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John Sparrow David Thompson

4th Prime Minister of Canada

Sir John Sparrow David Thompson PC KCMG QC (November 10, 1845 – December 12, 1894) was the 4th Prime Minister of Canada. He served from November 24, 1892 until his death from a heart attack on December 12, 1894.


Sir John Thompson

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4th Prime Minister of Canada
In office
December 5, 1892 – December 12, 1894
MonarchVictoria
Governor GeneralThe Lord Stanley of Preston
The Earl of Aberdeen
Preceded byJohn Abbott
Succeeded byMackenzie Bowell
5th Premier of Nova Scotia
In office
May 25, 1882 – July 18, 1882
MonarchVictoria
Lieutenant GovernorAdams George Archibald
Preceded bySimon Hugh Holmes
Succeeded byWilliam Thomas Pipes
MLA for Antigonish County
In office
December 4, 1877 – July 27, 1882
Preceded byJohn J. McKinnon
Succeeded byCharles B. Whidden
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Antigonish
In office
October 16, 1885 – December 12, 1894
Preceded byAngus McIsaac
Succeeded byColin Francis McIsaac
Personal details
Born(1845-11-10)November 10, 1845
Halifax, Nova Scotia
DiedDecember 12, 1894(1894-12-12) (aged 49)
Windsor, Berkshire, England
Resting placeHoly Cross Cemetery, Halifax
Political partyConservative
Spouse(s)
Annie Affleck (m. 1870)
Children9
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