3rd Canadian Ministry


3rd Canadian Ministry

The Third Canadian Ministry was the second cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Sir John A. Macdonald. It governed Canada from 17 October 1878 to 6 June 1891, including the 4th, 5th, and 6th Canadian Parliaments, as well as the first three years of the 7th. 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 First Canadian Ministry.

Ministries

*Prime Minister
**17 October 1878 - 6 June 1891: Sir John A. Macdonald

*Minister of Agriculture
**17 October 1878 - 24 September 1885: John Henry Pope
**25 September 1885 - 6 June 1891: John Carling

*Minister of Customs
**17 October 1878 - 18 October 1878: Vacant
**19 October 1878 - 6 June 1891: Mackenzie Bowell

*Minister of Finance
**17 October 1878 - 10 November 1885: Samuel Leonard Tilley
**11 November 1885 - 9 December 1885: Vacant
**10 December 1885 - 26 January 1887: Archibald Woodbury McLelan
**27 January 1887 - 22 May 1888: Charles Tupper
**23 May 1888 - 28 May 1888: Vacant
**29 May 1888 - 6 June 1891: George Eulas Foster

*Superintendent-General of Indian Affairs
**17 October 1878 - 16 October 1883: The Minister of the Interior (Ex Officio)
***17 October 1878 - 16 October 1883: John Alexander Macdonald
**17 October 1883 - 2 October 1887: The President of the Privy Council (Ex officio)
***17 October 1883 - 2 October 1887: John Alexander Macdonald
**3 October 1887 - 6 June 1891: The Minister of the Interior (Ex Officio)
***3 October 1887 - 21 April 1888: Thomas White
***22 April 1888 - 7 May 1888: Vacant
***8 May 1888 - 24 September 1888: John Alexander Macdonald (Acting)
***25 September 1888 - 6 June 1891: Edgar Dewdney

*Minister of Inland Revenue
**17 October 1878 - 25 October 1878: Vacant
**26 October 1878 - 28 October 1880: Louis François Georges Baby
**29 October 1880 - 7 November 1880: Vacant
**8 November 1880 - 22 May 1882: James Cox Aikins
**23 May 1882 - 6 June 1891: John Costigan

*Minister of the Interior
**17 October 1878 - 16 October 1883: John Alexander Macdonald
**17 October 1883 - 4 August 1885: David Lewis Macpherson
**5 August 1885 - 21 April 1888: Thomas White
**22 April 1888 - 7 May 1888: Vacant
**8 May 1888 - 24 September 1888: John Alexander Macdonald (Acting)
**25 September 1888 - 6 June 1891: Edgar Dewdney

*Minister of Justice
**17 October 1878 - 19 May 1881: James McDonald
**20 May 1881 - 24 September 1885: Alexander Campbell
**25 September 1885: Vacant
**26 September 1885 - 6 June 1891: John Sparrow David Thompson

*Attorney General of Canada
**17 October 1878 - 6 June 1891: The Minister of Justice (Ex officio)
***17 October 1878 - 19 May 1881: James McDonald
***20 May 1881 - 24 September 1885: Alexander Campbell
***25 September 1885: Vacant
***26 September 1885 - 6 June 1891: John Sparrow David Thompson

*Minister of Marine and Fisheries
**17 October 1878 - 18 October 1878: Vacant
**19 October 1878 - 9 July 1882: James Colledge Pope
**10 July 1882 - 9 December 1885: Archibald Woodbury McLelan
**10 December 1885 - 28 May 1888: George Eulas Foster
**29 May 1888 - 31 May 1888: Vacant
**1 June 1888 - 6 June 1891: Charles Hibbert Tupper

*Minister of Militia and Defence
**17 October 1878 - 18 October 1878: Vacant
**19 October 1878 - 15 January 1880: Louis François Rodrigue Masson
**16 January 1880 - 7 November 1880: Alexander Campbell
**8 November 1880 - 6 June 1891: Joseph Philippe René Adolphe Caron

*Postmaster General
**17 October 1878 - 18 October 1878: Vacant
**19 October 1878 - 19 May 1879: Hector Louis Langevin
**20 May 1879 - 15 January 1880: Alexander Campbell
**16 January 1880 - 7 November 1880: John O'Connor
**8 November 1880 - 19 May 1881: Alexander Campbell
**20 May 1881 - 22 May 1882: John O'Connor
**23 May 1882 - 24 September 1885: John Carling
**25 September 1885 - 26 January 1887: Alexander Campbell
**27 January 1887 - 9 July 1888: Archibald Woodbury McLelan
**10 July 1888: Vacant
**11 July 1888 - 5 August 1888: John Carling (Acting)
**6 August 1888 - 6 June 1891: John Graham Haggart

*President of the Privy Council
**17 October 1878 - 15 January 1880: John O'Connor
**16 January 1880 - 31 July 1880: Louis François Rodrigue Masson
**1 August 1880 - 7 November 1880: Vacant
**8 November 1880 - 19 May 1881: Joseph-Alfred Mousseau
**20 May 1881 - 9 July 1882: Archibald Woodbury McLelan
**10 July 1882 - 16 October 1883: Vacant
**17 October 1883 - 27 November 1889: John Alexander Macdonald
**28 November 1889 - 30 April 1891: Charles Carrol Colby
**1 May 1891 - 6 June 1891: Vacant

