Thomas Douglas Politician

Birthday October 20, 1904
Birthplace Scotland
Death Date Feb 24, 1986 (age 81)
Birth Sign Libra

About

Canadian politician who lead the New Democratic Party and served as Premier of Saskatchewan from 1944 to 1961. He notably led the first democratic socialist government in North America.

Before Fame

He was an amateur boxer and he was the Lightweight Championship of Manitoba in 1922 and 1923.

Trivia

After receiving treatment for Osteomyelitis he became a strong supporter for free healthcare.

Family Life

His father was an iron moulder who had fought in the Boer War and he married Irma Dempsey in 1930.

Associated With

He is the grandfather of television actor Kiefer Sutherland.



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