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1st Canadian Ministry

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Date formed  July 1, 1867
Head of government  Sir John A. Macdonald
Number of ministers  19
Date dissolved  November 5, 1873
Head of state  Queen Victoria
1st Canadian Ministry
Head of government's history  Premiership of Sir John A. Macdonald

The First Canadian Ministry was the first cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Sir John A. Macdonald. It governed Canada from 1 July 1867 to 5 November 1873, including all of the 1st Canadian Parliament as well as the first eight months of the 2nd. The government was formed by the Liberal-Conservative Party in coalition with the old Conservative Party of Canada. Macdonald was also Prime Minister in the Third Canadian Ministry.

Ministers

  • Prime Minister
  • 1 July 1867 – 5 November 1873: Sir John A. Macdonald
  • Minister of Agriculture
  • 1 July 1867 – 15 November 1869: Jean-Charles Chapais
  • 16 November 1869 – 24 October 1871: Christopher Dunkin
  • 25 October 1871 – 5 November 1873: John Henry Pope
  • Minister of Customs
  • 1 July 1867 – 21 February 1873: Samuel Leonard Tilley
  • 22 February 1873 – 5 November 1873: Charles Tupper
  • Minister of Finance
  • 1 July 1867 – 7 November 1867: Alexander Tilloch Galt
  • 8 November 1867 – 17 November 1867: Vacant
  • 18 November 1867 – 30 September 1869: John Rose
  • 1 October 1869 – 8 October 1869: Vacant
  • 9 October 1869 – 21 February 1873: Francis Hincks
  • 22 February 1873 – 5 November 1873: Samuel Leonard Tilley
  • Superintendent-General of Indian Affairs
  • 22 May 1868 – 7 December 1869: The Secretary of State of Canada (Ex officio)
  • 22 May 1868 – 7 December 1869: Hector Louis Langevin
  • 8 December 1869 – 30 June 1873: The Secretary of State of the Provinces (Ex officio)
  • 8 December 1869 – 6 May 1873: Joseph Howe
  • 7 May 1873 – 13 June 1873: James Cox Aikins (Acting)
  • 14 June 1873 – 30 June 1873: Thomas Nicholson Gibbs
  • 1 July 1873 – 5 November 1873: The Minister of the Interior (Ex officio)
  • 1 July 1873 – 5 November 1873: Alexander Campbell
  • Minister of Inland Revenue
  • 1 July 1867 – 14 July 1868: William Pearce Howland
  • 15 July 1868 – 15 November 1869: Alexander Campbell (Acting)
  • 16 November 1869 – 1 July 1872: Alexander Morris
  • 2 July 1872 – 3 March 1873: Charles Tupper
  • 4 March 1873 – 30 June 1873: John O'Connor
  • 1 July 1873 – 5 November 1873: Thomas Nicholson Gibbs
  • Minister of the Interior
  • Was the Secretary of State for the Provinces to 30 June 1873.
  • 1 July 1873 – 5 November 1873: Alexander Campbell
  • Minister of Justice
  • 1 July 1867 – 5 November 1873: John Alexander Macdonald
  • Attorney General of Canada
  • 1 July 1867 – 5 November 1873: The Minister of Justice (Ex officio)
  • 1 July 1867 – 5 November 1873: John Alexander Macdonald
  • Minister of Marine and Fisheries
  • 1 July 1867 – 5 November 1873: Peter Mitchell
  • Minister of Militia and Defence
  • 1 July 1867 – 20 May 1873: George-Étienne Cartier
  • 21 May 1873 – 30 June 1873: Hector Louis Langevin (Acting)
  • 1 July 1873 – 4 November 1873: Hugh McDonald
  • 5 November 1873: Vacant
  • Postmaster General
  • 1 July 1867 – 30 June 1873: Alexander Campbell
  • 1 July 1873 – 5 November 1873: John O'Connor
  • President of the Privy Council
  • 1 July 1867 – 29 Dec. 1867: Adam Johnston Fergusson Blair
  • 30 December 1867 – 29 January 1869: Vacant
  • 30 January 1869 – 15 November 1869: Joseph Howe
  • 16 November 1869 – 20 June 1870: Edward Kenny
  • 21 June 1870 – 1 July 1872: Charles Tupper
  • 2 July 1872 – 3 March 1873: John O'Connor
  • 4 March 1873 – 13 June 1873: Vacant
  • 14 June 1873 – 30 June 1873: Hugh McDonald
  • 1 July 1873 – 5 November 1873: Vacant
  • Minister of Public Works
  • 1 July 1867 – 27 September 1869: William McDougall
  • 28 September 1869: Vacant
  • 29 September 1869 – 7 December 1869: Hector Louis Langevin (Acting)
  • 8 December 1869 – 5 November 1873: Hector Louis Langevin
  • Receiver General
  • 1 July 1867 – 3 July 1867: Vacant
  • 4 July 1867 – 15 November 1869: Edward Kenny
  • 16 November 1869 – 29 January 1873: Jean-Charles Chapais
  • 30 January 1873 – 5 November 1873: Théodore Robitaille
  • Secretary of State of Canada
  • 1 July 1867 – 7 December 1869: Hector Louis Langevin
  • 8 December 1869 – 5 November 1873: James Cox Aikins
  • Registrar General of Canada
  • 1 July 1867 – 5 November 1873: The Secretary of State of Canada (Ex officio)
  • 1 July 1867 – 7 December 1869: Hector Louis Langevin
  • 8 December 1869 – 5 November 1873: James Cox Aikins
  • Secretary of State for the Provinces
  • 1 July 1867 – 30 April 1868: Adams George Archibald
  • 1 May 1868 – 15 November 1869: Vacant
  • 16 November 1869 – 6 May 1873: Joseph Howe
  • 7 May 1873 – 13 June 1873: James Cox Aikins (Acting)
  • 14 June 1873 – 30 June 1873: Thomas Nicholson Gibbs
  • Became Minister of the Interior from 1 July 1873.
  • References

    1st Canadian Ministry Wikipedia


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