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Fonds AM903 - Howard Green fonds

Address to Vancouver Canadian Club [side 1] Address to Vancouver Canadian Club [side 2]

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Howard Green fonds

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AM903

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  • 1904-1989 ; predominant 1935-1965 (Creation)
    Creator
    Green, Howard Charles

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  • 5.5 m of textual records
  • 21 photographs
  • 6 audio reels

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(1895-1989)

Biographical history

Howard Green was born in Kaslo, B.C. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto in 1915. He applied for a commission with the 54th. Kootenay Battalion and served as a Lieutenant in Canada, England and France, and saw action with the 4th Division from August 1916 to July 1917. He was subsequently an instructor with the Canadian Corps School and with the 6th. Canadian Infantry Brigade. After the armistice, he was attached to the Canadian Section, G.H.Q., where he was promoted to the rank of Captain. Green returned to Canada in 1919 and attended law school at Osgoode Hall in Toronto, and was called to the bar in B.C. in 1922. He worked for Ladner and Cantelon and later set up his own legal practice in 1926. In 1923, he married Marion Jean Mounce. They had two sons, Lewis Howard and John Willison. Marion died in 1953 and Green married Donna Enid Kerr in 1956. Green was elected as the Conservative Member of Parliament representing Vancouver South in 1935. After a re organization of constituency boundaries, he served as MP for Vancouver Quadra from 1949 to 1963. Green served as Minister of Public Works, 1951-1959, and Acting Minister of Defence Production, 1957-1958. He was appointed Secretary of State for External Affairs in 1959. After losing his seat in the 1963 election, Green returned to his law practice. Green died in 1989.

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The fonds consists of Green's personal records. The fonds is arranged into the following series: Family correspondence (1904-1983); Biographical materials (1965-1987); Election campaign materials (1935-1965); Speeches and columns (1935-1974); Progressive Conservative Association - B.C. Council (1946-1956); Personal papers (1905-1984); Foreign affairs subject files (1959-1966); and Political correspondence and newsclippings (1935-1989).

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Papers donated by Howard Green in 1985-1986 and by his sons, Lewis and John Green, in 1989.

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Includes records from separate accruals formerly identified and described as AM903, AM1060 and AM1094. These descriptions have been amalgameted into a single fonds; citations for these records should use only AM903.

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See Howard Charles Green fonds, National Archives of Canada

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