Mackenzie King

1874- 1950

Canadian Politician



Canadian statesman Mackenzie King studied law in his youth. Entering Parliament in 1909, King served as deputy Minister of Labor from 1909-14.

In 1919, King became the leader of the Liberal Party. King first served as Prime Minister from 1921-1930, and then again from 1935-1948. He supported greater independence for the Commonwealth.

King worked closely with Franklin Roosevelt during World War II. He represented Canada at the founding of the United Nations.


Hardy, Henry H. Mackenzie King of Canada: A Biography. Westport, Conn. Greenwood. 1970.

Fleming, R. B.The Railway King of Canada : Sir William MacKenzie, 1849-1923. 1994. Univ. BC Press.
Stacey. Very Double Life : The Private World of MacKenzie King . 1987. Formac Pub Co. Ltd.

Pickersgill, J.W. MacKenzie King Record 1960. University of Toronto Press.