Alex Downie

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Alexander Frank Downie, OBE, MLC (born 1945, Douglas) is a Manx politician and former marine engineer. He is a member of the Legislative Council of the Isle of Man and a former Trade and Industry Minister of the Government. He was a Member of the House of Keys from 1991 until his election to the Legislative Council in 2005.[1] Before going into politics, he was marine seagoing engineer for various companies and self-employed in the heating maintenance business.

Personal life[edit]

Downie was born in 1945 in Douglas, Isle of Man.[2]

Downie is a freemason.[3] As of April 2017, he is the Deputy Provincial Grand Master for the Isle of Man.[4]

Ministerial positions[edit]


  1. ^ Stalemate for fourth Manx council seat
  2. ^ "Alexander Frank DOWNIE OBE FIMarEST MCMI MLC". Tynwald. Retrieved 4 May 2017. 
  3. ^ "Tynwald Member's Interests - Mr Alex Downie MLC". Retrieved 25 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Freemasonry stamps include an invisible logo". IOM Today. 19 April 2017. Retrieved 4 May 2017. 

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