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John Diefenbaker

John DiefenbakerAKA John George Diefenbaker

Born: 18-Sep-1895
Birthplace: Neustadt, Ontario, Canada
Died: 16-Aug-1979
Location of death: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Head of State

Nationality: Canada
Executive summary: Prime Minister of Canada, 1957-63

Military service: Canadian Army (1916-17, WWI, 29th Light Horse Infantry, medical discharge)

Father: William Diefenbaker
Mother: Mary Bannerman
Wife: Edna Brower (b. 1901, m. 1929, d. 1951)
Wife: Olive Palmer (b. 1902, m. 1953, d. 1976)

    University: BA, University of Saskatchewan (1915)
    University: MA Political Science and Economics, University of Saskatchewan (1916)
    Law School: LLB, University of Saskatchewan (1919)
    Administrator: Chancellor, University of Saskatchewan (1969-)

    Prime Minister of Canada (10-Jun-1957 to 5-Feb-1963)
    Canadian Minister Secretary of State, External Affairs (1959, acting)
    Canadian Minister Secretary of State, External Affairs (1957)
    Member of the Canadian Parliament Prince Albert (1953-79)
    Member of the Canadian Parliament Lake Centre (1940-53)
    Royal Society of Arts
    Traveled to Nazi Germany Berlin Olympics (1936)


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