RB Bennett

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Birthday
3, 1870
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Jun 26, 1947 (76)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
3, 1870
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Jun 26, 1947 (76)

About

Served as the 11th Prime Minister of Canada from August 1930 to October 1935 during the worst years of the Great Depression.

Before Fame

He was a loner who graduated with a law degree from Dalhousie University in 1893.

Trivia

He died of a heart attack while taking a bath one week away from his 77th birthday.

Family Life

He never married and was survived by his brother Ronald V. Bennett.

Associated With

He and Mackenzie Bowell are both former Prime Ministers of Canada.