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English: Lincoln MacCauley Alexander, PC CC OOnt CD QC, was a Canadian politician and statesman who 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. Among his accomplishments, he was Canada's first black Member of Parliament. He first distinguished himself in service to Canada in the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War. He also served as chairman of the Ontario Worker's Compensation Board, Chancellor of the University of Guelph and Chair of the Canadian Race Relations Foundation. Alexander was appointed to the Order of Ontario and was a Companion of the Order of Canada.
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|Date of death||19 October 2012|
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