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Order of Canada

Mary Catherine O'Flaherty, C.M.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Mary Catherine O'Flaherty, C.M. C.M. Ottawa
Honour Appointment Investiture
Member of the Order of Canada July 1, 1980 July 25, 1980
A native of St. John's, Newfoundland, she served the Department of External Affairs on several continents before being posted to the Canadian Embassy in Tehran in June 1978. There, she was in charge of communications throughout the Iranian Revolution and in the period during which the six Americans were being sheltered. In recognition of her devotion to duty while working under great stress over an extended period.
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