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HALIBURTON, John, physician, born in Rhode Island in 1739; died in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in 1808. He removed to Halifax, being a loyalist, about 1776, and during the Revolutionary war was a surgeon in the British navy. At its conclusion he returned to practice in Halifax, held several public offices, and was a member of the council. He ranked high in his profession. His wife was a sister of Admiral Brenton.--His son, Sir Brenton, jurist, born in Rhode Island in 1773; died in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in 1860, studied law and was admitted to the bar. Rising rapidly in his profession, he was appointed chief justice of Nova Scotia, and at the age of eighty-six received the honor of knighthood. The chief justice was highly esteemed as an able, painstaking, conscientious judge, and a man of kindly disposition and great liberality of opinion.
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