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Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Frank Weldon Russell: Birth: 1873 in Nova Scotia, Canada.

  2. Harold Allison Russell: Birth: 11 DEC 1874 in Nova Scotia, Canada.

  3. Anna Louise Russell: Birth: 01 MAY 1878 in Nova Scotia, Canada. Death: BEF 1934

  4. Grace Margurite Russell: Birth: 03 DEC 1881.

  5. Benjamin Russell: Birth: 01 APR 1884.

  6. Arthur Hawthorne Russell: Birth: 27 MAY 1886.

  7. Bernard Wallace Russell: Birth: 07 FEB 1889 in Dartmouth, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

  8. Garth Russell: Birth: 30 APR 1892.


Sources
1. Title:   1901 Canadian Census
Publication:   31 Mar 1901
2. Title:   Pelletier GEDCOM and Other Communications
3. Title:   1881 Canadian Census
4. Title:   Civil Records of Halifax County, Nova Scotia

Notes
a. Note:   eader in the public life of Dartmouth until well along in middle life. Professor Russell was particularly aggressive during the contest with the Steam Boat Company when the Town took over the ferry system in the summer of 1890.�During the eight years that he sat in Parliament, Dr. Russell commuted between Ottawa and Halifax every week in order to carry on his classes at Dalhousie Law School. When he came home after winning the election in Hants County in 1900, enthusatic law students joined local liberals in a torchlight procession through Dartmouth up to his home where, between band selections, they serenaded their beloved 'Benny' with stirring songs and College cheers.�Dr. Russell retired from politics in 1904, and for the suceeding 20 years was a Justice of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. About that time the family moved to Halifax. His Autobiography contains many interesting and humorous anecdotes of people and place in 19th century Dartmouth.
Note:   Admitted to Bar of Nova Scotia in 1872. One of the founders of Dalhousie Law School. Attended the Grace Methodist Church. Born in a cottage in Dartmouth, which stood at 21 Dundas Street. Educated for the bar, he was an outstanding l


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