John Macdonald

John Alexander Macdonald (1815 - 1891)

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Sir John Alexander Macdonald
Born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdommap
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Husband of — married (to ) in Kingston, Canada Westmap
Husband of — married in London, Englandmap
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Died in Ottawa, Carleton, Ontario, Canadamap
Profile last modified | Created 24 May 2013 | Last significant change: 18 Nov 2018
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Preceded by
title created
1st Prime Minister of Canada
1 July 1867 - 5 November 1873
Succeeded by
Alexander Mackenzie
Preceded by
Alexander Mackenzie
3rd Prime Minister of Canada
17 October 1878 - 6 June 1891
Succeeded by
John Abbott
Preceded by
Sir Allan Napier MacNab
11th Premier of the Province of Canada
26 November 1857 - 2 August 1858
Succeeded by
George Brown
Preceded by
Sir Allan Napier MacNab
9th Premier of Canada West
24 May 1856 - 2 August 1858
Succeeded by
George Brown
Preceded by
George Brown
11th Premier of Canada West
6 August 1858 - 24 May 1862
Succeeded by
John Sandfield MacDonald
Preceded by
John Sandfield MacDonald
13th Premier of Canada West
30 May 1864 - 30 June 1867
Succeeded by
Position Terminated


John Macdonald is a member of Clan MacDonald.
Sir John A. Macdonald, a lawyer, businessman and politician, was the first prime minister of Canada (1867–73, 1878–91).[1]

He passed away on June 6, 1891 from complications of a stroke and was buried in Cataraqui Cemetery, Kingston, Ontario.[2]


  1. The Canadian Encyclopedia
  2. Wikipedia:John A. Macdonald

  • Sir John Alexander Macdonald (1815-1891) on Find A Grave: Memorial #2145 Retrieved 02 December 2017.

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