Many political figures, from Ottawa’s Mayors to Canadian Prime Ministers and Governors General, had a profound impact on the city and the entire country. Many of their decisions directly influenced the development of the national capital and shaped Canadian history.
Title/Description: Prime Minister St. Laurent leaving on world tour standing with Charlotte Whitton. Louis St. Laurent was Prime Minister from 1948 to 1957. He remained the Liberal Leader until 1958.
Date: February 4, 1954.
Credit: Andrews-Newton Photographers Fond / City of Ottawa Archives / MG393-AN-NP-029900-002, MG393-CA-003072-002.
Copyright: City of Ottawa Archives.
Mayors of Ottawa
- J. E. Stanley Lewis
- Eddy A. Bourque
- Grenville Goodwin
- Charlotte Whitton
- George Nelms
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
- Louis St. Laurent
- John Diefenbaker
- The Viscount Alexander
- The Right Honourable Vincent Massey
- General The Right Honourable Georges P. Vanier