Howard Pawley, Canadian politician, Died at 81

Howard Russell Pawley was born on November 21, 1934, in Brampton, Ontario, and died on December 30, 2015.

He was a Canadian politician and professor.

Pawley was the 18th Premier of Manitoba from 1981 to 1988.

He lived in Winnipeg at the age of 17.

Howard was educated at Manitoba Teachers College, United College and the Manitoba Law School.

Howard Pawley married Adele Schreyer, in 1960, a cousin of Edward Schreyer, who served as Premier of Manitoba from 1969 to 1977.

He was a lawyer and educator and he was active in the Manitoba Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) and its successor, the New Democratic Party of Manitoba (NDP).

In 1957, Pawley was elected President of the Manitoba CCF, at the age of 22, the youngest President in the party’s history.

Howard opposed the transformation of the CCF into the NDP in 1961, but this decision did not hurt his subsequent career in the party.

Him Political began from the year 1957-68, his legislative years from the year 1969-88, he served as an Attorney-General of Manitoba from the year 1973-77 and he has been the Premier of Manitoba from the year 1981-88.

After he left politics and became a political science professor at the University of Windsor.

Howard was awarded the Order of Manitoba.

In 2001, Pawley was made an Officer of the Order of Canada.

Pawley has received the Cesar E. Chavez Award in 2001.

Howard Pawley passed away at 81 yrs old.