Canada at War: NORTHWEST TERRITORIES: The Man With the Gray Hair

The best friend Canada's Eskimos have ever had announced last week that he was stepping down to give a younger man a chance. On his 66th birthday (July 1) David Livingston McKeand will retire to "give a returned soldier a chance at my job."

King of the Arctic. As superintendent of the Eastern Arctic, David McKeand is virtual potentate of a 700,000-sq. mi. area —one-fifth of Canada's land mass—in which live only an estimated 6,150 people (6,000 of them Eskimos). Bank manager, veteran of the Boer War and World War I, holder of the Military Cross, McKeand became...

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