Franklin, Selim

(1814-81)
   British Columbia pioneer, of English origin. He emigrated to the US and took part in the California gold rush. Settling in Victoria, British Columbia, he was elected to the legislative assembly.

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  • Franklin River (Vancouver Island) — Franklin River in Vancouver Island, British Columbia, is located between Alberni Inlet and Barkley Sound, was named as part of the Vancouver Island Exploration Expedition of 1864. The river was named for Selim Franklin, Esquire, who was Chairman… …   Wikipedia

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  • Lumley Franklin — Lumley Franklin, (1808 ndash; 3 August 1873), was the 2nd mayor of Victoria, British Columbia. He was born in Liverpool, England, the son of a successful banker. Lumley emigrated from London to New York City in 1845 to establish his career in the …   Wikipedia

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  • Sarah Herring Sorin — Sarah Herring Sorin, (15 January 1861 – 30 April 1914), was Arizona s first woman attorney and the first women to try and win a case in front of the United States Supreme Court unassisted by a male attorney. Mrs. Sorin practiced law with her… …   Wikipedia

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