Minister of Immigration and Colonization (Canada)

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The Minister of Immigration and Colonization was an office in the Cabinet of Canada from 1917 to 1936. In 1936 it was superseded by the Minister of Mines and Resources.

After 1950 see Minister of Citizenship and Immigration (1950–1966), Minister of Manpower and Immigration (1966–1977) and Minister of Employment and Immigration (1977–1996).

Ministers[edit]

1. James Alexander Calder under Borden October 12, 1917 – July 10, 1920
James Alexander Calder (cont’d) under Meighen July 10, 1920 – September 20, 1921
3. John Wesley Edwards under Meighen September 21, 1921 – December 29, 1921
* Hewitt Bostock (acting) under King January 3, 1922 – February 2, 1922
* Charles Stewart (acting) under King February 20, 1922 – August 16, 1923
4. James Alexander Robb under King August 17, 1923 – September 4, 1925
5. George Newcombe Gordon under King September 7, 1925 – November 12, 1925
* Charles Stewart (acting) under King November 13, 1925 – June 28, 1926
* Robert James Manion (acting) under Meighen June 29, 1926 – July 12, 1926
* Sir Henry Lumley Drayton (acting) under Meighen July 13, 1926 – September 25, 1926
6. Robert Forke under King September 26, 1926 – December 29, 1929
* Charles Stewart (acting) under King December 30, 1929 – June 26, 1930
7. Ian Alistair Mackenzie under King June 27, 1930 – August 7, 1930
8. Wesley Ashton Gordon under Bennett August 7, 1930 – October 23, 1935
9. Thomas Alexander Crerar under King October 23, 1935 – November 30, 1936