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The Right Honourable
William Lyon Mackenzie King
10th Prime Minister of Canada
In office
October 23, 1935 â€“ November 15, 1948

George V
Edward VIII
George VI


The Earl of Bessborough
The Lord Tweedsmuir
The Earl of Athlone
The Viscount Alexander

Preceded by Richard Bennett
Succeeded by Louis St. Laurent
In office
September 25, 1926 â€“ August 7, 1930
Monarch George V

The Lord Byng of Vimy
The Viscount Willingdon

Preceded by Arthur Meighen
Succeeded by Richard Bennett
In office
December 29, 1921 â€“ June 28, 1926
Monarch George V
Governor-General The Lord Byng of Vimy
Preceded by Arthur Meighen
Succeeded by Arthur Meighen
Personal details
Born (1874-12-17)December 17, 1874
Berlin, Ontario, Canada
Died July 22, 1950(1950-07-22) (aged 75)
Chelsea, Quebec, Canada
Cause of death Pneumonia
Resting place Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario
Political party Liberal

University College, Toronto
(B.A. 1895, LL.B. 1896, M.A. 1897)
Osgoode Hall Law School (LL.B. 1896)
University of Chicago (no degree)
Harvard University (M.A. 1898, Ph.D. 1909)

Religion Presbyterian

Government, in the last analysis, is organized opinion. Where there is little or no public opinion, there is likely to be bad government.
Mackenzie King
The politician's promises of yesterday are the taxes of today.
If some countries have too much history, we have too much geography.