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John Buchan

John BuchanBorn: 26-Aug-1875
Birthplace: Perth, Perthshire, Scotland
Died: 11-Feb-1940
Location of death: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Cause of death: Stroke
Remains: Buried, St. Thomas of Canterbury Churchyard, Elsfield, Oxfordshire, England

Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author, Government

Nationality: Scotland
Executive summary: The Thirty-Nine Steps

1st Baron Tweedsmuir, also Governor General of Canada, 1935-40.

Wife: Susan Charlotte Grosvenor (m. 15-Jul-1907, until his death, four children)

    University: University of Glasgow
    University: Brasenose College, Oxford University

    Governor-General of Canada (1935-40)
    UK Member of Parliament for Scottish Universities (1927-35)
    Reuters Assistant Director
    Stroke 6-Feb-1940

Author of books:
Prester John (1910, novel)
The Thirty-Nine Steps (1915, novel)
Greenmantle (1916, novel)
Montrose (1928, biography)
Sir Walter Scott (1932, biography)
Memory Hold-the-Door (1940, memoir)
Sick Heart River (1941, novel, also called Mountain Meadow)


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