Barclay Webster

Judge

1849 –

91

Who is Barclay Webster?

Barclay Webster was a lawyer, judge and political figure in Nova Scotia, Canada. He represented King's County in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from 1890 to 1894 as a Liberal-Conservative member.

He was born in Kentville, Nova Scotia, the son of Henry Bentley Webster, a lawyer, and Mary Ina Barclay. Webster was educated at Acadia College, Dalhousie University and Harvard University. He was called to the Nova Scotia bar in 1872 and set up practice in Kentville. He married Ethel, the daughter of Leverett de Veber Chipman, in 1877. In 1890, Webster was named King's Counsel.

His son L. Beverley Webster died in London after fighting in the First Boer War. Barclay Webster died in Kentville in 1928 of heart failure.

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Born
Sep 16, 1849
Nova Scotia
Education
  • Harvard University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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