Lily Schreyer

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Lily Schreyer, CC (born Lily Schulz) (born c. 1938)[1] is a former Viceregal consort of Canada, as the wife of former Manitoba premier and Governor General Edward Schreyer. They married June 30, 1960 and had two daughters, Lisa and Karmel, and two sons, Jason and Tobin. She has been involved with Girl Guides of Canada, UNICEF and other charitable organizations. She and her husband were made Companions of the Order of Canada in 1979.

She has shown concern for issues related to the physically disabled. As Chatelaine of Rideau Hall she had an accessible entrance and an elevator installed, and suggested the Fountain of Hope, dedicated to Terry Fox, which stands in front of the main entrance.

Lily Schreyer is the sponsor of the CCGS Amundsen.

Her father, Jacob Schulz, was a Co-operative Commonwealth Federation Member of Parliament.

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  1. ^ "The Montreal Gazette". December 11, 1978. p. 54. tall and gracious at the age of 40 

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Honorary titles
Preceded by
Gabrielle Léger
Viceregal Consort of Canada
1979–1984
Succeeded by
Maurice Sauvé