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Sir Robert Laird Borden
[Sir Robert Laird Borden]
June 26, 1854 - June 10, 1937
Teacher, professor, lawyer, and later Chancellor of Queen’s University (1924-1930), Robert Borden was a Conservative Member of Paliament from 1896 to 1904 and again from February 4, 1905 to July, 1920. Party leader from February 6, 1901 until his resignation in 1920, he was Prime Minister from October 10, 1911 until July 10, 1920.
Bordon led Canada as Prime Minister throughout the First World War (1914-1918) and led the Canadian delegation at the Paris Peace Conference (1919). His government extended the franchise to women in 1918.
Initated: 1880
St. Andrew’s Lodge No. 1, Halifax, Nova Scotia

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