The Honourable Lincoln MacCauley Alexander

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The Honourable Lincoln MacCauley Alexander

The Honourable Lincoln MacCauley AlexanderAlexander was born in Toronto, Ontario. He lived in a row house on Draper Street. His mother's name was Mae Rose, who migrated from Jamaica. His father's name was Lincoln Alexander, Sr. . a porter on the Canadian Pacific Railway who came to Canada from St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Lincoln MacCauley Alexander went to Earl Grey Public School and Riverdale Collegiate.As a teen Alexander moved to Harlem with his older half-brother Ridley and his mother after she was the victim of a violent altercation with his father. In New York he went to DeWitt Clinton High School, he returned to Canada in 1939. He first distinguished himself in service to Canada in the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War. After the war Alexander completed his high school studies at Hamilton Central Collegiate. His post secondary education was at McMaster University in 1946. Alexander graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto in 1953. He then practiced law in Hamilton with the firms Okuloski, ' Okuloski Duncan ' Alexander, and Millar Alexander, Tokiwa ' Issacs.In 1968, Alexander ran in the Canadian federal election as a Progressive Conservative candidate in the Hamilton West electoral district. He won, becoming Canada's first black Member of Parliament. He held the seat through four successive elections until stepping down in 1980.In 1985, on the advice of then Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, Governor General Jeanne Sauvé appointed Alexander as Lieutenant Governor of Ontario. He became the first black person to serve in a viceregal position in Canada. The Honourable Lincoln MacCurley Alexander died on October 19, 2012. He has done a lot in his lifetime and a great service to this country.

The Honourable Lincoln MacCauley Alexander

Linclon MacCuley Alexander is retiring from politics

This is the memorial service of THE HONOURABLE LINOLN MACCAUEY ALEXANDER

This is a picture drawn of Lncoln M. Alexander wearing his suit with all his medels.

The Honourable Lincoln MacCauley AlexanderTalking to Queen Elizabeth

This are some websites wear i got some information about Lincoln MacCuley Alexander:1)http://www.elections.ca/res/eim/article_search/article.asp?id=70'lang=e'frmPageSize2)www.canada-heros.com/alexander_lincoln.html3)www.imdb.com/name/nm0018576/bio

Lincoln M. Alexander is at a party for all the retiered war veterins


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