Clifford Wright (mayor)
Clifford Emerson Wright
|Mayor of Saskatoon|
|Preceded by||Bert Sears|
|Succeeded by||Henry Dayday|
|Born||September 21, 1927|
|Died||December 9, 2014 (aged 87)|
|Relations||James Wright (grandson) (grandchildren)|
|Alma mater||University of Saskatchewan|
He was a member of the Saskatoon City Council from 1967 until he was elected Mayor in 1976. He served for four successive terms until 1988. From 1989 to 1993 he served as a Treaty Commissioner. He was also Chair of the Saskatoon Health Board during the 1990s.
In 1988 he was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws from the University of Saskatchewan. In 1998 he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada in recognition of "his contributions to province and country". In 1999 he was awarded the Saskatchewan Order of Merit .
- Pedersen, Jen. "A Seat on Council: The Aldermen, Councillors and Mayors of Saskatoon 1903-2006" (PDF). p. 140. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 June 2014. Retrieved 29 June 2014.
- "Honorary degree recipients". University of Saskatchewan.
- "Order of Canada citation". Archived from the original on 2007-03-11.
- "Former Saskatoon Mayor Cliff Wright dies". CBC News. 2014-12-09. Retrieved 2014-12-09.
- "No mere pre-season game for Wright". Saskatoon StarPhoenix. 2013-09-27. Retrieved 2013-11-02.
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