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Lincoln Alexander, who served as the lieutenant governor of Ontario from 1985 to 1991, has passed away. He was 90.

Alexander was also the country's first black member of Parliament, elected to the House of Commons in 1968 as the Progressive Conservative candidate for Hamilton West.

Current Lieutenant Governor David Onley made the announcement Friday morning.

Bob Bratina on Lincoln Alexander

Hamilton mayor Bob Bratina shares his memories of the late Lincoln Alexander.

Acting Chief of Hamilton Police Eric Girt remembers Lincoln Alexander

Girt talks about Alexander meeting the police horse named after him.

Reverend Francis Chisholm remembers Lincoln Alexander

Chisholm knew Alexander for over 30 years.

Evelyn Myrie remembers Lincoln Alexander

Myrie talks about his legend in Hamilton.