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Sir George Pownall
|Member of the Legislative Council of Lower Canada|
|Died||17 October 1834
|Relations||John Pownall, father; Thomas Pownall, uncle|
Pownall was the eldest son of John Pownall of Lincolnshire, England, and his wife Mary Lillingston, daughter of Bowden Lillingston of Ferriby, Yorkshire. His father was in government office and was under-secretary of state at the American department Pownall was appointed secretary and registrar of the province of Quebec in 1775. He arrived in Quebec on 15 June 1776 and was appointed to the Council for the Affairs of the Province of Quebec in 1775 and to the Legislative Council of Lower Canada in 1792.
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