Jonathan Belcher

Jonathan Belcher

Jonathan Belcher was a British-American lawyer, chief justice, and Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, the second son of Jonathan Belcher and Mary Partridge, Belcher entered Harvard College, where in 1728 he received a Bachelor of Arts degree. In 1731 he proceeded to Master of Arts, also at Harvard. In 1730, he entered the Middle Temple, London, to read law, and in 1734 was called to the English bar. In the mean time he had been admitted as a fellow-commoner to Trinity College, Cambridge, where in 1733 he received another Master's degree in mathematics. He later received a third Master's degree from the College of New Jersey. In 1754, Belcher was sent to ... more on Wikipedia

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