Terry Cavanagh

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Terence James "Terry" Cavanagh (July 19, 1926 – December 17, 2017) was a Canadian politician, businessman, municipal councilor in Edmonton, Alberta. He served as Mayor of Edmonton from November 14, 1975 through October 19, 1977 and again from October 17, 1988 through October 16, 1989. He was Edmonton's first native-born mayor.[1] He served as an alderman in Edmonton until he retired from politics in 2007.

Cavanagh was born in Edmonton on July 19, 1926, to Scottish immigrants. He played for the Galt Red Wings of the Ontario Hockey Association, where he was a teammate of Gordie Howe during his early years. He died on December 17, 2017 in Edmonton at the age of 91.[2]

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  1. "Council 'statesman' says 27 years is enough". Edmonton Journal. Postmedia Network. May 16, 2007. Retrieved August 19, 2012.
  2. Former Edmonton mayor Terry Cavanagh dies at 91 at Global News

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