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Lieutenant-Colonel John By (probably 7 August 1779 – 1 February 1836) was a British military engineer, best remembered for supervising the construction of the Rideau Canal and, in the process, founding what would become the city of Ottawa.
Born in Lambeth in London, England in 1779, By studied at the Royal Military Academy. He joined the Royal... More...
Canada, 1979, John By