Monday, September 2, 2013

Canadian Prime Minister Birth Locations

Where Prime Minsters of Canada Were Born - With Percentages

Want to see how statistically likely you are to become Prime Minister by birth location? Here's your answers!

Note: In a few cases city and province names have changed since they were born, hence the last two columns at right
This sheet does not distinguish between those who were elected by the populace and those who replaced a stepping down Prime Minister

Prime Minister Number First Name/Middle Name or Initial Last Name Municipality Province Country Municipality Now Province Now
1 John A. MacDonald Glasgow
Scotland Glasgow
2 Alexander Mackenzie Logierait
Scotland Logierait
3 John  Abbott St-Andre-Est Lower Canada Canada Saint-André-d'Argenteuil Quebec
4 John Sparrow David Thompson Halifax Nova Scotia Canada Halifax Nova Scotia
5 Mackenize Bowell Rickinghall
England Rickinghall
6 Charles Tupper Amherst Nova Scotia Canada Amherst Nova Scotia
7 Wilfrid  Laurier Saint Lin Upper Canada Canada Saint-Lin–Laurentides Quebec
8 Robert Borden Grand-Pré Nova Scotia Canada Grand-Pré Nova Scotia
9 Arthur Meighen Anderson Ontario Canada Perth South Ontario
10 William Lyon Mackenzie King Berlin Ontario Canada Kitchener Ontario
11 R. B. Bennett Hopewell Hill New Brunswick Canada Hopewell Hill New Brunswick
12 Louis St. Laurent Compton Quebec Canada Compton Quebec
13 John  Diefenbaker Neustadt Ontario Canada Neustadt Ontario
14 Lester B. Pearson Newtonbrook, Toronto Ontario Canada Newtonbrook, Toronto Ontario
15 Pierre Trudeau Montreal Quebec Canada Montreal Quebec
16 Joe Clark High River Alberta Canada High River Alberta
17 John Turner Richmond, London Surrey England Richmond, London Surrey
18 Brian Mulroney Baie-Comeau Quebec Canada Baie-Comeau Quebec
19 Kim Campbell Port Alberni British Columbia Canada Port Alberni British Columbia
20 Jean Chrétien Shawinigan Quebec Canada Shawinigan Quebec
21 Paul Martin Windsor Ontario Canada Windsor Ontario
22 Stephen Harper Toronto Ontario Canada Toronto Ontario

Municipalities Times Percent

Toronto 2 9.09

Other Locations 1 4.55


Ontario 6 27.27

Quebec (by current area) 6 27.27

Quebec (by area name at birth) 4 18.18

Nova Scotia 3 13.64

New Brunswick 1 4.55

Alberta 1 4.55

British Columbia 1 4.55

Lower Canada (by area name at birth) 1 4.55

Upper Canada (by area name at birth) 1 4.55


Canada 18 81.82

Scotland 2 9.09

England 2 9.09

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