67 PHOTOGRAPHS IN COLLECTION (WITH UNALTERED, HISTORICAL NOTES)
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R. B. BENNETT Viscount Bennett of Mickleham, Surrey and of Calgary and Hopewell, who died suddenly at his Surrey home Thursday night (June 26, 1948) is seen with his sister and close confidante, Mildred (Mrs. W. D. Herridge). who predeceased him in 1938. He would have celebrated his 77th birthday next Thursday.
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RICHARD B. BENNETT (Historical) R.B. Bennett Prime Minister of Canada.
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R. B. BENNETT Mr. Ramsay MacDonald in deep conversation with Mr. R.B. Bennett, the Canadian Prime Minister after the adjournment of the private meeting this morning.
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ARTHUR MEIGHEN c. 1920.
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Arthur MEIGHEN Toronto. Lawyer. 82 Today—Rt Hon- Arthur Meighen, Canada's only living former prime minister, celebrates his birthday today with his family. Still sharp of mind, Mr. Meighen daily walks the more than two miles from his home to his Bay St. office. Although he has kept himself largely out of the public eye, he consented to this Globe and Mail birthday portrait.
These photographs and captions are unaltered documents. In some cases, they contain outdated language that may be offensive. In order to preserve their historical authenticity, they have not been edited.
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