Lincoln Alexander

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Lincoln Alexander

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24th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
In office
September 20, 1985 – December 10, 1991
MonarchElizabeth II
Governor GeneralJeanne Sauvé
Ray Hnatyshyn
PremierDavid Peterson
Bob Rae
Preceded byJohn Black Aird
Succeeded byHenry N. R. Jackman
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Hamilton West
In office
June 25, 1968 – May 28, 1980
Preceded byJoseph Macaluso
Succeeded byStanley Hudecki
ConstituencyHamilton West
Personal details
Born
Lincoln MacCauley Alexander

(1922-01-21)January 21, 1922
Toronto, Ontario
DiedOctober 19, 2012(2012-10-19) (aged 90)
Hamilton, Ontario
Political partyProgressive Conservative
Spouse(s)Yvonne Harrison (1948-1999, her death)
Marni Beal (2011–2012)[1]
ChildrenKeith Alexander[1]
ResidenceHamilton, Ontario
OccupationBarrister and solicitor

Lincoln MacCauley Alexander (January 21, 1922 – October 19, 2012) was a Canadian politician and statesman.

Alexander served as a Member of Parliament in the House of Commons, the federal Minister of Labour, and later as the 24th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, from 1985 to 1991. Alexander was also a governor of the Canadian Unity Council.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Criger, Erin (October 19, 2012). "Former Ontario Lt.-Gov. Lincoln Alexander dies at 90". CityNews. Retrieved October 20, 2012.

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