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  L'Encyclopedie canadienne   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Mackenzie se déclare enchanté du concert et de la réception pendant lesquels il a l'occasion de côtoyer des personnages comme le gouverneur général lord Grey, sir Wilfrid Laurier et lady Laurier.
Mann s'associe à William Mackenzie et, ensemble, ils réussissent à obtenir de l'aide gouvernementale pour construire une ligne locale entre Portage la Prairie et Dauphin, au Manitoba.
Le 2 janvier 1902, Mackenzie et Mann plantent le dernier crampon de leur voie ferrée à Port Arthur.
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 Canadian History - William Lyon Mackenzie
Mackenzie and some prominent members of the official party, led, in 1826, to the violent destruction of the printing office by a mob of irritated friends of the ruling party.
Mackenzie was elected to the Canadian Parliament, for the County of York.
Mackenzie had, in his newspaper, used language towards the majority in the Assembly, which that majority chose to regard as libellous, and they resolved to punish the representative for the act of the journalist.
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 Sir William Mackenzie
Mackenzie became part-owner of the Toronto Street Railway (precursor to the Toronto Transit Commission) in 1891 and in 1899, helped found the precursor to Brazilian Traction, for which he was the first chairman.
Mackenzie and Mann were knighted in 1911 for their efforts in the railway industry, but personal and company financial difficulties led to the bankruptcy of the CNoR and the system was nationalized by the federal government on September 6, 1918.
Mackenzie died on December 5, 1923 in Toronto, Ontario.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Sir William Mackenzie (October 17 1849 – December 5 1923) was a Canadian railway contractor and entrepreneur.
Born near Peterborough, Ontario, Mackenzie became a teacher and politician before entering business as the owner of a sawmill and gristmill in Kirkfield, Ontario.
Mackenzie and Mann were knighted in 1911 for their efforts in the railway industry, but personal and company financial difficulties led to the bankruptcy of the CNoR.
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 William Lyon Mackenzie - Canadian Confederation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
William Lyon Mackenzie's political impact is important in studying Upper Canada's reform movement and the significance of the reformers in the years before Confederation in 1867.
Mackenzie was elected to the legislature for the first time in 1828, representing York.
Mackenzie led the Rebellion of 1837 in Upper Canada, fighting the oligarchy of the Family Compact.
www.collectionscanada.ca /confederation/023001-2361-e.html   (248 words)

 Early Canada Historical Narratives -- WILLIAM LYON MACKENZIE, PART 1
William Lyon Mackenzie King turned the golden key in the lock and slowly opened the front door of his grandfather's renovated and revered home.
Mackenzie was five feet six inches in height, had a gaunt face and a massive head which appeared too big for his body.
Mackenzie's mother arrived in the summer of 1822 with a wife in toe for Willie.
www.uppercanadahistory.ca /tt/tt4.html   (1540 words)

 William Lyon Mackenzie: Rochester Newspaper Man
Mackenzie, at the end of a third attempt (an abortive invasion from Watertown), felt with justice that his cause needed a newspaper.
Even so, it seems rather peculiar that Mackenzie would have permitted this, considering the fact that Mackenzie had begun legal proceedings against the County of Monroe charging it with keeping a jail which was unsanitary and dangerous to the health of the inmates.
Mackenzie never quite forgave Van Buren for his eleven months in the Monroe County jail, and the biography while not scurrilous was not intended to be flattering.
www.lib.rochester.edu /index.cfm?PAGE=3372   (3004 words)

 Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
Mackenzie was partly at fault for sending copies to many influential non-subscribers, a parallel to his habit of writing to anyone of consequence.
Mackenzie, like Jackson, whom he met, was an entrepreneurial radical who strongly supported the independent proprietor and farmer but was hardly an agent for the common man. He returned to York filled with admiration of the United States and its institutions, an attitude soon supplemented by a growing dislike of Great Britain.
Mackenzie’s new attitude was symbolized by the disappearance of “Colonial” from the title of his newspaper on 5 Dec. 1833.
www.biographi.ca /EN/ShowBio.asp?BioId=38684   (10512 words)

 CM Magazine: William Lyon Mackenzie King: Dreams and Shadows. (Quest Library)
In the case of William Lyon Mackenzie King: Dreams and Shadows, extracts from Mackenzie King's diaries and letters are very nicely woven into a series of vignettes that trace his life from childhood to death.
Like the other books in the series, this one is generously illustrated and includes both a comprehensive bibliography (evidence of careful research, as well a source for further study), and a Chronology, in which the various events of the subject's life are paralleled by significant events in the larger national and international contexts.
William Lyon Mackenzie King was one of the stranger and yet most significant of Canada's political figures.
www.umanitoba.ca /outreach/cm/vol10/no4/williamlyonmackenzieking.html   (754 words)

