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John Victor Maxwell Braithwaite (Max Braithwaite)

Born: 1911 AD
Died: 1995 AD, at 83 years of age.

Nationality: Canadian
Categories: Novelists


1911 - Born on the 7th of December in Nokomis, Saskatchewan and spent his youth in a number of different communities in the province. He was a Canadian novelist and writer of non-fiction.

1972 - He won the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour for his book The Night We Stole the Mountie's Car.

1977 - The Canadian film Why Shoot the Teacher was based on Braithwaite's novel of the same name.

1995 - As an adult he moved to Ontario, living in communities such as Orangeville, Port Carling and finally Brighton where he died at age 83, on the 19th of March.


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