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ALEXANDER, The Hon. Lincoln MacCauley, P.C., C.C., K.St.J., O.Ont., C.D., Q.C., LL.B., LL.D
Picture of ALEXANDER, The Hon. Lincoln MacCauley, P.C., C.C., K.St.J., O.Ont., C.D., Q.C., LL.B., LL.D
© House of Commons 1979
Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1922.01.21
Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Deceased Date (yyyy.mm.dd): 2012.10.19 (90 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Barrister and solicitor, lawyer
Notes: First Black elected to the House of Commons. (Source: Encyclopedia of Canada's peoples)
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 4356 Days (11 years, 11 months, 4 days)
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (yyyy.mm.dd)Result
Hamilton West, Ontario Resignation. Appointed Chairman of the Ontario Workmen's Compensation Board. Progressive Conservative 1980.02.18 Elected
Hamilton West, Ontario Progressive Conservative 1979.05.22 Elected
Hamilton West, Ontario Progressive Conservative 1974.07.08 Elected
Hamilton West, Ontario Progressive Conservative 1972.10.30 Elected
Hamilton West, Ontario First Black elected to the House of Commons. (Source: Encyclopedia of Canada's peoples) Progressive Conservative 1968.06.25 Elected
Hamilton West, Ontario Progressive Conservative 1965.11.08 Defeated

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Progressive Conservative 1965.11.08 - 1980.05.28

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian
Minister

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Minister of Labour First Black appointed Cabinet minister. 1979.06.04 - 1980.03.02

Critic

Area of ResponsibilityTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Public Service 1977 - 1978
Employment 1975 - 1977
Unemployment Insurance Commission 1974.10.24 - 1977.10
Labour 1973.10.24 - 1974.12.19
Employment and Immigration 1972 - 1972
Housing 1969 - 1970
Labour 1969 - 1972

^ Committees - House of Commons
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^ Committees - Joint
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^ Committees - Cabinet
Member

CommitteeTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Economic Development 1979.07 - 1980.03.02
Social and Native Affairs 1979.07 - 1980.03.02
Economy in Government 1979.07 - 1980.03.02
Labour Relations 1979.07 - 1980.03.02

Alternate Member

CommitteeTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Treasury Board 1979.07 - 1980.03.02

Provincial / Territorial Political Experience
^ Provincial / Territorial Responsibilities
Ontario

ResponsibilityTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Lieutenant Governor First black Lieutenant Governor. 1985.09.20 - 1991.12.10
Military Service


Military OrganizationFunctionTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
2nd Tactical Aviation Wing Honorary Colonel 1989 -
Royal Canadian Air Force Corporal 1942 - 1945
Selected Publications This bibliography includes books, chapters in books and journal articles written, edited, compiled or translated solely by the parliamentarian or with others.

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^ Multiple Authors Books

  • "Go to school, you're a little black boy": the honourable Lincoln M. Alexander: a memoir / [with Herb Shoveller].
    Toronto : Dundurn Press; c2006, 2010. 254 p.


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