The New International Encyclopædia/Schultz, John Christian

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SCHULTZ, Sir John Christian (1840-96). A Canadian administrator, born in Amherstburg, Ontario, and educated at Victoria University (M.D., 1861). In Riel's Kebellion (1870) Schultz was imprisoned and condemned to death by Kiel for loyalty to the British flag and the Canadian party. From 1871 to 1882 he was a member of the Dominion House of Commons and from 1888 to 1895 Lieutenant-Governor of Manitoba. Schultz was a member of the Executive Council of the Northwest Territories, and president of the Manitoba Southwestern Railway. He died suddenly in Monterey, Mexico, about a year after he became K. C. M. G.