The Life Story of Mackenzie King, 1926
- Media Type
- Item Type
- Published by the Montreal World Publishing Company, Limited in Montreal, Quebec, Canada in 1926. This pamphlet contains several images as well as several short articles on different aspects of King's life such as his family life and political career.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King (1874-1950) was Canada's longest serving Prime Minister with a total of 22 years (1921-1930 and 1935-1948). King was born in Berlin, Ontario (present day Kitchener) on December 17, 1874. He graduated from the University of Toronto and went on to study economics at Harvard and Chicago University. In 1900 King was named Canada's first Deputy Minister of Labour, and became Minister of Labour in 1909. In 1921 King was elected Prime Minster of Canada. King was a member of the Liberal Party of Parliament for over 30 years, 22 of those years were spent as Prime Minister of Canada. William Lyon Mackenzie King died on July 22, 1950 in Kingsmere, Quebec.
- Date of Original
Width: 15 cm
Height: 25.5 cm
- Local identifier
- William Lyon Mackenzie King collection
- Geographic Coverage
Latitude: 45.50884 Longitude: -73.58781
- Copyright Statement
- Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
- Recommended Citation
- Wilfrid Laurier University Archives & Special Collections
- Reproduction Notes
- S718 Disc 2
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