Canadian Prime Minister Consults Ghost Dogs


William Lyon MacKenzie King (1874-1950), Canada’s 10th and longest serving Prime Minister was a devoted dog owner in life and in death.While active in politics King had an achingly dull public image, which was certainly at odds with the goings-on in his private life. What the Canadian populace wasn’t aware of was his séances, his consultations with spiritual mediums, table-rapping sessions, tea-leaf readings and communing with the spirits of the likes of former PM Wilfrid Laurier, his long-deceased mother, and of course his dear ghost dog, Pat. That he owned and frequently used both a Ouija board and a crystal ball was published in Time Magazine in 1953, news that shocked the nation. Rampant rumours circulated about King’s oddities, some true, most false. That King had Pat stuffed by a taxidermist so that the little dog would always be by his side turned out to be untrue. King’s detailed diary entries, published after his death in 1950 revealed that King consulted the dead Pats during these séance sessions in manners of international political policy, conscription, and Liberal Party Leadership.

King, obsessed with death and the afterlife, often expressed his wish to communicate with the living after he died, just as he hoped to be reunited forever in the spirit world with his three Pats; “we shall all be together in the Beyond,” he wrote, “of that I am perfectly sure”.
     Posted By: Paul - Wed Jan 30, 2019
     Category: Communications | Eccentrics | Government | Officials | New Age | Paranormal | Dogs | Twentieth Century

He was more famous for his drinking. Dude could put it away from what I have read.

agent j
Posted by agent j on 01/30/19 at 01:06 PM
Apparently King's ghost once returned to have a long conversation with Percy Philip, a correspondent for the New York Times. I heard about it when we toured his estate in Gatineau Park. We were also told he was a real Mama's boy and that he kept a shrine dedicated to her in his bedroom.
Posted by Kate on 01/30/19 at 07:43 PM
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