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  • Franklin Roosevelt, Mackenzie King, Lord Tweedsmuir

  • Lord Tweedsmuir

  • Lord Tweedsmuir

  • Archibald Belaney (Grey Owl)


John Buchan and Yousuf Karsh

…possible, and Lord Tweedsmuir was one of the first to appreciate his artistic gifts. Read the whole article here. See more about their many sittings. John Buchan, Lord Tweedsmuir, 1951… […]

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin Roosevelt, Mackenzie King, Lord Tweedsmuir, August 14, 1936 On this day, November 3, in 1936, Franklin D. Roosevelt was re-elected as president of the United States. Earlier that year… […]

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Lord Tweedsmuir, Mackenzie King, Franklin Roosevelt, James Roosevelt, 1936 Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on this day, January 30, in 1882. FDR was the first American President to pay an… […]

John Buchan

John Buchan, Lord Tweedsmuir, 1938 Scottish novelist and politician John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, died on this day, February 11, in 1940 (b. 1875). Aside from his political work, as… […]

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Lord Tweedsmuir (John Buchan), Mackenzie King, Franklin Roosevelt and son, James Roosevelt, 1936 On this day, November 5, in 1940, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was re-elected President of the United States… […]

Coronation of George VI

…as Duke of York. Both Governor General of Canada Lord Tweedsmuir and Mackenzie King hoped that the King’s presence in Canada would demonstrate the principles of the Statute of Westminster… […]

The John Buchan Story Museum

John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, 1936 The John Buchan Story is a museum dedicated to the life, work and legacy of the novelist, historian, and politician John Buchan, also known… […]

The New Deal

Franklin Roosevelt, Mackenzie King, Lord Tweedsmuir, 1936 Britain’s Conservative Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, said today his country needs a “Rooseveltian” approach to the economy following the coronavirus epidemic, alluding to… […]

Grey Owl

…was photographed by Karsh. In 1925, Belaney began calling himself “Grey Owl”, and telling people he was Native American. Karsh wrote: “Not until John Buchan (then Lord Tweedsmuir and Governor… […]


A Brief Biography

…successor as Governor General was Lord Tweedsmuir, better known to readers of adventure thrillers as John Buchan, the author of The Thirty-Nine Steps. He was the most informal of men,…

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