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Peace, progress and prosperity : a biography of the Hon. Walter Scott

  title={Peace, progress and prosperity : a biography of the Hon. Walter Scott},
  author={Gordon Barnhart},
This thesis is a biography of Walter Scott, first Premier of Saskatchewan. He was a populist and had a vision for the new province, the fastest growing province in the Dominion. Agricultural and educational institutions were created to serve this growing population. Walter Scott combined his ability to collect strong people around him with his talent to sense the public mood. Scott was a newspapeman, entrepreneur, land speculator, and distributor of federal Liberal patronage in the North-West… 



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