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People from Prince Albert, Saskatchewan: John Diefenbaker, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Boris Karloff, Mike Bales, Johnny Bower, Donny Parenteau

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Published August 17th 2011
ISBN : 9781155637822
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46 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 44. Chapters: John Diefenbaker, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Boris Karloff, Mike Bales, Johnny Bower, Donny Parenteau,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 44. Chapters: John Diefenbaker, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Boris Karloff, Mike Bales, Johnny Bower, Donny Parenteau, Todd Bergen, Ivor Dent, Harry Jerome, Douglas Hill, Charles Mair, Selwyn Dewdney, Dave Manson, Denis Pederson, Jim Robson, Dylan Yeo, Jon Vickers, John V. Hicks, Blair Morgan, Rick Wilson, Terry Ruskowski, David Luther Burgess, Honor Jackson, John Comiskey, Rod Dallman, Liam Dougherty, Todd Nelson, James Isbister, Tavis Hansen, Robert Fleming, Randy Hoback, George Weaver, Stanley Hovdebo, Neil Stanley Crawford, Jeff Nelson, Lawrence Clarke, Jessica Robinson, Joey Tetarenko, Jerome Mrazek, Rick Ducommun, Max Thompson, Ted Newall, Day Hort MacDowall, John Stevenson, Glenda Goertzen, Allan Casey, Richard Findlay Tapper, Allan R. Taylor, Dale Henry, Angus Cameron. Excerpt: John George Diefenbaker, PC, CH, QC (September 18, 1895 - August 16, 1979) led Canada as its 13th Prime Minister, serving from June 21, 1957, to April 22, 1963. He was the only Progressive Conservative (PC, or Tory) party leader between 1930 and 1979 to lead the party to an election victory, doing so three times, although only once with a majority of the seats in the Canadian House of Commons. Diefenbaker was born in southwestern Ontario in 1895. In 1903, his family migrated west to the portion of the Northwest Territories which would shortly thereafter become the province of Saskatchewan. He grew up in the province, and was interested in politics from a young age. After brief service in the First World War, he became a lawyer. Diefenbaker contested elections through the 1920s and 1930s with little success until he was finally elected to the House of Commons in 1940. In the House of Commons, he was repeatedly a candidate for the Tory leadership. He was finally successful in 1956, and led the party for eleven years. In 1957, he led the party to its first ...