Lorry Greenberg

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Lorry Greenberg
51st Mayor of Ottawa
In office
Preceded by Pierre Benoit
Succeeded by Marion Dewar
Personal details
Born Lawrence Greenberg
31 December 1933
Ottawa, Ontario
Died 30 June 1999(1999-06-30) (aged 65)
Ottawa, Ontario
Spouse(s) Carol Gardner
Profession Real estate

Lawrence "Lorry" Greenberg (31 December 1933 – 30 June 1999) was Mayor of Ottawa, Ontario from 1975 to 1978.

He graduated from Lisgar Collegiate in 1952. He was one of the founding members of Minto Developments Inc., but left the company in 1960. While mayor, Greenberg was a proponent of community-based planning.

He died of heart failure in 1999 at the Ottawa Heart Institute, aged 65.


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  • Bell, Pat & Adam, Mohammed (1 July 1999). "Ex-mayor loved his city". Ottawa Citizen. p. C1. 
  • Downey, Donn (6 July 1999). "Ottawa mayor was known for his stunts (Lives Lived: Lorry Greenberg)". The Globe and Mail. p. A19.