Sir Arthur French
 

Sir Arthur French

FDR. OF THE CANADIAN MOUNTIES

In 1871, at the request of the Canadian Government, George Arthur French was sent to Canada as a military inspector and it was there that the Canadian prime minister, John McDonald, requested him to establish a mounted police force in order to offset the problem of American whiskey peddlers and also to protect the building of a railway that traversed Canada from east to west. French was subsequently appointed the first commissioner of the North West Mounted Police, now known as the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

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Sir Arthur French and other Great Irish People are featured in the book Great Irish People - A Dictionary of Irish Biography, which you can buy online here.
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Sir Arthur French Print

This beautiful print of Sir Arthur French (1841 - 1921) comes in four sizes 12" x 16" or 16" x 20" or 20" x 24" and Poster size 24" x 36" with two different finishes, Gloss or Parchment and will be delivered to your home or business within 14 days. For a small additional charge you can have a short biography of Sir Arthur French printed beside the portrait.

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