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  William Lyon Mackenzie King - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Not to be confused with William Lyon Mackenzie, Mackenzie King's grandfather.
William Lyon Mackenzie King, OM, PC, LL.B, Ph.D, MA, BA (December 17, 1874 – July 22, 1950) was the tenth Prime Minister of Canada from December 29, 1921, to June 28, 1926; September 25, 1926, to August 7, 1930; and October 23, 1935, to November 15, 1948.
King's promise not to impose conscription contributed to the defeat of Maurice Duplessis's Union Nationale Quebec provincial government in 1939 and Liberals' re-election in the 1940 election.
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 William Lyon Mackenzie King - Uncyclopedia
William Lyon Mackenzie King was the tenth, ten-and-a-halfth, and twelvth Prime Minister of Canada.
King thought that keyboard mashing was fun aksfjwaeroihewruiahwekjsdhfjkashdfaljkhdas jhajkehf jksdhfjkshdfljk hwejkrhajkwehrjk hakjerhjkaehrkjh was born in 1874 in Berlin, Ontario, which was soon thereafter moved to Germany (gigantic gap of space left was later filled and re-named "Kitchener: Come for the farming, stay for the bowling!").
King also had an obsession with is dead Mother, going so far as to including a shrine to her in his Ottawa estate, and frequently attempted to contact her from the "other side".
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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.
Mackenzie escaped to the United States, and set up a provisional Republic of Canada government on Navy Island in the Niagara River.
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 King, William Lyon Mackenzie
King, William Lyon Mackenzie (born on December 17, 1874, at Berlin (Kitchener) Ont.; died on July 22, 1950, at Ottawa, Ont.) was prime minister of Canada for a total of almost 22 years, longer than any other person.
King was the grandson of William Lyon MACKENZIE, rebel leader during the Rebellion of 1837 in Upper Canada.
King saw, as his first responsibility, the need to rebuild unity in his party and his country.
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 Prime Minister William Mackenzie King   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
King was the Liberal Prime Minister of Canada throughout the war.
King was elected in 1940 with a huge majority to continue his policy against participation in the war.
King liked to play the intermediary between President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Churchill and he was the host at two conferences in Quebec in August 1943 and in September 1944.
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 HighBeam Encyclopedia - King, William Lyon Mackenzie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
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.
King served as chairman of the Canadian delegation at the conference (1945) in San Francisco to draft the Charter of the United Nations and at the Paris Conference of 1946.
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 BookRags: William Lyon Mackenzie King Summary
William Lyon Mackenzie King (1874-1950) was prime minister of Canada for more than 21 years, a longer period in office than any other first minister in the history of countries in the British Commonwealth.
His father, John King, was a lawyer, and his mother, Isabel Mackenzie King, was the daughter of William Lyon Mackenzie, leader of the short-lived rebellion of 1837 in Upper Canada.
King's enormous skill as a politician was never better demonstrated than during the war, when he managed to prevent the conscription question from tearing the nation apart as it had in 1917.
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 William Lyon Mackenzie King Microfilm
William Lyon Mackenzie King, Prime Minister of Canada (1921-1925, 1926-1930, and 1935-1948), was born in Berlin (now Kitchener), Ontario, on December 17, 1874, the son of John King and the grandson of William Lyon Mackenzie.
In 1919 he was chosen to succeed Laurier as leader of the Liberal party; and in 1921 he was elected to represent North York in the House of Commons, and became Prime Minister of Canada and Minister for External Affairs.
This fonds consists of microfiche copies of manuscript diaries written by King covering his university education, entry into the civil service, achievements as Minister of Labour and his election in 1919 as Leader of the Liberal Party, the Liberal victory of 1921 and the King-Byng controversy.
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 CanadaInfo: Government: Federal: Prime Minister: Former Prime Ministers: King
King reduced them, but not enough to satisfy the prairie farmers, who gave their support to the Progressives, a new political party formed to represent their interests.
The close friendship of King with British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and U.S. President F.D. Roosevelt was one of the cornerstones of the Allied effort.
It was this wisdom and his ability to compromise that allowed King to successfully negotiate the issue of conscription in 1944 and avoid the divisiveness of 1917.
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 William Makenzie King   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
William Lyon Mackenzie King was Canada's longest serving primeminister and considered by most historians as Canada's greatest primeminister.
King was first elected to Parliament as a Liberal in a 1908 by-election.
Ironically while King had built his political career around opposing conscription during World War I, it was King who had to try to sell conscription to Canadians during World War II.
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 Waterloo Historical Society - William Lyon Mackenzie King
Mackenzie King always referred to his 8 years at Woodside as the most memorable of his life.
In 1999, on King's 125th anniversary, the portrait was re-hung at Kitchener City Hall and one of its 'unveilers' was.....
William Lyon Mackenzie King!.........a great-nephew of the original and a grandson of Willie's brother Max.
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 Mackenzie King   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Mackenzie King headed the government of Canada for over 20 years.
