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John Black Aird, C.C., O.Ont., Q.C., LL.B., LL.D.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
John Black Aird, C.C., O.Ont., Q.C., LL.B., LL.D. C.C. Toronto
Honour Appointment Investiture
Companion of the Order of Canada October 21, 1992 April 21, 1993
He has given remarkable service to his country as a naval officer, a lawyer and a politician. During his tenure as Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario, he added a human dimension to the Office, bringing to it his warm friendliness and unmistakable dignity. He has continued to be involved in numerous charitable endeavours and organizations. This is a promotion within the Order.
Officer of the Order of Canada December 15, 1976 April 20, 1977
For his services to Canada particularly as Chairman of the Canadian Section, Canada-United States Permanent Joint Board on Defence, where he contributed significantly to a better understanding between the two countries in the field of defence relations.
Deceased on May 6, 1995.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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