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Life and work of Sir John Thompson, prime minister of Canada
J. Castell Hopkins
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This clever, Catholic Maritimer may be the best Prime Minister you've never heard of. The fourth video in our Prime Ministers of Canada Series. If you enjoyed this video (or other videos by us. After Prime Minister John A. Macdonald () offered him the post of attorney general, Thompson upgraded to federal politics and was successfully elected to parliament as a Conservative in He would serve three terms.
A chart of all the prime ministers of Canada, including terms served and parties. Links to bios. Sir John Sparrow Thompson, Canada’s fourth prime minister and first Roman Catholic to hold the office, served just two years as Canada’s leader. Story continues below advertisement.
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Life and work of the Rt. Hon. Sir John Thompson, P.C., K.C.M.G., Q. C., prime minister of Canada [microform] by Hopkins, J. Castell (John Castell), ; Aberdeen and Temair, John Campbell Gordon, Marquis of, Pages: Author Name Hopkins, J Castell.
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THOMPSON, Sir JOHN SPARROW DAVID (–), premier of Canada, born at Halifax, Nova Scotia, on 10 Nov.was son of John Sparrow Thompson, who had emigrated from Waterford, Ireland, to Nova Scotia, and became queen's printer in.
Sir John Sparrow David Thompson PC KCMG QC was a Canadian lawyer, judge, and politician who served as the fourth prime minister of Canada, in office from until his death. He had previously been premier of Nova Scotia for a brief period in Thompson was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
He trained as a lawyer and was called to the bar in Thompson was elected to the Nova Scotia House of. Sir John Sparrow David Thompson, lawyer, judge, politician, prime minister (b at Halifax 10 Nov [not as often cited]; d at Windsor Castle, Eng 12 Dec ). He was admitted to the NS Bar in and elected alderman for Halifax ina position he held for 6 years.
Although raised a Methodist, he converted to Roman Catholicism in Sir John Thompson, jurist and statesman who was premier of Canada from to Thompson was called to the bar in Nova Scotia in and appointed queen’s counsellor in He entered politics in as Liberal-Conservative member for Antigonish in the provincial legislature, becoming.
Excerpt from Life and Work of the Sir John Thompson, John Prime Minister of Canada That a record, a description, of his career should be given to his country and to the world, is a matter not merely of appropriateness but of obligation; for the vari ous grounds.
Life and work of the Rt. Hon. Sir John Thompson-- prime minister of Canada, (Book, )  Get this from a library. Life and work of the Rt. Hon. Sir John Thompson-- prime minister of Canada. [J Castell Hopkins]. Thompson, the youngest son born to John Sparrow Thompson and Charlotte Pottinger ingrew up in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
He was Canada’s first prime minister from Nova Scotia, as well as the first Roman Catholic to serve in the role. After being called to the Nova Scotia bar inThompson’s career was marked by participation in municipal and provincial politics.
Sir John Sparrow David Thompson. John Sparrow David Thompson, 4th prime minister of Canada. John Sparrow David Thompson was 4th Prime Minister of Canada, and 5th Premier of Nova Scotia. Time as Canada’s Prime Minister December 5, to Decem and.
5th Premier of Nova Scotia to J Life and work of the Rt. Hon. Sir John Thompson, P.C., K.C.M.G., Q.C., prime minister of Canada, by J. Castell Hopkins ; with a preface by the Earl of Aberdeen. With young Marty Griffin, John had come down the Ottawa River from North Bay by canoe.
Thompson took them to the Rideau Club where the boys, bronzed and fit after a month in the open, created as much sensation as the newly arrived prime minister.¹ Thompson was proud of them and showed it. One of his worries in Paris had been that canoe trip.
The prime minister of Canada is an official who serves as the primary minister of the Crown, chair of the Cabinet, and thus head of government of ally, the prime minister is appointed by the Governor General of Canada, but by constitutional convention, the prime minister must have the confidence of the elected House of ly, this is the leader of the party caucus with.
Sir John Sparrow David Thompson, KCMG, PC, QC (Novem – Decem ) was a Canadian lawyer, judge, politician, and university professor, who served as the fourth Prime Minister of Canada from December 5, until his death in office on Decemas well as the fifth Premier of Nova Scotia in Life and Work of the Rt.
Hon. Sir John Thompson, P.C., K.C.M.G., Q.C., Prime Minister of Canada: Early life and struggles, his rapid rise to fame and high position, his great work for Canada. Toronto: United Publishing Houses, Miller, William. Incidents in the Political Career of the Late Sir John Thompson Not Contained in Mr.
After Sir John A’s death, Mr. Thompson chose not to be his successor, waiting until the seat became available after John Abbott’s term ended. During his time in government, he was a key part of the structuring of Canada’s criminal code, and a supporter of women’s voting rights.
His personal life holds a romantic story of secret love messages between him and his future wife, written in shorthand. Sir John Thompson is sworn in as Canada’s 4th prime minister, November 24th, This Canadian History for Kids, Sketches of our Canada, looks at the career of John Thompson.
This Canadian History for Kids article begins when Sir John Sparrow David Thompson was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, to John Sparrow Thompson and Charlotte Pottinger.The author of a biography on Thompson describes Canada's fourth prime minister as a timid academic and lawyer with a passion for law who rose to prominence largely because of .