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John Diefenbaker

Head of State (18-Sep-1895 — 16-Aug-1979)


John Diefenbaker. One Canada: Memoirs of the Right Honourable John G. Diefenbaker. Macmillan of Canada. 1975. 298pp.

Solomon Gabriel. Foreign Policy of Canada: A Study in Diefenbaker's Years. Uppal Publishing House. 1987. 161pp.

Peter C. Martin. Renegade in Power: The Diefenbaker Years. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart. 1963. 414pp.

Thad McIlroy (editor). The Personal Letters of a Public Man: The Family Letters of John G. Diefenbaker. Doubleday Canada. 1985. 255pp.

John A. Munro. The Wit & Wisdom of John Diefenbaker. Hurtig. 1982. 130pp.

Knowlton Nash. Kennedy and Diefenbaker: Fear and Loathing Across the Undefended Border. McClelland & Stewart. 1990. 336pp.

Henry Basil Robinson. Diefenbaker's World: A Populist in Foreign Affairs. University of Toronto Press. 1989. 352pp.

Denis Smith. Rogue Tory: The Life and Legend of John G. Diefenbaker. Macfarlane Walter & Ross. 1995. 702pp.

Dick Spencer. Trumpets and Drums: John Diefenbaker on the Campaign Trail. Greystone Books. 1994. 213pp.

Peter Stursberg. Diefenbaker: Leadership Gained, 1956-62. University of Toronto Press. 1975. 278pp.

Peter Stursberg. Diefenbaker: Leadership Lost, 1962-67. University of Toronto Press. 1976. 212pp.

Carolyn Weir. The Right Honourable John George Diefenbaker: A Pictorial Tribute. Macmillan of Canada. 1979. 128pp.


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  6. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.180)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.418)

  8. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.148)

  9. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.105)

  10. Legends in Their Own Time (p.67)

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