Sir John Sparrow David Thompson PC KCMG QC (November 10, 1845 – December 12, 1894) was a Canadian lawyer, judge and politician who served as the fourth prime minister of Canada from 1892 until his death. He had previously been fifth premier of Nova Scotia for a brief period in 1882.
21 de feb. de 2008 · Sir John Sparrow David Thompson, lawyer, judge, politician, prime minister (b at Halifax 10 Nov 1845 [not 1844 as often cited]; d at Windsor Castle, Eng 12 Dec 1894). He was admitted to the NS Bar in 1865 and elected alderman for Halifax in 1871, a position he held for 6 years.
Sir John Thompson, in full Sir John Sparrow David Thompson, (born Nov. 10, 1845, Halifax, Nova Scotia—died Dec. 12, 1894, Windsor Castle, England), jurist and statesman who was premier of Canada from 1892 to 1894. Thompson was called to the bar in Nova Scotia in 1865 and appointed queen’s counsellor in 1879.
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Thompson Sr died in October 1867. (At about this point, probably as a mark of filial reverence for his father and his father’s Irish family, John David adopted the name Sparrow – he was to use the name John Sparrow David Thompson henceforth.) Thus, by 1867, when he was 22, Thompson’s family had broken up.
John Sparrow David Thompson fue un abogado, juez y político y canadiense que sirvió como cuarto primer ministro del país, entre el 1892 y su muerte, el 12 de diciembre de 1894.