Mount Richard Bennett

Feature type: Mount
Province: British Columbia
Location: S of headwaters of Kiwa Creek
Latitude: 52°49’00”
Longitude: 119°48’00”
NTS map: 83D/13
Official name listed at BC Geographical Names
Richard Bedford Bennett

Richard Bedford Bennett

Richard B. Bennett (1870-1947) was born in New Brunswick, where he was a school teacher and lawyer before moving to Alberta. He was elected to the House of Commons in 1911, and was prime minister of Canada from 1930 to 1935, interrupting Mackenzie King’s term. He died, unmarried, in England.

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