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MACDONALD, The Right Hon. Sir John Alexander, P.C., G.C.B., Q.C., D.C.L., LL.D.
Picture of MACDONALD, The Right Hon. Sir John Alexander, P.C., G.C.B., Q.C., D.C.L., LL.D.
Studio:
Harold M. Daly
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Source: Library and Archives Canada, C 005327
Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1815.01.11
Place of Birth: Glasgow, Scotland
Deceased Date (yyyy.mm.dd): 1891.06.06 (76 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Lawyer
Party Leader:
Notes: Father of Confederation; attended the Charlottetown (Sept. 1864), Quebec (Oct. 1864) and London (Dec. 1866) conferences.

Of Scottish origin.

Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 8624 Days (23 years, 7 months, 10 days)
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (yyyy.mm.dd)Result
Kingston, Ontario Died in office. Liberal-Conservative 1891.03.05 Elected
Carleton, Ontario Resignation. Elected for Kingston and for Carleton. Chose to sit for Kingston. Liberal-Conservative 1887.02.22 Elected
Kingston, Ontario Liberal-Conservative 1887.02.22 Elected
Carleton, Ontario Liberal-Conservative 1882.06.20 Elected
Lennox, Ontario Election declared void. Liberal-Conservative 1882.06.20 Elected
Marquette, Manitoba Resignation. Becomes Prime Minister, October 17, 1878. Elected for Victoria and for Marquette. Chose to sit for Victoria. Liberal-Conservative 1878.09.17 Elected
Victoria, British Columbia Liberal-Conservative 1878.09.17 Elected
Kingston, Ontario Liberal-Conservative 1878.09.17 Defeated
Kingston, Ontario Liberal-Conservative 1874.12.29
(By-Election)
Elected
Kingston, Ontario Election declared void. Liberal-Conservative 1874.01.22 Elected
Kingston, Ontario Liberal-Conservative 1872.10.12 During the general election of 1872, elections in the constituencies were held at various times between 1872-07-20 and 1872-10-12. Elected
Kingston, Ontario Liberal-Conservative 1867.09.20 During the general election of 1867, elections in the constituencies were held at various times between 1867-08-07 and 1867-09-20. Elected

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Liberal-Conservative 1867.07.01 -

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian
Prime Minister of Canada

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Prime Minister Died in office. 1878.10.17 - 1891.06.06
Prime Minister 1867.07.01 - 1873.11.05

Minister

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Minister of Railways and Canals Died in office. 1889.11.28 - 1891.06.06
Minister of Railways and Canals (acting) 1889.04.10 - 1889.11.27
Minister of the Interior (acting) 1888.05.08 - 1888.09.24
Superintendent-General of Indian Affairs (acting) 1888.05.08 - 1888.09.24
President of the Privy Council 1883.10.17 - 1889.11.27
Minister of the Interior 1878.10.17 - 1883.10.16
Superintendent-General of Indian Affairs 1878.10.17 - 1887.10.02
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada 1867.07.01 - 1873.11.05

Leader of the Official Opposition

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Leader of the Official Opposition 1873.11.06 - 1878.10.16

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^ Political Party Roles
Liberal-Conservative

RoleTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Party Leader 1867.07.01 - 1891.06.06

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