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The title of Chief Justice of Quebec (French: Juge en chef du Québec) is assumed by the chief justice of the Court of Appeal of Quebec. From 1849 to 1974 it was assumed by the Chief Justice from the Court of Queen's Bench or Court of King's Bench.

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Chief Justice of the Province of Quebec (1763-1791)Edit

Name Portrait Start[1] End
William Gregory[2] 1764 1766
William Hey[3][4] 3 February 1766 27 September 1774
Peter Livius[5][6]   August 1776 1786
William Smith[7][8]   2 November 1786 1791

Chief Justice of Lower Canada (1791-1841)Edit

Name Portrait Start[9] End
William Smith[7][10]   1791 6 December 1793 (Died in office)
William Osgoode[11][12]   24 February 1794 1 May 1802
John Elmsley[13]   29 October 1802 29 April 1805
Henry Allcock 1 July 1805 22 February 1808 (Died in office at Québec)
Jonathan Sewell[14]   22 August 1808 1838
Sir James Stuart[15]   22 October 1838 1841

Chief Justice of Canada East (1841-1867)Edit

Name Portrait Start[16] End
Sir James Stuart[17]   1841 1853
Sir Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine[18]   13 August 1853 1864
Jean-François-Joseph Duval   March 1864 1867

Chief Justice of Quebec (since 1867)Edit

Name Portrait Start[19] End
Jean-François-Joseph Duval   1867 1874
Sir Antoine-Aimé Dorion   1 June 1874 31 May 1891
Sir Alexandre Lacoste   14 September 1891 24 January 1907
Sir Henri-Thomas Taschereau   29 January 1907 11 November 1909
Sir Louis-Amable Jetté   16 November 1909 10 August 1911
Sir Horace Archambeault   10 August 1911 25 August 1918
Jean-Baptiste-Gustave Lamothe   19 September 1918 24 November 1922
Eugène Lafontaine   22 December 1922 19 September 1932
Sir Joseph-Mathias Tellier   21 September 1932 31 December 1942
Séverin Létourneau   9 January 1943 17 December 1949
Antonin Galipeault   18 January 1950 1 March 1961
Lucien Tremblay 1 March 1961 1 July 1977
Édouard Rinfret 10 August 1977 12 May 1980
Marcel Crête 12 May 1980 11 mars 1988
Claude Bisson 24 May 1988 31 October 1994
Pierre A. Michaud 1 November 1994 20 June 2002
Michel Robert 25 June 2002 30 August 2011
Nicole Duval Hesler 7 October 2011

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Date the person was appointed, sworn in or started exercising, depending on the sources
  2. ^ Audet, Francis-Joseph (1927). "Gregory, William, 1764-1766". Les juges en chef de la province de Québec, 1764–1924. Québec: L'Action Sociale. p. 7.
  3. ^ Audet (1927), p. 13, Hey, William, 1766-1776.
  4. ^ in collaboration with; Marshall, Peter (1979). "Hey, William". In Halpenny, Francess G (ed.). Dictionary of Canadian Biography. IV (1771–1800) (online ed.). University of Toronto Press.
  5. ^ Audet (1927), p. 18, Livius, Peter, 1777-1786.
  6. ^ Upton, L. F. S. (1983). "Livius, Peter". In Halpenny, Francess G (ed.). Dictionary of Canadian Biography. V (1801–1820) (online ed.). University of Toronto Press.
  7. ^ a b Audet (1927), p. 25, Smith, William, 1786-1793.
  8. ^ Upton, L. F. S. (1979). "Smith, William (1728-93)". In Halpenny, Francess G (ed.). Dictionary of Canadian Biography. IV (1771–1800) (online ed.). University of Toronto Press.
  9. ^ Date the person was appointed, sworn in or started exercising, depending on the sources
  10. ^ Upton, L. F. S. (1979). "Smith, William (1728-93)". In Halpenny, Francess G (ed.). Dictionary of Canadian Biography. IV (1771–1800) (online ed.). University of Toronto Press.
  11. ^ Audet (1927), p. 31, Osgoode, William, 1794-1802.
  12. ^ Mealing, S. R. (1987). "Osgoode, William". In Halpenny, Francess G (ed.). Dictionary of Canadian Biography. VI (1821–1835) (online ed.). University of Toronto Press.
  13. ^ Firth, Edith G. (1983). "Elmsley, John". In Halpenny, Francess G (ed.). Dictionary of Canadian Biography. V (1801–1820) (online ed.). University of Toronto Press.
  14. ^ Greenwood, F. Murray; Lambert, James H. (1988). "Sewell, Jonathan". In Halpenny, Francess G (ed.). Dictionary of Canadian Biography. VII (1836–1850) (online ed.). University of Toronto Press.
  15. ^ Kolish, Evelyn (1985). "Stuart, Sir James". In Halpenny, Francess G (ed.). Dictionary of Canadian Biography. VIII (1851–1860) (online ed.). University of Toronto Press.
  16. ^ Date the person was appointed, sworn in or started exercising, depending on the sources
  17. ^ Kolish, Evelyn (1985). "Stuart, Sir James". In Halpenny, Francess G (ed.). Dictionary of Canadian Biography. VIII (1851–1860) (online ed.). University of Toronto Press.
  18. ^ Monet, Jacques (1976). "La Fountaine, Sir Kouis-Hippolyte". In Halpenny, Francess G (ed.). Dictionary of Canadian Biography. IX (1861–1870) (online ed.). University of Toronto Press.
  19. ^ Date the person was appointed, sworn in or started exercising, depending on the sources

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