Bowell Sir Mackenzie 1823- Born In England Came To Canada With

his parents, 1833, and engaged in journalistic work. In 1867 elected to

the Dominion House of Commons for North Hastings. In 1878 appointed

minister of customs, holding that office until 1891; minister of

militia, 1892; and minister of trade and commerce, 1892-1894. In 1894

succeeded Sir John Thompson as premier, and resigned office in 1896.

Created a K. C. M. G., 1895. =Bib.=: Dent, Can. Por.; Morgan, Can.

Men; Canadian Who's Who.