Timothy Warren Anglin is a Canadian politician and Speaker of the Canadian House of Representatives. Born in Clonakilty, County Cork, Ireland, Anglin immigrated at the age of 26 as part of a famine migration. After a sectarian riot in New Brunswick between members of the Orange Order and Catholics, Anglin called for moderation and unity. This made him the editor of a new newspaper, The Freeman, in 1849, making him an influential voice in the colony. He was elected to the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick in 1861 and became a rival to the Union of Canada and the government of Samuel Leonard Tilley, which he helped defeat in 1865. However, Tilley returned to power. the anti-union party in the election. Anglin lost his own seat.
|Born||August 31, 1822, Clonakilty, County Cork, Ireland|
|Died||May 04, 1896|
|Children||9, including Francis, Mary|
|Occupation||Newspaper editor, Newspaper owner|
|Governor General||The Earl of Dufferin, The Marquess of Lorne|
|Preceded by||James Cockburn|
|Succeeded by||Joseph Godéric Blanchet|
The Canadian politician was Speaker of the House of Representatives in the late 1800s. He also served on the Legislative Council of New Brunswick in 1861.
He immigrated to Canada at the age of 26 from Ireland as part of the Irish Potato Famine.
While a lecturer at the Canadian Institute, he remained editor-in-chief of a controversial partisan newspaper.
He has nine children, including Francis Alexander Anglin, who became Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada between 1924 and 1933.
He's a Canadian politician like Charles Tupper.
- New Brunswick journalists
- Irish migrated to New Brunswick before the Southern Union
- Speaker of the House of Commons of Canada
- Members of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick
- Members of the House of Commons of Canada from New Brunswick
- Canadian male journalists
- County Cork politicians
Latest information about Timothy Anglin updated on May 10 2021.