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About Tommy Douglas
Tommy Douglas moved to Saskatchewan after his college education to work as a Calvary Baptist Church minister. While serving as a preacher, he joined the political party known as the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation, and in 1935 he was voted into Canada’s House of Commons.
Between 1944 and 1961, he served as the Prime Minister of Saskatchewan. After leaving office, he was appointed the leader of the newly created New Democratic Party. He was known for his stance against the War Measures Act in 1970.
His parents were Thomas Douglas and Annie Clement. He was married to Irma Dempsey and they had two kids named Joan Douglas Tulchinsky and Shirley Douglas who would become a well-known actress. He was the grandfather of actor Kiefer Sutherland.
Douglas was a Brandon College student before doing his master’s program at McMaster University. He later attended the University of Chicago.
He was a recipient of the Order of Canada medal in 1981.
At age 15, he trained as an amateur boxer.
He suffered osteomyelitis in his early years.
CBC Television, in 2004, named him "The Greatest Canadian".
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Famous quotes by Tommy Douglas
Courage, my friends 'tis not too late to build a better world.Tommy Douglas
F.A.Q. about Tommy Douglas
When is his birthday?
Tommy Douglas' birthday is on October 20, 1904.
In how many days is his birthday?
Tommy's birthday is in 109 days
How old was Tommy when he died?
He was 81 years old.
When did he die?
He died in February 24, 1986.
How old would he be today?
Tommy Douglas would be 117 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Tommy from?
He was born in Falkirk, Scotland.
Tommy Douglas' Popularity
Tommy Douglas was a famous Scottish-Canadian minister and politician, 7th Premier of Saskatchewan, who was born on October 20, 1904. As a person born on this date, Tommy Douglas is listed in our database as the 49th most popular celebrity for the day (October 20) and the 24th most popular for the year (1904).
People born on October 20 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Tommy Douglas is the 1504th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Tommy Douglas' birthday, Tommy Douglas is the 1st most famous Scottish-Canadian.
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