January 10 or 11 1815: John A. Macdonald is Born

John Alexander Macdonald, son of Helen Shaw and Hugh MacDonald, was born ‘in a tenement facing Glasgow’s river towards the west end of Clyde Place’, two hundred years ago today or yesterday, at a quarter-past four o’clock in the morning, either on January 10, the registered date of his birth, or January 11 1815, the day he and his family celebrated.

The above quote and image is from THE GLASGOW BIRTHPLACE OF SIR JOHN A. MACDONALD, CANADA’S FIRST PRIME MINISTER By Ged Martin.

 

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