 Mackenzie History - Niagara Parks, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
Mackenzie Printery and Newspaper Museum in Queenston is a place that played a brief, but important role in Canadian history.
Mackenzie’s ideas, criticisms and denunciations of the ruling Family Compact through his newspaper did not sit well with the politicians of the day.
As Mackenzie wrote in 1854, "Thirty years ago, I published at Queenston, on the 18th of May, 1824, the first number of a public newspaper, voluntarily established to promote justice and equity in a sparsely populated, badly governed colony.
www.niagaraparks.com /heritage/mackenziehistory.php   (818 words)

 William K. MacKenzie, Vietnam War - The Boston Globe
It was the death of a 19-year-old paratrooper in 1968 that Andover Police Lieutenant William K. MacKenzie can't forget.
A squad leader for the Army's 173d Airborne Brigade, MacKenzie was leading two others along a foot trail on the plains of Bong Son in South Vietnam's coastal plains -- part of a monthlong combat mission seeking out the enemy.
Later that same year, MacKenzie was shot in the chest, leg, and side of the face while visiting a military camp that came under attack.
www.boston.com /news/local/articles/2004/11/11/william_k_mackenzie_vietnam_war   (535 words)

 Rebel Leaders
Mackenzie handily won the bi-election called to replace him, only to be ejected from the legislature when he tried to enter.
After the defeat of the rebels, Mackenzie and Van Egmond fled, but while Mackenzie got away, Van Egmond was found hiding in a farmhouse, and was locked up in the Toronto jail to await trial.
Of the 446 identified rebels with Mackenzie, 291 were farmers, 100 were skilled tradesmen, 33 were labourers, nine were professionals and seven were clerks, plus six miscellaneous.
www.edunetconnect.com /cat/rebellions/1837f08.html   (2480 words)

 William Lyon Mackenzie - MSN Encarta
William Lyon Mackenzie (1795-1861), Canadian journalist, reformer, and leader of the Rebellion of 1837, born near Dundee, Scotland.
Mackenzie was defeated for reelection in 1836 when the Tory Party was victorious over the Reformers.
Embittered by the defeat of his party, Mackenzie became an advocate of open rebellion.
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 William Lyon Mackenzie King - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Not to be confused with William Lyon Mackenzie, Mackenzie King's grandfather.
The house King died in, called "The Farm", is the official residence of the Speaker of the Canadian House of Commons and is not part of the park.
Mackenzie King died on July 22, 1950, at Kingsmere from pneumonia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/William_Lyon_Mackenzie_King   (3286 words)

 MACKENZIE: Scotland to Nova Scotia and Beyond!
The name Mackenzie, or MacCoinnich, as it appears in Gaelic, is generally taken to mean "son of Kenneth", and the original Kenneth, who lived in the thirteenth century, is said to have descended from a younger son of Gilleoin of the Aird.
Alexander Mackenzie of Kintail was one of the chiefs who attended the Parliament of 1427; but, as he was very young at the time, James I sent him not to prison but to school at Perth, which was then one of the centers of the Court.
The Mackenzies therefore wavered during Montrose's campaigns of 1644 and 1645 and it was not until just before the tragedy of the death of Charles I that Seaforth, fully realizing that he must choose between the Covenant and the King, took up the Stewart cause which was ultimately to ruin his family.
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 William Lyon Mackenzie King - Uncyclopedia
“William Lyon Mackenzie King sat in a corner and played with a string and tied himself up 'til he couldn't move a thing, he had to be untied by Mayuko Kuan Bing.
William Lyon Mackenzie King was the tenth, ten-and-a-halfth, and twelvth Prime Minister of Canada.
The spirit of Mackenzie King has been channeled by various dogs and cats, providing inspiration to geniuses such as Leonardo da Vinci, Louis Pasteur, and most recently Teo Kuan Bing.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/William_Lyon_Mackenzie_King   (755 words)

 City of Toronto: Toronto history, biography - William Lyon MacKenzie
William Lyon MacKenzie arrived from Scotland in Upper Canada in 1820.
MacKenzie was elected to the House of Assembly for the York riding and was kicked out numerous times after his verbal attacks on the "Family Compact", but his constituents kept returning him to the riding.
In December 1837, MacKenzie led an unsuccessful armed revolt, which led to the collapse of his rebellion and his need to escape to the United States.
www.toronto.ca /toronto_history/mayors_reeves/bio_mackenzie.htm   (468 words)

 Search Results for "William Mackenzie"
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Mackenzie,   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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 William Mackenzie Biography | Dictionary of Literary Biography
William Mackenzie collected books for the sake of their rarity, age, or beauty.
Mackenzie was born in Philadelphia on 30 July 1758 to Kenneth and Mary Mackenzie.
Kenneth Mackenzie had come to Philadelphia by way of Charleston, South Carolina, where his father, also named William, had helped to found a benevolent society for Scottish immigrants in 1730, suggesting that the first William may have been of Scottish birth.
www.bookrags.com /biography/william-mackenzie-dlb   (185 words)

