Lincoln Alexander date of birth:

January 21, 1922

How old was Lincoln Alexander when died?

90

Where was Lincoln Alexander born?

Toronto, Ontario

When did Lincoln Alexander die?

October 19, 2012

What is Lincoln Alexander nationality?

Canadian

What is Lincoln Alexander's occupation?

Barrister and solicitor

Short Biography

Lincoln MacCauley Alexander, PC CC OOnt CD QC (January 21, 1922 – October 19, 2012) was a Canadian who became the first black Member of Parliament in the House of Commons, the first black federal Cabinet Minister serving as federal Minister of Labour, the first black Chair of the Worker’s Compensation Board, the first black, and the 24th, Lieutenant-Governor serving Ontario from 1985 to 1991, and the first person to serve five terms as Chancellor of the University of Guelph, from 1991 to 2007. Alexander was also a governor of the Canadian Unity Council.