Oxford. He embarked on a military career in 1770.
In 1791 he was appointed as the first Lieutenant- Governor of Upper Canada.
Blue Plaque managing agency: Erected with the assistance of Ontario Heritage Foundation, Minsitry of Citzenship and Culture, Ontatio Canada.
Individual Recognized: John Graves Simcoe
Exeter, Devon UK
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