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GALT, The Hon. Sir Alexander Tilloch, P.C.
Picture of GALT, The Hon. Sir Alexander Tilloch, P.C.
Photographer:
William Notman
© Public Domain

Source: Library and Archives Canada, C 020329
Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1817.09.06
Place of Birth: Chelsea, England
Deceased Date (yyyy.mm.dd): 1893.09.19 (76 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Businessman, diplomat
Notes: Father of Confederation; attended the Charlottetown (Sept. 1864), Quebec (Oct. 1864) and London (Dec. 1866) conferences.
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 1849 Days (5 years, 23 days)
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ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (yyyy.mm.dd)Result
Sherbrooke (Town of), Quebec 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

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PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Liberal-Conservative 1867.09.20 - 1872.10.11

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Minister

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Minister of Finance Resignation. Lack of support and confidence from his Cabinet colleagues who held his financial policies responsible for the collapse of the Commercial Bank. 1867.07.01 - 1867.11.07

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Federal Public Office
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FunctionCommissionTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Chair Royal Commission to Inquire into the Advisability of Constituting a Court of Railway Commissioners 1886.07.06 - 1988
Selected Publications This bibliography includes books, chapters in books and journal articles written, edited, compiled or translated solely by the parliamentarian or with others.

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  • Canada: 1849-1859.
    Québec : Canada Gazette Office; 1860. 44 p.

  • Church and State.
    Montreal : Dawson Brothers; 1876. 41 p.

  • Civil liberty in Lower Canada.
    Montreal : Dawson Brothers; 1876. 16 p.

  • The future of the Dominion of Canada.
    1881. 15 p.

  • The relations of the colonies to the Empire, present and future .
    London : M'Corquodale; 1883.

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