Robert Borden

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The Right Honourable
Sir Robert Borden
GCMG PC KC
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8th Prime Minister of Canada
In office
October 10, 1911 – July 10, 1920
Monarch George V
Governor-General Earl Grey
Duke of Connaught
Duke of Devonshire
Preceded by Wilfrid Laurier
Succeeded by Arthur Meighen
Personal details
Born Robert Laird Borden
June 26, 1854
Grand-Pré, Nova Scotia
Died June 10, 1937(1937-06-10) (aged 82)
Ottawa, Ontario
Resting place Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa, Ontario
Political party Liberal
(1867–1891)
Conservative
(1891–1917, 1922–1937)
Unionist
(1917–1922)
Spouse(s) Laura Bond
(1889–1937, his death)
Religion Anglican
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Sir Robert Laird Borden, (June 26, 1854 – June 10, 1937) was a Canadian lawyer and politician. He served as the eighth Prime Minister of Canada from October 10, 1911, to July 10, 1920. He was the third Nova Scotian to hold this office.

After retiring from public life, he served as the chancellor of Queen's University. His portrait appears on Canadian $100 bills produced since 1976.

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