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Fiche créée le : 2004-06-29
Décès le : 2004-06-29
Parution : 2004-07-02
Paru dans : Ottawa Citizen, ON

HAMILTON, Rt. Hon. F. Alvin G., PC, LL.D March 30, 1912 - June 29, 2004 Peacefully at home. Predeceased by his wife Beulah (Major). Survived by 2 sons, Robert and William, 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Alvin was born in Kenora, Ontario, and orphaned in 1927. He was a farmhand and student in Delisle, Saskatchewan. In 1938 he received his BA at the Univ. of Saskatchewan (Saskatoon). He taught at Nutana Collegiate Institute (Saskatoon) before and after WWII. From 1942-45 Alvin served with the RCAF as a Flight Lt., including a tour of operations in Burma with 435 and 436 Squadrons. Alvin was actively involved politically for more than 50 years. This involvement included being: Leader of the PC Party of Saskatchewan from 1948-57; Member of Parliament for 27 years; and Minister of Northern Affairs and Minister of Agriculture in the Diefenbaker government. He retired in 1988. Friends may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street, Ottawa on Monday, July 5 from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Tuesday, July 6 at 11 a.m. Private interment beside his wife Beulah at St. John's Anglican Cemetery, South March, Ontario. In lieu of flowers, donations in Alvin's memory to a charity of your choice would be appreciated. The Ottawa Citizen

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