Thomas D'arcy Mcgee

Father of confederation

Canada 150 - The story of Thomas D'Arcy McGee


Sir Thomas D'arcy McGee was born on April 13th in Carlington, Ireland in 1825.


In 1862 Thomas D'arcy McGe joined the Reform government in the Province

of Canada.


Thomas D'arcy McGee was assassinated on April 7th 1868 in Ottawa and was given Canada's first state funeral-a huge public event in Ottawa and Montreal.