William Lyon Mackenzie King 1874-1950 - Ontario Heritage Trust


William Lyon Mackenzie King 1874-1950

A native of Kitchener, King began his public service career in 1900 as a specialist in labour relations. Eight years later, he entered federal politics and as leader of the Liberal party became prime minister of Canada in 1921 - a position he held for more than 20 years.


On the grounds of the public library, 85 Queen Street North, Kitchener

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: Regional Municipality of Waterloo

Municipality: City of Kitchener