Alexander Campbell After Confederation

1867-1892
Sir Alexander Campbell circa 1882 by William James Topley. Source: Library and Archives Canada.Pinterest
Sir Alexander Campbell circa 1882 by William James Topley. Source: Library and Archives Canada.

Following Confederation in 1867, Alexander Campbell is appointed to the Canadian Senate, and from there serves in numerous portfolios within the Macdonald government. Locally, Campbell is involved in numerous businesses. He is president of the Trust and Loan Company and director of the Kingston and Pembroke Railway. Campbell dies age 70 in 1892, and is buried close to the Macdonald gravesite in Cataraqui Cemetery.