67 PHOTOGRAPHS IN COLLECTION (WITH UNALTERED, HISTORICAL NOTES)
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Louis ST. LAURENT FOR USE ANYTIME BUT PRIMARILY IN EVENT OP DEATH (CPT 11—Jan. 11) LEADERSHIP CHANGES HANDS—This was the scene Nov. 15, 1948, when Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King (right) handed over the Liberal leadership, and thus the prime minister's office, to External Affairs Minister St. Laurent. Governor-General Viscount Alexander (centre) held up the official resignation of Mr. King for about five hours to avoid a break in government continuity. Mr. St. Laurent was then 66.
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ST LAURENT LAYS WREATH AT LAURIER STATUE IN OTTAWA
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(FXl-Mar.15)—MEET THE PLAYERS—Prime Minster Louis St. Laurent of Canada with his daughter, Mrs. Madeleine O'Donnell, are pictured backstage at a Kabuki theater in Tokyo with three members of the cast. From left, Ichkawa Sandanji, Bando Kamezo and Bando Kamesaburo. The Kabuki is the traditional theater of Japan. The Prime Minister and party are now in Honolulu. (APWirephoto) (k11545stf-j) 1954
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Louis ST. LAURENT FOR USE ANYTIME BUT PRIMARILY IN EVENT OP DEATH (CPT 9—Jan. 11) FORMER PRIME MINISTER—This Is the official portrait of Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent as he appeared in 1957, the year his Liberal party was defeated by John Diefenbaker and the Progressive Conservatives. The next year he retired as party leader. Mr. St. Laurent served as Justice minister and external affairs minister under William Lyon Mackezie King and became prime minister when Mr. King retired in 1948. (CP Photo) 1968 (fls) wxh
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Mrs. Louis St. Laurent (left) is wearing the gown she has chosen for the Coronation ceremony, a Raoul-Jean Foure creation of silver on ice-blue Ninive lame with draped bodice and panelled skirt, the panels forming a full court train. A matching stole is lined with ice-blue georgette. She will wear a diamond tiara. To the garden party at Buckingham Palace, Mrs. Allan Lamport will wear a two-piece dress of white corded
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