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Theodore Davie Biography
Theodore Davie (1852-1898) was a British Columbia politician and jurist. He was the brother of Alexander Edmund Batson Davie. Theodore Davie was first elected to the provincial legislature in 1882. In 1889 he became Attorney-General under Premier John Robson and succeeded Robson in 1892.

Davie's government passed a Redistribution Bill to give the mainland of the province greater representation in the legislature. His government also provided financial incentives to the railways in an effort to stimulate the economy. The Davie government also approved the construction of the province's parliament buildings in Victoria despote pressure to move the capital to the mainland.

Theodore Daive served as premier until 1895 when he resigned to become Chief Justice of the British Columbia Supreme Court.
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