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1901 in Canada

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1901 in Canada

Events from the year 1901 in Canada.

Contents

Crown

  • Head of state (monarch) – Queen Victoria (until January 22) then King Edward VII (consort – Vacant then Queen Alexandra)
  • Federal government

  • Governor general – Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound (viceregal consort – Mary Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, Countess of Minto)
  • Prime minister – Wilfrid Laurier
  • Lieutenant governors

  • Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia – Henri-Gustave Joly de Lotbinière
  • Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba – Daniel Hunter McMillan
  • Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick – Jabez Bunting Snowball
  • Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia – Alfred Gilpin Jones
  • Lieutenant Governor of Ontario – Oliver Mowat
  • Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island – Peter Adolphus McIntyre
  • Lieutenant Governor of Quebec – Louis-Amable Jetté
  • Premiers

  • Premier of British Columbia – Edward Gawler Prior
  • Premier of Manitoba – Rodmond Roblin
  • Premier of New Brunswick – Lemuel John Tweedie
  • Premier of Nova Scotia – George Henry Murray
  • Premier of Ontario – George William Ross
  • Premier of Prince Edward Island – Donald Farquharson (until December 29) then Arthur Peters
  • Premier of Quebec – Simon-Napoléon Parent
  • Commissioners

  • Commissioner of Yukon – William Ogilvie (until March 11) then James Hamilton Ross
  • Lieutenant governors

  • Lieutenant Governor of Keewatin – Daniel Hunter McMillan
  • Lieutenant Governor of the North-West Territories – Amédée E. Forget
  • Premiers

  • Premier of North-West Territories – Frederick Haultain
  • Events

  • March 9 — Japanese Canadians win the vote in British Columbia
  • December 12 — Guglielmo Marconi receives a transatlantic radio message at St. John's, Newfoundland
  • December 18 — The Territorial Grain Growers' Association is founded
  • December 29 — Arthur Peters becomes Premier of Prince Edward Island, replacing Donald Farquharson
  • First ascent of Mount Assiniboine by James Outram's party
  • January to June

  • January 12 — Jack Humphrey, painter (d.1967)
  • January 14 — Dana Porter, politician and jurist (d.1967)
  • January 29 — E. P. Taylor, business tycoon and race horse breeder (d.1989)
  • March 4 — Wilbur R. Franks, scientist and inventor (d.1986)
  • March 25 — Wilfrid Eggleston, journalist and chief censor for Canada from 1942 until 1944 (d.1985)
  • April 15 — Thomas Ricketts, soldier and Victoria Cross recipient in 1918 (d.1967)
  • May 5 — Donald Buchanan Blue, politician
  • July to December

  • July 15 — James Litterick, politician
  • September 8 — Harold Connolly, journalist, newspaper editor, politician and Premier of Nova Scotia (d.1980)
  • September 14 — George Carlyle Marler, politician, notary and philatelist (d.1981)
  • September 15 — Gweneth Lloyd, choreographer
  • September 22 — Charles Brenton Huggins, physician, physiologist, cancer researcher and Nobel prize laureate (d.1997)
  • October 14 — John Oates Bower, politician, businessman and executive (d.1981)
  • Full date unknown

  • Maryon Pearson, wife of Lester B. Pearson, 14th Prime Minister of Canada (d.1989)
  • Deaths

  • January 22 — Queen Victoria, Queen of Canada (b.1819)
  • March 2 — George Mercer Dawson, scientist and surveyor (b.1849)
  • May 4 — John Jones Ross, politician and Premier of Quebec (b.1831)
  • May 7 — George Edwin King, jurist, politician and 2nd Premier of New Brunswick (b.1839)
  • June 13 — Arthur Sturgis Hardy, lawyer, politician and 4th Premier of Ontario (b.1837)
  • July 24 — George William Allan, politician and 11th Mayor of Toronto (b.1822)
  • October 25 — Colin MacDougall, politician and lawyer (b.1834)
  • References

    1901 in Canada Wikipedia


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