R. B. Bennett, 1st Viscount Bennett
1870 – 1947
Who was R. B. Bennett, 1st Viscount Bennett?
Richard Bedford Bennett, 1st Viscount Bennett, PC KC FRSA was a Canadian lawyer, businessman, politician, and philanthropist. He served as the 11th Prime Minister of Canada from August 7, 1930, to October 23, 1935, during the worst of the Great Depression years. Following his defeat as prime minister, Bennett moved to England, and was elevated to the peerage as Viscount Bennett.
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- Jul 3, 1870
Hopewell Hill, New Brunswick
- Also known as
- Richard Bedford Bennett, 1st Viscount Bennett
- R.B. Bennett
- Richard Bennett
- United Church of Canada
- Schulich School of Law
- Dalhousie University
- Lived in
- Albert County, New Brunswick
- Jun 26, 1947
on July 23, 2013
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