Macdonald John Alexander

Mac·don·ald

 (mĭk-dŏn′əld), Sir John Alexander 1815-1891.
Scottish-born Canadian politician and the first prime minister of the Dominion of Canada (1867-1873 and 1878-1891). He is considered the organizer of the Canadian Confederation in 1867.
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