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William Lyon Mackenzie King: a Political Biography, 1874-1923
William Lyon Mackenzie King: a Political Biography, 1874-1923
By R. Macgregor Dawson
University of Toronto Press, 1958, 521 pp.

This is the first volume of a biography based on the extensive papers, including letters and a detailed diary, of the late Canadian Prime Minister, who held this office for a total of 7,829 days, a record in the British Commonwealth.