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us: Buchan, John, 1875-1940

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    • us: Tweedsmuir, John Buchan, Baron, 1875-1940
    • us: Buchan, John, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, 1875-1940
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        Perth, Scotland
    • Death Place

        Montreal, Quebec
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            Governor General of Canada
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        • Sources

          • found: His Witch wood, 1993: CIP t.p. (John Buchan)
          • found: John Buchan, 1947: p. 89 (The Island of Sheep published anonymously by Cadmus and Harmonia)
          • found: Wikipedia, viewed September 23, 2013 (John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir PC GCMG GCVO CH (26 August 1875 -- 11 February 1940) was a Scottish novelist, historian and Unionist politician who served as Governor General of Canada, the 15th since Canadian Confederation) {,_1st_Baron_Tweedsmuir}
          • found: John Buchan Society online, viewed September 23, 2013 (John Buchan was born the son of a Calvinist presbyterian minister in eastern Scotland, and died Lord Tweedsmuir, Governor-General of Canada. He was a classicist at Oxford, read for the Bar but practiced only briefly before becoming a publisher, was a government administrator in South Africa at the end of the Boer War, was a major contributor to The Spectator and war correspondent for The Times. He was also a Member of Parliament for the Scottish Universities and was His Majesty's High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, twice and Chancellor of Edinburgh University. was made a heritage peer on receiving the appointment of Governor-General of Canada in 1935. John Buchan is most famous for The Thirty-Nine Stepsand Greenmantle; born Perth, Scotland; died Montreal, Quebec) {}
        • LC Classification

          • PR6003.U13
        • Change Notes

          • 1979-06-01: new
          • 2013-09-25: revised
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