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Alexander, Lincoln MacCauley

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Born: 1922 AD
Currently alive, at 92 years of age.

Nationality: Canadian
Categories: Lieutenant Governor

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1922 - Alexander was born in Toronto, Canada on the 21st of January.

 

1940 - Joined the Royal Canadian Air Force during the World War II.

 

1963 -  1979 was a partner in an Hamiilton , Ontario Law Firm 

 

1965 was appointed as Queen's councel after having studied at McMaster University (Hamiilton, Ontario) and Osgoode Hall (Law School, Toronto, Ontario)  

 

1968 - Became the first canadian black to be elected as Member of Parliament to the Canadian House of Commons as a member of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada.

 

1976-1978 - Acted as an observer to the United Nations.

 

1979-1980 - Became the Minister of Labour in the federal cabinet.

 

1981 - Became te Chairman of the Worker's Compensation Board of Ontario.

 

1985-1991 - Appointed by Governor General Jeanne Sauve as the 24th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario.

 

1991 - He was awarded the Order of Ontario and became a Companion of the Order of Canada.

 

1993 - to commemorate his term as Lieutenat Governor the Province of Ontario created the Lincoln M. Alexander Annual Award  to recognize yough wo have demonstrated exemplary leadership in eliminating racial discrimination.

 


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