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LONGWORTHY, John, Canadian statesman, born in Charlottetown, Prince Edward island, 19 September, 1814; died there, 11 April, 1885. He was admitted to the bar in 1838, and entered the provincial assembly in 1846. Subsequently he was solicitor-general and a member of successive administrations, and drafter of the "No terms resolution" that was adopted by the assembly in connection with the confederation of the provinces. In 1883 he was appointed prothonotary of the supreme court of Prince Edward island. He was a lieutenant-colonel of militia, and at his death was president of the Bank of Prince Edward island.
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