 Accommodations In Canada: Sir William Mackenzie Inn
At the turn of the century Mackenzie was among Canada's wealthiest men (second only, some say, to Timothy Eaton).
A number of ghosts and spirits are rumoured to be in the residence, connected to the convent and Mackenzie years.
In Sir William's time, he brought to the sleepy hamlet such notable figures as Count Ferdinand de Lesseps, builder of the Suez Canal, whose former aviator son married Mackenzie's daughter.
www.accommodationsincanada.com /ontario/peterborough/sirwilliam/sir_william_mackenzie_inn.html   (353 words)

 Mackenzie King William Lyon - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Mackenzie King, William Lyon (1874-1950), Canadian Liberal statesman, and prime minister of Canada (1921-1930, with a brief interval in 1926, and...
This obituary for William Lyon Mackenzie King appeared in The Times on July 24, 1950.
The new Liberal prime minister, the Ontario labour expert William Lyon Mackenzie King, benefited from the new mood of confidence and ease as he...
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 Mackenzie King-Biography-First Among Equals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Yet Mackenzie King led Canada for a total of twenty-two years, through half the Depression and all of the Second World War.
William Lyon Mackenzie King was born in Berlin (later renamed Kitchener), Ontario in 1874.
His father was a lawyer and his maternal grandfather was William Lyon Mackenzie, leader of the 1837 Rebellion in Upper Canada.
www.collectionscanada.ca /primeministers/h4-3256-e.html   (808 words)

 The Railway King of Canada: Sir William Mackenzie, 1849-1923. by A.A. Den Otter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Although Sir William Mackenzie, the other half of the legendary Mackenzie and Mann team, is relatively well known for his involvement in the Canadian Northern Railway and the Brazilian Traction, Light and Power Company, his involvement in a vast range of investments is more obscure.
For Mackenzie was involved in a legion of enterprises across the American continent and in Europe.
Lest the reader be intimidated by Mackenzie's superman image, the author observes that the man was not always fully in control of all situations, that at times he could be frighteningly absent minded about important details.
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 Fondation du patrimoine ontarien - Sir William Mackenzie, 1849-1923   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Fondation du patrimoine ontarien - Sir William Mackenzie, 1849-1923
En 1899, William Mackenzie et Donald Mann organisèrent le Canadian Northern Railway qui devint plus tard une ligne transcontinentale.
Son engagement dans les projets de développement des chemins de fer et de l'énergie en Europe, en Amérique du Sud et aux Caraïbes ainsi qu'au Canada firent connaître Mackenzie à l'échelle internationale.
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 William Lyon Mackenzie — FactMonster.com
Mackenzie, William Lyon, 1795–1861, Canadian journalist and insurgent leader, b.
Elected (1828) to the Legislative Assembly of Upper Canada, Mackenzie was five times expelled for “libel” and five times reelected by his constituency.
After his release Mackenzie worked as a journalist and writer until the proclamation of general amnesty allowed his return (1849) to Canada.
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 AllRefer.com - William Lyon Mackenzie King (Canadian History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
He first served in the House of Commons from 1909 to 1911, and during World War I he was engaged (1914–17) in investigating industrial relations in the United States.
Chosen in 1919 to succeed Laurier as leader of the Liberal party, Mackenzie King led the opposition in Parliament until 1921, when he became prime minister, a post he filled, except for a brief interval in 1926, until 1930.
II, 1963); J. Pickersgill and D. Forster, The Mackenzie King Record (4 vol., 1960–70); J. Esberey, Knight of the Holy Spirit: A Study of William Lyon Mackenzie King (1980).
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 William Lyon Mackenzie - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
William Lyon Mackenzie (March 12, 1795 – August 28, 1861) was a Canadian journalist, politician, and leader of an unsuccessful rebellion.
Mackenzie was born in Dundee, Scotland and immigrated to Upper Canada in 1820.
From 1824 to 1834 he published the newspaper the Colonial Advocate in York, Upper Canada (now Toronto, Ontario), attacking the upper class clique known as the "Family Compact" which was in control of the government.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/William_Lyon_Mackenzie   (307 words)

 William Lyon Mackenzie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
William Lyon Mackenzie was born in 1795, near Dundee, Scotland.
Made bitter by the defeat of his party, Mackenzie became an advocate of open rebellion.
He died in 1861 at the age of 66.
members.tripod.com /~rebellion1837/MACK.HTM   (315 words)

 Sect member funded anti-Greens campaign - National - smh.com.au
Mr Mackenzie is a sect member who runs a modest business selling and servicing pumps in Miranda.
This week, Mr Mackenzie told the Herald he was pressed and "unable to comment at this point".
In particular, Senator Brown accused Mr Mackenzie of naming an apparently deserted North Rocks property as his address during the campaign.
www.smh.com.au /news/national/sect-member-funded-antigreens-campaign/2007/01/19/1169095977218.html   (624 words)

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