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List of Canadian Postmasters General
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List of Canadian Postmasters General

Canadian Postmasters General

1. Alexander Campbell under Macdonald July 1 1867 - June 30 1873
2. John O'Connor under Macdonald July 1 1873 - November 5 1873
3. Donald Alexander Macdonald under Mackenzie November 7 1873 - May 17 1875
4. Télesphore Fournier under Mackenzie May 19 1875 - October 7 1875
5. Lucius Seth Huntington under Mackenzie October 9 1875 - October 8 1878
6. Hector Louis Langevin under Macdonald October 19 1878 - May 19 1879
Sir Alexander Campbell (second time) under Macdonald May 20 1879 - January 15 1880
7. John O'Connor under Macdonald January 16 1880 - November 7 1880
Sir Alexander Campbell (third time) under Macdonald November 8 1880 - May 18 1881
John O'Connor (second time) under Macdonald May 20 1881 - May 22 1882
8. John Carling under Macdonald May 23 1882 - September 24 1885
Sir Alexander Campbell (fourth time) under Macdonald September 25 1885 - January 26 1887
9. Archibald Woodbury McLelan under Macdonald January 27 1887 - July 9 1888
John Carling (second time) under Macdonald July 11 1888 - August 5 1888
10. John Graham Haggart under Macdonald August 6 1888 - June 6 1891
John Graham Haggart (cont'd) under Abbott June 16 1891 - January 24 1892
11. Sir Joseph Philippe René Adolphe Caron under Abbott January 25 1892 - November 24 1892
Sir Joseph Philippe René Adolphe Caron (cont'd) under Thompson December 5 1892 - December 12 1894
12. Louis-Olivier Taillon under Bowell December 21 1894 - July 8 1896
13. Sir William Mulock under Laurier July 13 1896 - October 15 1905
14. Allen Bristol Aylesworth under Laurier October 16 1905 - June 3 1906
15. Rodolphe Lemieux under Laurier June 4 1906 - August 10 1911
16. Henri Sévérin Béland under Laurier August 19 1911 - October 6 1911
17. Louis-Philippe Pelletier under Borden October 10 1911 - October 19 1914
18. Thomas Chase Casgrain under Borden October 20 1914 - December 29 1916
19. Pierre Édouard Blondin under Borden January 8 1917 - July 10 1920
Pierre Édouard Blondin (cont'd) under Meighen July 10 1920 - September 20 1921
20. Louis-de-Gonzague Belley under Meighen September 21 1921 - December 29 1921
21. Charles Murphy under King December 29 1921 - June 28 1926
22. Robert James Manion under Meighen August 23 1926 - September 25 1926
23. Peter John Veniot under King September 25 1926 - August 7 1930
24. Arthur Sauvé under Bennett August 7 1930 - August 13 1935
25. Samuel Gobeil under Bennett August 16 1935 - October 23 1935
26. John Campbell Elliott under King October 23 1935 - January 22 1939
27. Norman Alexander McLarty under King January 23 1939 - September 18 1939
28. Charles Gavan Power under King September 19 1939 - May 22 1940
* James Lorimer Ilsley (acting) under King May 23 1940 - July 7 1940
29. William Pate Mulock under King July 8 1940 - June 8 1945
30. Ernest Bertrand under King August 29 1945 - November 15 1948
Ernest Bertrand (cont'd) under St. Laurent November 15 1948 - August 23 1949
31. Gabriel Édouard Rinfret under St. Laurent August 25 1949 - February 12 1952
32. Alcide Côté under St. Laurent February 13 1952 - August 7 1955
* Roch Pinard (acting) under St. Laurent August 16 1955 - November 2 1955
33. Hugues Lapointe under St. Laurent November 3 1955 - June 21 1957
34. William McLean Hamilton under Diefenbaker June 21 1957 - July 12 1962
* John Angus MacLean (acting) under Diefenbaker July 18 1962 - August 8 1962
35. Ellen Louks Fairclough under Diefenbaker August 9 1962 - April 22 1963
36. Azellus Denis under Pearson April 22 1963 - February 2 1964
37. John Robert Nicholson under Pearson February 2 1964 - February 14 1965
38. René Tremblay under Pearson February 15 1965 - December 17 1965
39. Joseph Julien Jean-Pierre Côté under Pearson December 18 1965 - April 20 1968
Joseph Julien Jean-Pierre Côté (cont'd) under Trudeau April 20 1968 - July 5 1968
40. Eric William Kierans under Trudeau July 5 1968 - April 28 1971
41. Joseph Julien Jean-Pierre Côté under Trudeau April 29 1971 - November 26 1972
42. André Ouellet under Trudeau November 27 1972 - August 7 1974
43. Bryce Stuart Mackasey under Trudeau August 8 1974 - September 13 1976
44. Jean-Jacques Blais under Trudeau September 14 1976 - February 1 1978
45. Gilles Lamontagne under Trudeau February 2 1978 - June 3 1979
46. John Allen Frase under Clark June 4 1979 - March 2 1980
André Ouellet (second time) under Trudeau March 3 1980 - October 15 1981

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