R. B. Bennett

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R.B. Bennett | The Canadian Encyclopedia

Richard Bedford Bennett, Viscount, businessman, lawyer, politician, prime minister (b at Hopewell Hill, NB 3 July 1870; d at Mickleham, Eng 26 June 1947). By 1933, the nadir of the Depression, R.B. Bennett seemed indecisive and ineffective. He became the butt of endless jokes. Richard Bedford
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R.B. Bennett | The Canada Guide

It’s hard to imagine a man more miscast for his moment than Richard Bedford Bennett. An out-of-touch millionaire charged with running Canada during the Great Depression, his government was a caricature of the wealthy ruling class at a time when the wealthy ruling class wasn’t exactly held in high regard.
From: http://www.thecanadaguide.com/history/prime-ministers/r-b-bennett

R.B. Bennett - About - Dalhousie University

R.B. (Richard Bedford) Bennett (1870-1947) is the only Dal graduate, to date, to have the fortune of serving as prime minister of Canada. Unfortunately, he had the misfortune to do so in the midst of one of the greatest economic disasters in history.
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Richard Bedford Bennett - Canada's 11th Prime Minister ...

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R. B. Bennett - Encyclopedia Britannica

Richard Bedford Bennett: Richard Bedford Bennett, statesman and prime minister of Canada (1930–35) during the Great Depression. Bennett graduated from Dalhousie University with a degree in law in 1893 and practiced in his native province of New Brunswick. In …
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Let’s give R.B. Bennett his due - The Globe and Mail

However, unlike Pearson, Bennett enjoys no monument in Ottawa. It's time to change that. R.B. Bennett's idea of what's important in a democracy deserves to be remembered.
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R.B. Bennett finally gets some credit - The Globe and Mail

Richard Bedford Bennett became prime minister in 1930. Just for good measure, he named himself finance minister and foreign minister as well. R.B., or "Dick," as he was known to friends, liked the ...
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