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The Marquess of Lansdowne
The Lord Stanley of Preston|
William Thomas Pipes
William S. Fielding
June 10, 1828
Windsor, Nova Scotia (1828-06-10)
February 21, 1911, Halifax Regional Municipality, Canada
Conservative Party of Canada
Matthew Richey, Louisa Matilda Nichols
Adams George Archibald
Matthew Henry Richey Wikipedia
Matthew Henry Richey (June 10, 1828 – February 21, 1911) was a Canadian politician in the 19th century.
Richey was the son of Matthew Richey, Methodist minister from Nova Scotia. The family was of Ulster-Scottish ancestry, his father having immigrated to Canada.
Richey studied law in Windsor, Ontario and Upper Canada, was called to the bar in 1850 and practised law in Halifax. He served on the city council and was twice elected mayor of Halifax.
Richey was a Conservative politician and in 1878 he was elected to the Canadian Parliament. In 1883, he became the fifth Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, a position he held until 1888.