• Born date: 1811-06-14
  • Born in: n.a.
  • Death date: 1887-08-13
John Hamilton Gray (Prince Edward Island politician)

John Hamilton Gray (June 14 1811 – 13 August 1887) was Premier of Prince Edward Island from 1863 – 1865 and one of the Fathers of Confederation.Gray began his political career in 1862 when he was elected to the provincial assembly as a reformer, despite his conservative roots.[citation needed] He became a leading member of the opposition, with a reputation even among his opponents as a great orator. He so impressed the governor that he was invited to become a member of the Executive Council.