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Gordon F. Henderson, C.C., B.A., LL.D., Q.C.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Gordon F. Henderson, C.C., B.A., LL.D., Q.C. C.C. Ottawa
Honour Appointment Investiture
Companion of the Order of Canada July 11, 1988 November 8, 1988
One of Canada's top lawyers, he has served his profession and his community with equal distinction. Even while serving in positions as varied as President of the Canadian Bar Association and Chairman of the Board of Governors of the University of Ottawa, he has devoted himself to a variety of humanitarian causes which have earned him the 1988 Award of Merit of the B'nai B'rith Foundation. (This is a promotion within the Order).
Officer of the Order of Canada July 11, 1977 October 26, 1977
Barrister and solicitor, and Bencher of the Law Society of Upper Canada. For his numerous contributions to the legal profession in Canada and to community organizations in Ottawa.
Deceased on August 18, 1993.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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