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CAMPBELL, The Hon. Sir Alexander, P.C., Q.C., K.C.M.G.
Picture of CAMPBELL, The Hon. Sir Alexander, P.C., Q.C., K.C.M.G.
Photographer:
William James Topley
© Public Domain

Source: Library and Archives Canada, PA 013018
Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1822.03.09
Place of Birth: Hedon, Yorkshire, England
Deceased Date (yyyy.mm.dd): 1892.05.24 (70 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Lawyer
Notes: Father of Confederation; attended the Charlottetown (Sept. 1864) and Quebec (Oct. 1864) conferences.
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 7048 Days (19 years, 3 months, 17 days)
^ Senate
Senatorial DivisionPolitical Affiliation at NominationTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)Appointed on the advice of
Cataraqui, Ontario Resigned Conservative (1867-1942) 1867.10.23 - 1887.02.07 Royal Proclamation
^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Conservative (1867-1942) 1867.10.23 -

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian
Minister

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Postmaster General 1885.09.25 - 1887.01.26
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada 1881.05.20 - 1885.09.24
Postmaster General 1880.11.08 - 1881.05.19
Minister of Militia and Defence 1880.01.16 - 1880.11.07
Postmaster General 1879.05.20 - 1880.01.15
Receiver General 1878.11.08 - 1879.05.19
Minister of the Interior 1873.07.01 - 1873.11.05
Superintendent-General of Indian Affairs 1873.07.01 - 1873.11.05
Minister of Inland Revenue (acting) 1868.07.15 - 1869.11.15
Postmaster General 1867.07.01 - 1873.06.30

Leader of the Government in the Senate

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Leader of the Government in the Senate Resigned from the Senate February 7, 1887. 1878 - 1887
Leader of the Government in the Senate The Macdonald Government resigned on November 5,1873. 1867.10 - 1873.11.07

Leader of the Opposition in the Senate

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Leader of the Opposition in the Senate The Mackenzie Government formed on November 7, 1873. Campbell became opposition leader on the last day of the session. 1873.11.07 - 1878.01.01

Provincial / Territorial Political Experience
^ Provincial / Territorial Responsibilities
Ontario

ResponsibilityTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Lieutenant Governor Died in office. 1887.06.01 - 1892.05.24
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