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William Lyon Mackenzie King

Head of State (17-Dec-1874 — 22-Jul-1950)


. William Lyon Mackenzie King: A Political Biography 1874-1923.

Robert MacGregor Dawson; H. Blair Neatby. William Lyon Mackenzie King. University of Toronto Press. 1958, 1963, 1976. (3 vols.) 521pp. + 452pp. + 366pp. Volume 1: A Political Biography, 1874-1923. Volume 2: The Lonely Heights, 1924-1933. Volume 3: The Prism of Unity, 1932-1939.

John English; J. O. Stubbs (editors). Mackenzie King: Citizenship and Community. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Macmillan Company of Canada. 1977. 253pp.

Joy E. Esberey. Knight of the Holy Spirit: A Study of William Lyon Mackenzie King. University of Toronto Press. 1980. 245pp.

Henry S. Ferns; Bernard Ostry. The Age of Mackenzie King: The Rise of the Leader. London and Toronto: William Heinemann. 1955.

Lian Goodall. William Lyon MacKenzie King: Dreams and Shadows. Lantzville, British Columbia, Canada: XYZ Publishing. 2003. 181pp.

J. L. Granatstein; W. Kaye Lamb. Mackenzie King: His Life and World. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: McGraw-Hill. 1977. 202pp.

Henry Reginald Hardy. Mackenzie King of Canada. Oxford University Press. 1949. 389pp.

George Fletcher Henderson. W. L. Mackenzie King: A Bibliography and Research Guide. University of Toronto Press. 1998. 367pp.

Bruce Hutchison. The Incredible Canadian: A Candid Portrait of Mackenzie King: His Works, His Times & His Nation. New York: Longmans, Green. 1952. 454pp.

Fred A. McGregor. The Fall and Rise of Mackenzie King, 1911-1919. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Macmillan of Canada. 1962. 358pp.

Brian Nolan. King's War: MacKenzie King and the Politics of War, 1939-1945. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Random House. 1988. 188pp.

J. W. Pickersgill; D. F. Forster (editors). The Mackenzie King Record. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: University of Toronto Press. 1960, 1968, 1970, 1970. (4 vols.) 723pp. + 495pp. + 424pp. + 472pp.

Louise Reynolds. MacKenzie King: Friends and Lovers. Trafford Publishing. 2005. 248pp.

C. P. Stacey. A Very Double Life: The Private World of Mackenzie King. Macmillan of Canada. 1977. 256pp.

Robert A. Wardhaugh. MacKenzie King and the Prairie West. University of Toronto Press. 2000. 328pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.375)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.828)

  8. A Biographical Dictionary of World War II (p.107)

  9. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.279)

  10. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.188)

  11. The Biographical Dictionary of World War II (p.278)

  12. Encyclopedia of Heads of State and Governments 1900 through 1945 (p.70)

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