Sifton, Clifford


Sifton, Clifford
(1861- )
   Educated at Victoria University. Removed to Manitoba and called to the bar of that province, 1882. Elected to the Manitoba Assembly, 1888; attorney-general and minister of education, 1891; elected to the House of Commons for Brandon, 1896; minister of the interior in the Laurier administration, 1896; resigned, 1905; agent of British government before Alaska Boundary Commission, 1903; chairman of Dominion Commission on the Conservation of Natural Resources, 1909.
   Bib.: Morgan, Can. Men; Canadian Who's Who.

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  • Clifford Sifton — Minister of the Interior In office November 17, 1896 – February 28, 1905 Preceded by Hugh John Macdonald …   Wikipedia

  • Sifton — may refer to:Places: * Sifton, Manitoba, a rural municipality in the Dauphin region * Sifton (Oak Lake), Manitoba, a rural municipality in the Virden region *Sifton, Washington, an unincorporated community * Sifton Ranges, a mountain range in… …   Wikipedia

  • Sifton — ist der Name folgender Orte: Sifton (Manitoba) Sifton (Washington) Sifton ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Arthur Sifton (1858–1921), kanadischer Politiker Clifford Sifton (1861–1929), kanadischer Politiker John Wright Sifton (1833–1912) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Clifford — is both a given name and a surname of Old English origin that applies to a number of individuals or places. It simply means ford by a cliff .[1] Clifford was a common surname mainly in the 18th century but lost its prominence over the years.… …   Wikipedia

  • Clifford Sifton — L hon. Clifford Sifton L honorable Sir Clifford Sifton, CP (10 mars 1861 – 17 avril 1929) était un homme politique canadien connu pour avoir été ministre de l intérieur dans le gouvernement de Sir Wilfrid Laurier. Il a été notamment responsable… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sifton, Manitoba — For the Rural Municipality of Sifton found in the Virden, Manitoba area, visit Sifton (Oak Lake), Manitoba. Sifton is a small town located in the Canadian province of Manitoba approximately 20km north of Dauphin in the Parkland area. Large… …   Wikipedia

  • John Wright Sifton — (August 10 1833 September 19 1912)cite web last = first = authorlink = coauthors =Neil Forsyth title =The Siftons work =The Archivist, number 13 publisher =Library and Archives Canada date = url =http://www.collectionscanada.ca/publications/002/01… …   Wikipedia

  • Arthur Lewis Sifton — Arthur Sifton (ca. 1910) Arthur Lewis Watkins Sifton, KC (* 26. Oktober 1858 in St Johns (heute Teil von London (Ontario)); † 21. Januar 1921 in Ottawa) war ein kanadischer Politiker und Richter. Vom 26. Mai 1910 bis zum 30. Oktober 1917 war er… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Arthur Sifton — (ca. 1910) Arthur Lewis Watkins Sifton, PC, KC (* 26. Oktober 1858 in St Johns (heute Teil von London (Ontario)); † 21. Januar 1921 in Ottawa) war ein kanadischer Politiker und Richter. Vom 26. Mai 1910 bis zu …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Arthur Lewis Sifton — Infobox President honorific prefix=The Right Honourable name=Arthur Lewis Sifton honorific suffix= KC caption = The Rt Hon. Arthur Lewis Sifton order = 2nd Premier of Alberta term start = 1910 term end = 1917 predecessor = Alexander Cameron… …   Wikipedia