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Thomas D'Arcy McGee

Date of Birth (yyyy-mm-dd):  1825-04-13

Place of Birth:  Carlingford, County Louth, Ireland

Deceased Date (yyyy-mm-dd):  1868-04-07 (42 years old)

Profession | Occupation:  editor, author, journalist

Notes: Father of Confederation; attended the Charlottetown (Sept. 1864) and Quebec (Oct. 1864) Conferences.

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 201 days (6 months, 18 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Montreal West Liberal-Conservative 1867-08-07
During the general election of 1867, elections in the constituencies were held at various times between 1867-08-07 and 1867-09-20.
Elected

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Liberal-Conservative 1867-09-20 - 1868-04-07
Committees - House of Commons

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Standing Committee on Immigration and Colonization Member 1st Parliament, 1st Session
(1867-11-06 - 1868-05-22)
Standing Committee on Contingencies Member 1st Parliament, 1st Session
(1867-11-06 - 1868-05-22)

Family Ties in Parliament

Relative Name Date of Birth Date of Death
Great-nephew Frank Charles McGee
(M.P.)
1926-03-03 1999-04-04

Selected Publications

The following is a select bibliography, representing key titles or contributions from the parliamentarian’s collection of published works. To learn more about this parliamentarian’s written works please consult a library near you.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the following information. Should you find any errors please contact us via e-mail at: parlinfo@parl.gc.ca.

A life of the Rt. Rev. Edward Maginn, co-adjutor bishop of Derry, with selections from his correspondence. New York: P. O'Shea; xiii, 306 p. 1857

Notes sur les gouvernements fédéraux passés et présents / traduit de l'anglais par Ls. G. Gladu. St-Hyacinthe [Québec]: Courrier de St. Hyacinthe; 37 p. 1865

The political causes and consequences of the Protestant 'Reformation': a lecture. New York: D. & J. Sadlier; 27 p. 1853

Notes on federal government, past and present; with an appendix containing the constitution of the New Zealand colonies.. Montreal: Dawson Brothers; 75 p. 1865

The poems of Thomas D'Arcy McGee / with copious notes, also an introduction and biographical sketch, by Mrs. J. Sadlier. New York: D. & J. Sadlier; 612 p. 1869

Speeches and addresses chiefly on the subject of British-American union. London: Chapman and Hall; viii, 308 p. 1865

A popular history of Ireland : from the earliest period to the emancipation of the Catholics. New York; Montreal: D. & J. Sadlier; 2 v. (xxii, 823 p.) 1863

Selected verse of Thomas D'Arcy McGee / edited with an introduction by Seán Virgo. Toronto: Exile Editions; xxiii, 80 p 1991

The Catholic history of North America: five discourses, to which are added two discourses on the relations of Ireland and America. Boston: P. Donahoe; 239 p. 1855

A history of the Irish settlers in North America, from the earllest period to the census of 1850. 6th ed. Boston: P. Donahoe; vii, 240 p. 1855

Historical sketches of O'Connell and his friends. 4th ed. Boston: P. Donahoe; 208 p. 1854

Poems: with copious notes / also an introd. and biographical sketch by Mrs. J. Sadlier. New York: D. & J. Sadlier; xii, 612 p. 1886

The Irish position in British and in republican North America. 2nd ed. Montreal: M. Longmoore & Co.; 45 p. 1866

1825 - d'Arcy McGee - 1925, a collection of speeches and addresses together with a complete report of the centennial celebration of the birth of the Honourabel Thomas D'Arcy McGee, at Ottawa, April 13th, 1925 / selected and arranged by Charles Murphy. Toronto: Macmillan Co. of Canada; XV, 366 p. 1937

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 201 days (6 months, 18 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Montreal West Liberal-Conservative 1867-08-07
During the general election of 1867, elections in the constituencies were held at various times between 1867-08-07 and 1867-09-20.
Elected

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Liberal-Conservative 1867-09-20 - 1868-04-07
Committees - House of Commons

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Standing Committee on Immigration and Colonization Member 1st Parliament, 1st Session
(1867-11-06 - 1868-05-22)
Standing Committee on Contingencies Member 1st Parliament, 1st Session
(1867-11-06 - 1868-05-22)

Family Ties in Parliament

Relative Name Date of Birth Date of Death
Great-nephew Frank Charles McGee
(M.P.)
1926-03-03 1999-04-04

Selected Publications

The following is a select bibliography, representing key titles or contributions from the parliamentarian’s collection of published works. To learn more about this parliamentarian’s written works please consult a library near you.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the following information. Should you find any errors please contact us via e-mail at: parlinfo@parl.gc.ca.

A life of the Rt. Rev. Edward Maginn, co-adjutor bishop of Derry, with selections from his correspondence. New York: P. O'Shea; xiii, 306 p. 1857

Notes sur les gouvernements fédéraux passés et présents / traduit de l'anglais par Ls. G. Gladu. St-Hyacinthe [Québec]: Courrier de St. Hyacinthe; 37 p. 1865

The political causes and consequences of the Protestant 'Reformation': a lecture. New York: D. & J. Sadlier; 27 p. 1853

Notes on federal government, past and present; with an appendix containing the constitution of the New Zealand colonies.. Montreal: Dawson Brothers; 75 p. 1865

The poems of Thomas D'Arcy McGee / with copious notes, also an introduction and biographical sketch, by Mrs. J. Sadlier. New York: D. & J. Sadlier; 612 p. 1869

Speeches and addresses chiefly on the subject of British-American union. London: Chapman and Hall; viii, 308 p. 1865

A popular history of Ireland : from the earliest period to the emancipation of the Catholics. New York; Montreal: D. & J. Sadlier; 2 v. (xxii, 823 p.) 1863

Selected verse of Thomas D'Arcy McGee / edited with an introduction by Seán Virgo. Toronto: Exile Editions; xxiii, 80 p 1991

The Catholic history of North America: five discourses, to which are added two discourses on the relations of Ireland and America. Boston: P. Donahoe; 239 p. 1855

A history of the Irish settlers in North America, from the earllest period to the census of 1850. 6th ed. Boston: P. Donahoe; vii, 240 p. 1855

Historical sketches of O'Connell and his friends. 4th ed. Boston: P. Donahoe; 208 p. 1854

Poems: with copious notes / also an introd. and biographical sketch by Mrs. J. Sadlier. New York: D. & J. Sadlier; xii, 612 p. 1886

The Irish position in British and in republican North America. 2nd ed. Montreal: M. Longmoore & Co.; 45 p. 1866

1825 - d'Arcy McGee - 1925, a collection of speeches and addresses together with a complete report of the centennial celebration of the birth of the Honourabel Thomas D'Arcy McGee, at Ottawa, April 13th, 1925 / selected and arranged by Charles Murphy. Toronto: Macmillan Co. of Canada; XV, 366 p. 1937