Friday, February 21, 2014

A date I missed

On January 10th of this year Joe Clark passed Arthur Meighen to become the person who has lived the longest after have been Prime Minister.  

Arthur Meighen last day as Prime Minister was September 25th 1926 and he died 33 years, 10 months and 12 days later.   This length of time has now been surpassed by Joe Clark.

Length of time lived after having been Prime Minister

Prime Minister      Days
Joe Clark          12,409  33 years 11 months 19 days 
Arthur Meighen     12,369  33 years 10 months 12 days
John Turner        10,829  29 years  7 months 23 days
Mackenzie Bowell    7,897  21 years  7 months 14 days
Brian Mulroney      7,547  20 years  7 months 28 days
Kim Campbell        7,415  20 years  3 months 18 days
Charles Tupper      7,053  19 years  3 months 23 days
Robert Borden       6,180  16 years 11 months  1 day
John Diefenbaker    5,961  16 years  3 months 26 days
Pierre Trudeau      5,935  16 years  2 months 30 days
Louis St Laurent    5,879  16 years  1 month   5 days
Alexander Mackenzie 4,940  13 years  6 months  9 days
RB Bennett          4,265  11 years  8 months  4 days
Jean Chretien       3,725  10 years  2 months 10 days
Paul Martin         2,938   8 years  0 months 16 days
Wilfrid Laurier     2,693   7 years  4 months 13 days
Mike Pearson        1,713   4 years  8 months  8 days
Mackenzie King        615   1 year   8 months  8 days
John Abbott           341   0 years 11 months  7 days

Should Joe Clark live till November 30th 2020, he will have lived more than half his life after he was last Prime Minister.
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