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List of Canadian Ministers of the Interior
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List of Canadian Ministers of the Interior

The office of Secretary of State for the Provinces was abolished and the office of Minister of the Interior was created on May 3 1873.

1. Alexander Campbell under Macdonald July 1 1873 - November 5 1873
2. David Laird under Mackenzie November 7 1873 - October 6 1876
* Richard William Scott (acting) under Mackenzie October 7 1876 - October 23 1876
3. David Mills under Mackenzie October 24 1876 - October 8 1878
4. Sir John A Macdonald under Macdonald October 17 1878 - October 2 1887
5. Thomas White under Macdonald October 3 1887 - April 21 1888
6. Sir John A Macdonald (acting) under Macdonald May 8 1888 - September 24 1888
7. Edgar Dewdney under Macdonald September 25 1888 - June 6 1891
8. Edgar Dewdney under Abbott June 16 1891 - October 16 1892
9. Thomas Mayne Daly under Abbott October 17 1892 - November 24 1892
10. Thomas Mayne Daly under Thompson December 5 1892 - December 12 1894
11. Thomas Mayne Daly under Bowell December 21 1894 - April 27 1896
12. Hugh John Macdonald under Tupper May 1 1896 - July 8 1896
13. Richard William Scott (acting) under Laurier July 17 1896 - November 16 1896
14. Clifford Sifton under Laurier November 17 1896 - February 28 1905
15. Sir Wilfrid Laurier (acting) under Laurier March 13 1905 - April 7 1905
16. Frank Oliver under Laurier April 8 1905 - October 6 1911
17. Robert Rogers under Borden October 10 1911 - October 28 1912
18. William James Roche under Borden October 29 1912 - October 12 1917
19. Arthur Meighen under Borden October 12 1917 - July 10 1920
20. Sir James Alexander Lougheed under Meighen July 10 1920 - December 29 1921
21. Charles Stewart under King December 29 1921 - June 28 1926
22. Henry Herbert Stevens (acting) under Meighen June 29 1926 - July 12 1926
23. Richard Bedford Bennett (acting) under Meighen July 13 1926 - September 25 1926
24. Charles Stewart under King September 26 1926 - June 26 1930
25. Ian Alistair MacKenzie under King June 27 1930 - August 7 1930
26. Thomas Gerow Murphy under Bennett August 7 1930 - October 23 1935
27. Thomas Alexander Crerar under King October 23 1935 - November 30 1936
For ministers after this date see List of Canadian Ministers of Mines and Resources.

See also: Canadian Cabinet