Historical Society Mourns the Passing of the Hon. David C. Onley

The Hon. David C. Onley in the Ontario Legislature, taken November 29, 2007 by the Government of Ontario and the Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
The Hon. David C. Onley in the Ontario Legislature (November 29, 2007) [photograph courtesy the Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario (CC BY-SA 2.0; Flickr)

The Richmond Hill Historical Society is saddened to learn of the passing of former Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, David C. Onley on January 14, 2023. Mr. Onley was a great ambassador of history in the Province of Ontario, as well as a life-long champion of accessibility. He will be missed by so many across our province, our country and around the world. Our deepest condolences go out to Mr. Onley’s family, friends and colleagues.

The Honourable David C. Onley served as the 28th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario from September 5, 2007 to September 23, 2014. Learn more about his incredible legacy by visiting the official site of the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario:

Read the Ontario Historical Society’s tribute to Mr. Onley and what he meant to history in our province.

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