Sir John A. Macdonald 1815-1891 - Ontario Heritage Trust


Sir John A. Macdonald 1815-1891

John A. Macdonald was born in Glasgow. After coming to Canada in 1820, Macdonald was elected to the provincial legislature. He played a leading role in Canadian Confederation becoming Canada’s first prime minister in 1867.


At Ramshorn Theatre, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland

Region: International

County/District: United Kingdom

Municipality: Glasgow, Scotland