Harcourt, Michael Franklin

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Harcourt, Michael Franklin

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Michael Franklin Harcourt was born in Edmonton, Alberta, in 1943. On moving to Vancouver he attended Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School. He later attended the University of British Columbia, graduating with a B.A. and an L.L.B. Mr. Harcourt spent much of his time working with community service programmes. From 1970-1972 he was director of the Legal Aid Society of B.C. He was elected as an alderman in November 1972 and served on City Council as an alderman until 1979. He was elected as Mayor of Vancouver in 1980 and served in that capacity until 1986.

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1972-1979 (councillor)
1980-1986 (mayor)


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