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People from Northumberland County, Ontario: Farley Mowat, Vincent Massey, Letitia Youmans, Shane OBrien, Marie Dressler, J. J. Hagerman Books LLC

People from Northumberland County, Ontario: Farley Mowat, Vincent Massey, Letitia Youmans, Shane OBrien, Marie Dressler, J. J. Hagerman

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Published August 15th 2011
ISBN : 9781157611844
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36 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 34. Chapters: Farley Mowat, Vincent Massey, Letitia Youmans, Shane OBrien, Marie Dressler, J. J. Hagerman, MarkMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 34. Chapters: Farley Mowat, Vincent Massey, Letitia Youmans, Shane OBrien, Marie Dressler, J. J. Hagerman, Mark Kellogg, John Alexander Low Waddell, John Murray, Escott Reid, Charles Smith Rutherford, Neil McKenty, Volney V. Ashford, Jesse Lumsden, Paul Quantrill, John Macoun, Andrew McFadyen, Arthur Victor Seymour Williams, Lou Marsh, Arthur Trefusis Heneage Williams, Paul Macklin, Angus L. Bonnycastle, Charles Arkoll Boulton, George Guillet, Rick Norlock, Kim Rudd, Bertha Harmer, Rod Anderson, Albert Schultz, Zacheus Burnham, Earle Drope, Dennis OBrien, Hart Massey, Louis Beaufort Stewart, Henry Alfred Ward, Iva Campbell Fallis, John B. McColl, Alexander McDonell, Bob Homme, Daniel Massey, Gerry Shannon, Thomas Gerow Murphy, Wade Rowland, Richard Greene, James Rooney, Ron Smith, Charles Shannon. Excerpt: Charles Vincent Massey (February 20, 1887 - December 30, 1967) was a Canadian lawyer and diplomat who served as Governor General of Canada, the 18th since Canadian Confederation. Massey was born into an influential Toronto family and was educated in Ontario and England, obtaining a degree in law and befriending future prime minister William Lyon Mackenzie King while studying at the University of Oxford. He was commissioned into the military in 1917 for the remainder of the First World War, and after a brief stint in the Canadian Cabinet began his diplomatic career, serving in envoys to the United States and United Kingdom. Upon his return to Canada in 1946, Massey headed a royal commission on the arts between 1949 and 1951, which resulted in the Massey Report, and subsequently the establishment of the National Library of Canada and the Canada Council of the Arts, amongst other grant-giving agencies. He was in 1952 appointed as governor general by George VI, king of Canada, on the recommendation of Prime Minister of Canada Lou...