In1945 King took an active part in the formation of the United Nations, and in the postwar conferences on atomic power and defense.
King retired in 1948, and died July 22, 1950 at Kingsmere, his country home near Ottawa.
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 The Right Honourable William Lyon Mackenzie King
King's skills as a conciliator (resulting from Minister of Labour appointment) allowed him to rebuild and re-unite the Liberal Party.
King's close friendships with U.S. President F. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill was a cornerstone of the Allied movement.
King was also able to recognize the varied talents of his party member and filled his Cabinet with the most capable men available.
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 Pikle - The Diary Junction - William Lyon Mackenzie King
King was born in Berlin (later renamed Kitchener), Ontario, in 1874.
King studied at the University of Toronto, the University of Chicago and at Harvard before entering the civil service.
King never married, but had a close female friend, Joan Patteson, with whom he spent much of his leisure time.
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 Rt. Honourable William Lyon Mackenzie King Quiz
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 William Lyon MacKenzie King - Dreams and Shadows   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Writing William Lyon Mackenzie King: Dreams and Shadows was a very daunting prospect.
Perhaps as I was one of the first people to look at the séance records opened to the public at the National Archives in 2001 I came to find a different view of William Lyon Mackenzie King.
King has left us an amazing written legacy to study this and other topics.
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 Information about Canada FDC: 4¢ William Lyon MacKenzie King   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
King was born in Kitchener (formerly Berlin) Ontario, and studied at Toronto, Chicago, and Harvard.
Though he cherished the memory of his rebel grandfather, King was a cautious politician who tailored his policies to prevailing opinions.
King guided Canada through the Second World, and he introduced social programs such as unemployment insurance and family allowances.
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 Mackenzie King Scholarships   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The Mackenzie King Scholarships were established as an independent trust under the will of the late Rt.
Two classes of Mackenzie King Scholarship are available to graduates of Canadian universities: the Open Scholarship and the Travelling Scholarship.
A scholarship is available from the Mackenzie King Scholarship Trust for a graduate of Harvard University to pursue graduate studies at a Canadian university.
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 Anecdote - William Lyon Mackenzie King - Standard Solution?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
One day in 1926, young Bud McDougald (a future co-founder of Argus Corporation) gave Canadian prime minister William Lyon Mackenzie King a ride to a meeting in his Vauxhall sports car.
King was understandably reluctant to continue with the journey.
King, William Lyon Mackenzie (1874-1950) Canadian politician, prime minister (1921—1926, 1926—1930, and 1935—1948)
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 Mackenzie King William Lyon - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Mackenzie King William Lyon - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Mackenzie King, William Lyon (1874-1950), Canadian Liberal statesman, and prime minister of Canada (1921-1930, with a brief interval in 1926, and...
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 William Lyon Mackenzie King   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Canada's tenth prime minister was born in Berlin (Kitchener) on December 17, 1874.
A grandson of William Lyon Mackenzie, he joined the Canadian civil service in 1900 as a specialist in labour relations.
Thereafter King continued to lead the government until 1948 except for a brief interval in 1926 and the term of 1930-35.
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 William Lyon Mackenzie King
Knight of the Holy Spirit: A Study of William Lyon Mackenzie King
William Lyon Mackenzie King - Mackenzie King, William Lyon: see King, William Lyon Mackenzie.
William Lyon Mackenzie - Mackenzie, William Lyon, 1795–1861, Canadian journalist and insurgent leader, b.
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 William Lyon Mackenzie King Diaries, 1893-1950 - Library and Archives Canada
William Lyon Mackenzie King Diaries, 1893-1950 - Library and Archives Canada
There are approximately 50 000 pages available for you to access in this on-line database of the Diaries of Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King, MG26-J13.
This project was made possible with the generous support of the Millennium Bureau of Canada.
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 AllRefer.com - William Lyon Mackenzie King (Canadian History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
AllRefer.com - William Lyon Mackenzie King (Canadian History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
William Lyon Mackenzie King 1874–1950, Canadian political leader, b.
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 William Lyon Mackenzie King Statue
As the father of unemployment insurance, family allowance, and Canadian citizenship, King's accomplishments continue to affect the day-to-day lives of every Canadian.
Leading the country in the 1920s, 30s, and 40s, King held power for almost 22 years.
This statue was to be the first of four centennial statues to commemorate those Canadian Prime Ministers who played major roles in the shaping of the nation.
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 WCFIA: Weatherhead Center for International Affairs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
One or two annual conferences gather faculty and professionals to focus on a theme decided by the Mackenzie King Chair.
Last May the spring 2006 Mackenzie King Visiting Professor, Laurier Turgeon, professor of ethnology and history at Laval University, chaired the conference, “The Politics of Intangible Cultural Heritage.”
Richard Simeon, professor of political science at the University of Toronto is the fall 2006 William Lyon Mackenzie King Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies and Canada Seminar Chair.
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 William Lyon Mackenzie King
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