Peter Boyle De Blaquiere
From A Compendium of Irish Biography, 1878
De Blaquiere, Peter Boyle, Canadian politician, was born in Dublin, 27th April 1784. A midshipman in H.B.M. fleet at the battle of Camperdown, he afterwards left the navy, and emigrated to Canada in 1837. He was a member of the legislature for twenty-two years, and was some time Chancellor of the University of Toronto. He died at Yorkville, near Toronto, October 1860, aged 76.
37a. Biographical Dictionary—American Biography: Francis S. Drake. Boston, 1876.