R.B. Bennett, Prime Minister of Canada.
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Published by Excelsior Pub. Co. in Toronto .
Written in English


  • Bennett, R. B. -- 1870-1947.

Book details:

The Physical Object
Pagination112 p. illus., ports. ;
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19848674M

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  The 11th prime minister of Canada was a very successful man. The Right Honourable Richard Bedford Bennett, was the 11th prime minister of Canada who’s administration was plagued by the Great Depression which caused a lot of trouble and hardship for many Canadians.   Richard Bedford Bennett, Viscount, businessman, lawyer, politician, prime minister (b at Hopewell Hill, NB 3 July ; d at Mickleham, Eng 26 June ). He led the Conservative Party , and was prime minister of Canada, 7 . R.B. Bennett, Prime Minister of Canada / Author: by Andrew D. MacLean. --Publication info: Toronto: Excelsior, Format: Book. In Search of R.B. Bennett explores the statesmanship, ideas, and temperament of Canada's eleventh prime minister, presenting an enigmatic portrait of a difficult and fascinating man. Writing a life of Bennett, who reportedly destroyed his correspondence every seven years, presents challenges for the biographer.

James H. Gray, in R. B. Bennett: The Calgary Years (), dealt with the years leading up to his as‐ sumption of power as prime minister in His book chronicled the expatriate New Brunswick‐ er's rise to prominence in law, business, and poli‐ tics, noting both the strengths and the weakness‐ es.[9] At about the same time, a slim. This book is mainly concerned with William Lyon Mackenzie King, but also includes substantial material on R. B. Bennett. Lord Beaverbrook ; Friends, H. Blair Neatby ; The Politics of Chaos: Canada in the Thirties, ch 4 on Bennett, pp 51–72 online version.   R.B Bennett was the 11th Prime Minister of Canada during the great Depression. Like anybody, Bennett was not perfect and had many flaws. His flaws however, make me believe that he is someone who should not be commemorated with a statue on Parliament Hill. The Great Depression was a huge economic downfall during the ’s. Bennett died J in Mickleham, Surrey, England. He is the only Canadian Prime Minister not buried in Canada. Canadian History for Kids’ Highlights as Prime Minister: The following measures were put in place while R.B. Bennett was Prime Minister of Canada.