When Prime Minister John Thompson died during his time in office in 1894, Sir Mackenzie Bowell became acting Prime Minister – making him the fifth leader of Canada.
During his time in office, his cabinet was divided on issues such as schooling rights for minorities in Manitoba. His time as leader doesn’t seem to have anything very memorable, making most of the information available about his time pretty basic.
He ended up being pushed into resignation, making way for Sir Charles Tupper to become Prime Minister for a short term after him.
The Prime Ministers: Sir Mackenzie Bowell – quick facts and a biography
Sir Mackenzie Bowell – from the Dictionary of Canadian Biography. A detailed biography of Prime Minister Bowell’s life.
Sir Mackenzie Bowell – a short biography of his life.
Sir Mackenzie Bowell – from Wikipedia. Biography of his life.
Sir Mackenzie Bowell – from JJ’s Complete Guide to Canada. Short biography.
Colouring Page – from Crayola.ca