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Eugene F. Whelan, P.C., O.C., CD, P.Ag.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Eugene F. Whelan, P.C., O.C., CD, P.Ag. O.C. Amherstburg
Honour Appointment Investiture
Officer of the Order of Canada December 21, 1987 May 6, 1988
During his many years as Minister of Agriculture, "The Great Canadian Farmer" turned Canada into a country known the world over for the efficient production of top-quality food. As former President of the World Food Council and more recently as a businessman, he has devoted himself to the cause of worldwide hunger through long-term agricultural improvement in developing countries.
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