John A Macdonald

Canada's First Prime Minster

Who is he?

John A. Macdonald was the first Prime Minister of Canada. He was born on January 11th 1815. Insturmental in the politics of Upper and Lower Canada. He helped bring all the provinces together (P.E.I. , Newfoundland.) Though, Sir John A Macdonalad had a tough childhood, he still got through and brought all of Canada together.
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His Family!

His private life was full of tragedy. His wife died of serious illness in the time of a decade. His children died at a very young age. His son died as a baby and his daughter died from Hydrocephalus. A sickness that causes the brain to swell up.

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