Zacheus Burnham, c.1890


Description
Creator:
Unknown, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
A black and white portrait photograph of Zacheus Burnham. Marjorie Ruddy took a picture of the negative.
Notes:
Zacheus Burnham was born in Hamilton Township, Upper Canada, on March 31, 1819. He received his literary education at Cobourg Grammar School and studied law with his elder brother, Elias Burnham at Peterborough. He completed his law studies with Robert Baldwin in Toronto and opened his first law practice in Port Hope in 1842. He moved to Whitby in 1843 and worked as a lawyer until 1852 when he was appointed Junior Judge of the United Counties of York, Peel and Ontario. On December 27, 1853 he was appointed Senior Judge for the County of Ontario and held that position until he died at Whitby on November 15, 1896. He is buried at Union Cemetery, Oshawa.
Date of Original:
c.1890
Dimensions:
Width: 3.5 in
Height: 3.5 in
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 3.5in
Image Height: 3.5in
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
31-006-030
Collection:
Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection
Language of Item:
English
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
Zacheus Burnham, c.1890, Original Photographer Unknown. Whitby Archives 31-006-030.
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from copy negative dated 1991.
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Zacheus Burnham, c.1890


A black and white portrait photograph of Zacheus Burnham. Marjorie Ruddy took a picture of the negative.