William Lyon Mackenzie King calling card and envelope


Description
Media Type:
Text
Item Type:
Cards
Description:
William Lyon Mackenzie King calling card, and envelope with holiday greeting.
Notes:
William Lyon Mackenzie King (December 17, 1874 – July 22, 1950) was the longest serving prime minister in Canadian history, serving in 1921–1926, 1926–1930, and 1935–1948. King was born in Berlin (now Kitchener), Ontario to John King and Isabella Grace Mackenzie. His maternal grandfather was William Lyon Mackenzie, first mayor of Toronto and leader of the Upper Canada Rebellion in 1837. King completed public and high school in Kitchener before attending the University of Toronto where he earned a BA, MA, and LLB. He continued his studies at Harvard University, where he earned an MA and a PhD. King was first elected to Parliament in a 1908 by-election, and re-elected in the 1909 by-election. He was appointmented Canada's first Minister of Labour. In 1919 he became Leader of the Liberal Pary. King retired in 1948, and died in 1950.
Date of Original:
Between 1923 and 1950
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 7.5
Image Height: 3.5
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
S718_2.4.1
Collection:
William Lyon Mackenzie King collection
Language of Item:
English
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
Wilfrid Laurier University Archives & Special Collections
Reproduction Notes:
S718 Disc1
Contact
Wilfrid Laurier University Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

75 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON Canada N2L 3C5

Full Text

Card: Mr. W. L. Mackenzie King

Laurier House

Ottawa, Canada

Envelope: To wish you every happiness

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William Lyon Mackenzie King calling card and envelope


William Lyon Mackenzie King calling card, and envelope with holiday greeting.