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List of Prime Ministers of Canada by academic degrees

 

List of Prime Ministers of Canada by academic degrees

This is a list of the Prime Ministers of Canada and their academic degrees

# Prime Minister Degree School Year
1 John A. Macdonald apprenticeship towards becoming a lawyer
D.C.L. (hc)
LL.D (hc) Queen's University 1863
2 Alexander Mackenzie none
3 John Abbott B.C.L. McGill University 1854
D.C.L. McGill University 1867
4 John Sparrow Thompson none - apprenticeship towards becoming a lawyer
5 Mackenzie Bowell none
6 Dr. Charles Tupper D.C.L.
LL.D
M.D. University of Edinburgh 1843
7 Wilfrid Laurier B.C.L. McGill University 1864
D.C.L.
LL.D.
D.Litt.
8 Robert Borden none - articled in law firm towards becoming a lawyer
9 Arthur Meighen B.A. in Mathematics University of Toronto 1896
Law graduate Osgoode Hall Law School 1902?
LL.D.
10 Dr. William Lyon Mackenzie King B.A. University of Toronto 1895
LL.B. Osgoode Hall Law School 1896
M.A. University of Toronto 1897
M.A. in political economy Harvard University 1898
Ph.D. Harvard University 1909
11 Richard Bedford Bennett LL.B. Dalhousie University 1893
12 Louis St. Laurent B.A. St. Charles Seminary, Sherbrooke 1902
LL.L. Université Laval 1905
D.C.L.
LL.D.
13 John Diefenbaker B.A. University of Saskatchewan 1915
M.A. in Political Science and Economics University of Saskatchewan 1916
LL.B University of Saskatchewan 1919
LL.D.
D.C.L.
D.Litt
D.S.L.
14 Lester B. Pearson B.A. in history and sociology Victoria College at the University of Toronto 1919
B.A. in modern history St John's College, Oxford University 1923
M.A. in history St John's College, Oxford University 1925
LL.D.
15 Pierre Trudeau LL.D. Université de Montréal 1943
M.A. in political economy Harvard University 1945
incomplete doctorate studies London School of Economics
16 Joe Clark B.A. in political science University of Alberta
M.A. in political science University of Alberta
17 John Napier Turner B.A.h. The University of British Columbia 1949
B.A. in Jurisprudence Magdalen College, Oxford University 1951
B.C.L. Magdalen College, Oxford University 1952
M.A. Magdalen College, Oxford University 1957
LL.D.
18 Brian Mulroney B.A. in Political Science St. Francis Xavier University 1959
LL.L. Université Laval 1964
LL.D. Université Laval
19 Kim Campbell B.A. in Political Science The University of British Columbia 1969
LL.B. The University of British Columbia 1983
20 Jean Chrétien B.A. Séminaire Sainte-Marie 1955
LL.L. Université Laval 1958
21 Paul Martin B.A. in history and philosophy St. Michael's College at the University of Toronto 1961
LL.B. University of Toronto 1965
22 Stephen Harper B.A. in economics University of Calgary 1983
M.A. in economics University of Calgary 1993
23 Justin Trudeau B.A. in English McGill University 1994
B.Ed. University of British Columbia
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