John Chipman Wade
John Chapman Wade
|MP for Digby|
|Preceded by||William Berrian Vail|
|Succeeded by||William Berrian Vail|
|MLA for Digby County|
|Speaker of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly|
|Preceded by||Stewart Campbell|
|Succeeded by||John Joseph Marshall|
Granville, Nova Scotia
|Died||January 1, 1892|
|Political party||historical Conservative Party|
The son of John Wade and Harriet Chipman, Wade was educated at Annapolis Royal. He was called to the Nova Scotia bar in 1840. In 1842, Wade married Caroline Viets, the daughter of the Reverend Roger Viets. He represented Digby County in the provincial assembly from 1851 to 1867 and served as speaker for the assembly from 1864 to 1867. Wade supported Confederation which led to his defeat when he ran for reelection to the provincial assembly in 1867. He was named Queen's Counsel in 1867. Wade was elected as a Member of the historical Conservative Party in 1878 to the House of Commons in the riding of Digby in a by-election and re-elected in 1878. He was defeated in the election of 1882.
- John Chipman Wade – Parliament of Canada biography
- Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867–1967. Public Archives of Canada.
- The Canadian parliamentary companion and annual register, 1882, CH Mackintosh