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Lester Bowles Pearson

Lester Bowles PearsonBorn: 23-Apr-1897
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died: 27-Dec-1972
Location of death: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified
Remains: Buried, MacLaren Cemetery, Wakefield, Quebec, Canada

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

Nationality: Canada
Executive summary: Prime Minister of Canada, 1963-68

Military service: Canadian Air Force (WWI, 1914-18)

Father: (Methodist minister)
Brother: Duke
Wife: Maryon Elspeth Moody (b. 1902, m. 22-Aug-1925, d. 1991, one daughter, one son)
Son: Geoffrey Pearson (diplomat, d. 18-Mar-2008)

    University: BA, Victoria College, University of Toronto (1914-19, excluding war service)
    University: MA, Victoria College, University of Toronto (1925)
    University: Oxford University
    Professor: Lecturer in History, University of Toronto (1924-28)
    Professor: Professor of International Relations, Carleton University, Ottawa

    Prime Minister of Canada 1963-68
    Canadian Ambassador to the United Nations (1948-56)
    Canadian Ambassador to the United States (1945-46)
    Nobel Peace Prize 1957
    Order of Canada


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