*Minister of Public Works
**17 October 1878 - 19 May 1879: Charles Tupper
**20 May 1879 - 6 June 1891: Hector Louis Langevin

*Minister of Railways and Canals
**20 May 1879 - 28 May 1884: Charles Tupper
**29 May 1884 - 24 September 1885: John Henry Pope (Acting)
**25 September 1885 - 1 April 1889: John Henry Pope
**2 April 1889 - 9 April 1889: Vacant
**10 April 1889 - 27 November 1889: John Alexander Macdonald (Acting)
**28 November 1889 - 6 June 1891: John Alexander Macdonald

*Receiver General of Canada
**17 October 1878 - 7 November 1878: Vacant
**8 November 1878 - 19 May 1879: Alexander Campbell
**20 May 1879 - 6 June 1891: The Minister of Finance (Ex officio)
***20 May 1879 - 10 November 1885: Samuel Leonard Tilley
***11 November 1885 - 9 December 1885: Vacant
***10 December 1885 - 26 January 1887: Archibald Woodbury McLelan
***27 January 1887 - 22 May 1888: Charles Tupper
***23 May 1888 - 28 May 1888: Vacant
***29 May 1888 - 6 June 1891: George Eulas Foster

*Secretary of State of Canada
**17 October 1878 - 18 October 1878: Vacant
**19 October 1878 - 7 November 1880: James Cox Aikins
**8 November 1880 - 19 May 1881: John O'Connor
**20 May 1881 - 28 July 1882: Joseph-Alfred Mousseau
**29 July 1882 - 6 June 1891: Joseph Adolphe Chapleau

*Registrar General of Canada
**17 October 1878 - ? June 1891: The Secretary of State of Canada (Ex officio)
***17 October 1878 - 18 October 1878: Vacant
***19 October 1878 - 7 November 1880: James Cox Aikins
***8 November 1880 - 19 May 1881: John O'Connor
***20 May 1881 - 28 July 1882: Joseph-Alfred Mousseau
***29 July 1882 - 6 June 1891: Joseph Adolphe Chapleau

*Minister without Portfolio
**8 November 1878 - 10 February 1880: Robert Duncan Wilmot
**11 February 1880 - 16 October 1883: David Lewis Macpherson
**2 August 1882 - 6 June 1891: Frank Smith
**13 May 1887 - 6 June 1891: John Joseph Caldwell Abbott

References

*Cite web|author=Government of Canada|publisher=Privy Council Office |title=Third Ministry |work=Guide to Canadian Ministries since Confederation |url=http://www.pco-bcp.gc.ca/default.asp?Language=E&Page=Publications&doc=min/min_03_e.htm|accessdate=2006-11-09

uccession


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • 3rd Canadian Parliament — The 3rd Canadian Parliament was in session from March 26, 1874 until August 17, 1878. The membership was set by the 1874 federal election on January 22, 1874, and it changed only somewhat due to resignations and by elections until it was… …   Wikipedia

  • 2nd Canadian Ministry — The Second Canadian Ministry was the cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Alexander Mackenzie. It governed Canada from 7 November 1873 to 8 October 1878, including the last two months of the 2nd Canadian Parliament as well as all of the 3rd. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Canadian National Vimy Memorial — Veterans Affairs Canada Commonwealth War Graves Commission …   Wikipedia

  • Canadian literature — Introduction  the body of written works produced by Canadians. Reflecting the country s dual origin and its official bilingualism, the literature of Canada can be split into two major divisions: English and French. This article provides a brief… …   Universalium

  • Ministry of All the Talents — Lord Grenville, Prime Minister 1806 1807 The Ministry of All the Talents was a national unity government formed by William Wyndham Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville on his appointment as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on 11 February 1806 after …   Wikipedia

  • 7th Canadian Parliament — The 7th Canadian Parliament was in session from April 29, 1891 until April 24, 1896. The membership was set by the 1891 federal election on March 5, 1891, and it changed only somewhat due to resignations and by elections until it was dissolved… …   Wikipedia

  • 4th Canadian Parliament — The 4th Canadian Parliament was in session from February 13, 1879 until May 18, 1882. The membership was set by the 1878 federal election on September 17, 1878, and it changed only somewhat due to resignations and by elections until it was… …   Wikipedia

  • 5th Canadian Parliament — The 5th Canadian Parliament was in session from February 8, 1883 until January 15, 1887. The membership was set by the 1882 federal election on June 20, 1882, and it changed only somewhat due to resignations and by elections until it was… …   Wikipedia

  • 6th Canadian Parliament — The 6th Canadian Parliament was in session from April 13, 1887 until February 3, 1891. The membership was set by the 1887 federal election on February 22, 1887, and it changed only somewhat due to resignations and by elections until it was… …   Wikipedia

  • New Democratic Party candidates, 2008 Canadian federal election — This is a list of nominated candidates for the New Democratic Party in the 40th Canadian federal election, which resulted in a Conservative minority government.[1] Contents 1 Newfoundland and Labrador 7 seats 2 Prince Edward Island 4 seats …   Wikipedia