Sunday, October 21, 2012
Lincoln Mac Cauley Alexander
January 21, 1922 - October 19, 2012
Born in Toronto in 1922, later living in Hamilton as he served Canada as a Member of Parliament, in the House of Commons, as the Federal Minister of Labor. And later as the 42nd Lieutenant Governor of Ontario from 1985 - 1991.
Lincoln Alexander was the first black Lieutenant Governor, MP and Cabinet Minister.
He will be honoured during a week of tributes starting Sunday at Queen’s Park and culminating in a state funeral Friday in Hamilton.
--Source: Toronto Sun