R. B. Bennett


R.B. Bennett | The Canadian Encyclopedia

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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. Bennettt - historymuseum.ca

R. B. Bennettt. Born at Hopewell Hill, New Brunswick, Richard Bedford Bennett (1870–1947) was a teacher, lawyer, businessman and politician. He began his political career in 1898 when he was elected as a Conservative to the Legislative Assembly of the North-West Territories and in 1911 he entered federal politics as the Member of Parliament ...
From: https://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/exhibitions/hist/medicare/medic-2k01e.html

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.
From: https://www.dal.ca/about-dal/dalhousie-originals/rb-bennett.html

RB Bennett - Canada History

Richard Bedford Bennett was born on July 3rd, 1870 in Hopewell New Brunswick. As a boy his ambition was to be a school teacher like his beloved mother and to become Prime Minister. he achieved the first ambition at 18 but after two years decided on law which he studied at Dalhousie University.
From: http://canadahistory.com/sections/politics/pm/rbbennett.htm

Richard Bedford Bennett | prime minister of Canada ...

2019-06-29 · 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 1897 …
From: https://www.britannica.com/biography/Richard-Bedford-Bennett

Biography – BENNETT, RICHARD BEDFORD, 1st Viscount BENNETT ...

BENNETT, RICHARD BEDFORD, 1st Viscount BENNETT, lawyer, businessman, and politician; b. 3 July 1870 in Hopewell Hill, N.B., eldest of the six children of Henry John Bennett and Henrietta Stiles; d. unmarried during the night of 26–27 June 1947 near Mickleham, England.
From: http://www.biographi.ca/en/bio/bennett_richard_bedford_17E.html

Richard Bedford Bennett - Canada's 11th Prime Minister ...

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Blaming the Prime Minister - cbc.ca

Richard (R.B.) Bennett was a tough-talking millionaire whom Canadians turned to as a beacon of hope during the first years of the Great Depression. He soon became the focus of a nation's anger as ...
From: https://www.cbc.ca/history/EPISCONTENTSE1EP13CH2PA1LE.html

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