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List of Canadian Ministers of Public Works
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List of Canadian Ministers of Public Works

Ministers of Public Works

1. William McDougall under Macdonald July 1 1867 - September 27 1869
* Hector Louis Langevin (acting minister) under Macdonald September 28 1869 - December 7 1869
2. Hector Louis Langevin under Macdonald December 8 1869 - November 5 1873
3. Alexander Mackenzie as PM November 7 1873 - October 8 1878
4 Sir Charles Tupper under Macdonald October 19 1878 - May 19 1879
Sir Hector Louis Langevin (second time) under Macdonald May 20 1879 - June 6 1891
Sir Hector Louis Langevin (cont'd) under Abbott June 16 1891 - August 11 1891
5. Frank Smith under Abbott August 14 1891 - January 10 1892
6. Joseph Aldéric Ouimet under Abbott January 11 1892 - November 24 1892
Joseph Aldéric Ouimet (cont'd) under Thompson December 5 1892 - December 12 1894
Joseph Aldéric Ouimet (cont'd) under Bowell December 21 1894 - April 27 1896
7. Alphonse Desjardins under Tupper May 1 1896 - July 8 1896
8. Joseph Israël Tarte under Laurier July 13 1896 - October 21 1902
9. James Sutherland under Laurier November 11 1902 - May 3 1905
10. Charles Smith Hyman under Laurier May 22 1905 - August 29 1907
11. William Pugsley under Laurier August 30 1907 - October 6 1911
12. Frederick Debartzch Monk under Borden October 10 1911 - October 28 1912
13. Louis Coderre under Borden October 29 1912 - October 5 1915
14. Robert Rogers under Borden October 6 1915 - August 22 1917
15. Charles Colquhoun Ballantyne under Borden October 3 1917 - October 12 1917
16. Frank Broadstreet Carvell under Borden October 13 1917 - August 1 1919
* John Dowsley Reid (acting) under Borden August 6 1919 - September 2 1919
17. Arthur Lewis Sifton under Borden September 3 1919 - December 30 1919
* John Dowsley Reid (acting) under Borden December 31 1919 - July 10 1920
* John Dowsley Reid (acting) under Meighen July 10 1920 - July 12 1920
18. Fleming Blanchard McCurdy under Meighen July 13 1920 - December 29 1921
19. Hewitt Bostock under King December 29 1921 - February 2 1922
20. James Horace Kingr under King February 3 1922 - June 28 1926
* Sir George Halsey Perley (acting) under Meighen June 29 1926 - July 12 1926
21. Edmond Baird Ryckman under Meighen July 13 1926 - September 25 1926
22. John Campbell Elliott under King September 25 1926 - August 7 1930
23. Hugh Alexander Stewart under Bennett August 7 1930 - October 23 1935
24. Pierre Joseph Arthur Cardin under King October 23 1935 - May 12 1942
* Joseph-Enoil Michaud (acting) under King May 13 1942 - October 6 1942
25. Alphonse Fournier under King October 7 1942 - November 15 1948
Alphonse Fournier (cont'd) under St. Laurent November 15 1948 - June 11 1953
* Walter Edward Harris under St. Laurent June 12 1953 - September 16 1953
26. Robert Henry Winters under St. Laurent September 17 1953 - June 21 1957
27. Howard Charles Green under Diefenbaker June 21 1957 - August 19 1959
28. David James Walker under Diefenbaker August 20 1959 - July 12 1962
* Howard Charles Green (acting minister) under Diefenbaker July 18 1962 - August 8 1962
29. Edmund Davie Fulton under Diefenbaker August 9 1962 - April 22 1963
30. Jean-Paul Deschatelets under Pearson April 22 1963 - February 11 1965
31. Louis Joseph Lucien Cardin under Pearson February 15 1965] - July 6 1965
32. George James McIlraith under Pearson July 7 1965 - April 20 1968
George James McIlraith (cont'd) under Trudeau April 20 1968 - July 5 1968
33. Arthur Laing under Trudeau July 5 1968 - January 27 1972
34. Jean-Eudes Dubé under Trudeau January 28 1972 - August 7 1974
35. Charles Mills Drury under Trudeau August 8 1974 - September 13 1976
36. J. Judd Buchanan under Trudeau September 14 1976 - November 23 1978
37. André Ouellet under Trudeau November 24 1978 - June 3 1979
38. Erik Nielsen under Clark June 4 1979 - March 2 1980
39. Paul James Cosgrove under Trudeau March 3 1980 - September 29 1982
40. Roméo LeBlanc under Trudeau September 30 1982 - June 29 1984
41. Charles Lapointe under Turner June 30 1984 - September 16 1984
42. Roch LaSalle under Mulroney September 17 1984 - June 29 1986
43. Stewart McInnes under Mulroney June 30 1986 - December 7 1988
* Otto Jelinek under Mulroney December 8 1988 - January 29 1989
44. Elmer MacIntosh MacKay under Mulroney January 30 1989 - June 24 1993
45. Paul Wyatt Dick under Campbell June 24 1993 - November 3 1993
46. David Charles Dingwall under Chretien November 4 1993 - January 24 1996
47. Diane Marleau under Chretien January 25 1996 - July 11 1996
After 1996 see List of Canadian Ministers of Public Works and Government Services

See also Canadian Cabinet