Alexander Mackenzie Jr.

Alexander Mackenzie Jr. (1822 - 1892)

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Alexander Mackenzie Jr.
Born in Logierait, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdommap
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Husband of — married (to ) in Kingston, Upper Canadamap
Husband of — married [location unknown]
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Died in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canadamap
Profile last modified | Created 18 Nov 2009 | Last significant change: 18 Nov 2018
19:45: Laurie Cruthers edited the Marriage Data for Alexander Mackenzie Jr. (1822-1892). [Thank Laurie for this]
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Preceded by
John A. Macdonald
2nd Prime Minister of Canada
7 November 1873 - 8 October 1878
Succeeded by
John A. Macdonald


Alexander Mackenzie Jr. is a member of Clan Mackenzie.
Alexander Mackenzie was the second Prime Minister of Canada from November 7, 1873, to October 8, 1878.

He was a stonemason, businessman, militia officer, journalist, politician, and author. Born January 28, 1822, in Logierait, Perthshire, Scotland, he was the son of Alexander Mackenzie and Mary Stewart Fleming. On March 28, 1845, he married Helen Neil (d. 1852) in Kingston, Upper Canada (Ontario). They had two daughters, one of whom died in infancy, and a son, who also died as a child. He married secondly, on June 17, 1853, Jane Sym; they had no children. He died April 17, 1892, in Toronto and was buried in Sarnia.

Il était un maçon, homme d’affaires, officier de milice, journaliste et homme politique. Né le 28 janvier 1822 à Logierait, Perthshire, Écosse, il était le fils d’Alexander Mackenzie et de Mary Stewart Fleming. Le 28 mars 1845, il épousa à Kingston, Haut-Canada, Helen Neil. Ils eurent deux filles, dont l’une mourut dans sa prime enfance, et un fils, qui mourut aussi en bas âge. Puis le 17 juin 1853, il épousa Jane Sym, et de ce mariage ne naquit aucun enfant. Décédé le 17 avril 1892 à Toronto et inhumé à Sarnia. [1]


  1. Ben Forster, “MACKENZIE, ALEXANDER,” in Dictionary of Canadian Biography, vol. 12, University of Toronto/Université Laval, 2003–, accessed November 18, 2018,

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