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Clarence Decatur "C.D." Howe
Birth: Jan. 15, 1886
Death: Dec. 31, 1960

Canadian Politician, Civil Engineer. Born in Waltham, Massachusetts, he immigrated to Canada in 1908 and became a professor of civil engineering at Dalhousie University. He founded in 1916 an engineering firm that became internationally known for its design and construction of grain elevators. In 1935 he entered the House of Commons as a Liberal and was immediately invited by William Lyon Mackenzie King to join the cabinet as Minister of Railways, Canals and Minister of Marine, or otherwise noted as-Minister of Transportation where he served form October 23, 1935 to November 1, 1936. Later he founded the Trans-Canada Air Lines. At the outbreak of World War II, he was appointed as Minister of Munitions serving from 1940 to 1944, when he was appointed to the post of Minister of Reconstruction, serving from 1944 to 1948. In 1948 he was appointed as Minister of Trade and Commerce, but resigned the post in 1957, when the Liberal Party was defeated. In 1957 he was appointed Chancellor of Dalhousie University, where he served until his death in 1960. (bio by: K) 
 
Burial:
Mount Royal Cemetery
Montreal
Montreal Region
Quebec, Canada
Plot: Section Rose Hill # 507
 
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Record added: Mar 26, 2003
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Clarence Decatur C.D. Howe
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