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Robinson, Christopher

Born: 1828 AD
Died: 1905 AD

1828 – Born on the 21st of January.

1850 – He obtained a BA from Trinity College and a MA from the same institution and was called to the bar.

         – He twice represented the crown prosecution when Patrick John Whelan appealed his conviction for the murder of D’Arcy McGee and was the prosecuting attorney that prevailed in the trial of Louis Riel.

1893 – He represented crown interests in the Bering Sea Arbitration, and was selected by Prime Minister Wilfrid Laurier to represent the Canadian position in a dispute with the United States regarding the boundaries of Alaska.

1894 – Robinson declined a knighthood.

1905 – Died in Toronto, Ontario on the 31st of October.