Alumni Oxonienses: the Members of the University of Oxford, 1715-1886/Macdonald, (Sir) John Alexander
Macdonald, (Sir) John Alexander, created D.C.L. 21 June, 1865; LL.D. Queen's University, Canada, Canadian barrister 1836, Q.C., represented Kingston in Canadian Parliament 1844 (son of Hugh M., of Kingston, Canada), 'executive councillor in Canada,' attorney-general in Upper Canada 1854-62 & 1864-7, and for Canada 1867-73, prime minister 1867-73 & 1878, K.C.B. 1867, G.C.B. 21 Nov., 1884. and P.C. See Foster's Baronetage.