Esmond Unwin Butler

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Esmond Unwin Butler, OC, CVO (July 13, 1922 – December 18, 1989) was a Canadian diplomat. He was Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Morocco. Previously, from 1959-1985, he was Secretary to the Governor General of Canada.

Born in Wawanesa, Manitoba,[1] he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada in recognition for being "one of the key developers of the Canadian Honours System" in 1986.[2]


  1. ^ David Twiston Davies. Canada from afar: the Daily telegraph book of Canadian obituaries. p. 245. 
  2. ^ Order of Canada citation

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Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Léopold Henri Amyot
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Morocco
Succeeded by
Wilfrid-Guy Licari