William Lyon Mackenzie King visual chronology
William Lyon Mackenzie King (December 17, 1874 – July 22, 1950), also commonly known as Mackenzie King, was the dominant Canadian political leader from the 1920s through the 1940s.
With friends at the University of Toronto, ca 1891-1896.
Studying while working on his Ph.D. at Harvard University, 1899.
At unveiling of the memorial to Henry Albert Harper, 1905.
With Sir John Jordan in China, 1909.
With Sir Wilfrid Laurier, 1912.
With John D. Rockefeller, Jr., 1915.
At the Liberal convention, shortly before he was first elected as leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, 1919.
Speaking at the inauguration of the Peace Tower carillon, 1927.
- English: Opening the Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto, 1927.Français : Prononçant le mot d'ouverture de la 45e exposition nationale de Toronto, 1927.
Signing the Kellogg-Briand Pact, 1928.
Meeting with Winston Churchill, 1929.
With R.B. Bennett, 1933.
Signing free trade agreement with the U.S., alongside Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1935.
With Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1936.
At the All German Sports Competition during his visit to Nazi Germany, 1937.
Shaking hands at banquet celebrating King's 20th anniversary as leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, 1939.
Inspecting RCAF aircraft, 1940.
Inspecting Royal Canadian Navy ship, 1940.
With Winston Churchill, 1941.
Signing Alaska Highway agreement with the U.S., 1942.
Greeting George Beurling, 1942.
With other Commonwealth prime ministers, 1944.
Addressing the British Parliament, 1944.
With Charles de Gaulle, 1944.
Addressing the Canadian people on VE Day, May 1945.