McNaughton, Andrew George Latta
Andrew George Latta McNaughton (məknôt´ən), 1887–1966, Canadian general, b. Saskatchewan. An artillery officer in World War I, he was later (1929–35) Canadian chief of staff. In World War II he commanded the Canadian forces in Great Britain and staunchly supported the policy of keeping the Canadian army a complete and separate force. He became a general in 1944, returned to Canada that year, and was appointed minister of national defense. He served (1946–48) as president of the Canadian Atomic Energy Control Board, was (1948) Canada's representative on the UN Security Council, and represented (1946–66) Canada on the UN Atomic Energy Commission. He was also Canadian chairman (1950–62) of the International Joint Commission with the United States.
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