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- Graphic material - photograph
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CA EDM RG-6-9
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- Decore, Laurence
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Name of creator
Born in 1940 in Vegreville, Alberta, Laurence Decore was a successful Edmonton lawyer and businessman before winning a position as Alderman in 1974. The following election he ran for Mayor, but was narrowly defeated by Cecil Purves. In 1983 he ran against Cecil Purves again, this time winning the Mayoral election. Laurence Decore resigned as Mayor in 1988 to enter Provincial politics, where he became a Liberal MLA and the Liberal party leader. Decore served as an MLA until 1997, when he chose not to run again. He passed away in 1999.
Scope and content
The series consists of 4 photographs of Mayor Laurence Decore's visit to Harbin, China in 1985.
File list: EA-353-13 -Mayor Laurence Decore's Visit to Harbin, China (November 28-December 8, 1985); EA-353-14 -Edmonton Boulevard in Harbin, China (November 28-December 8, 1985); EA-353-15 -Edmonton Boulevard in Harbin, China (November 28-December 8, 1985); EA-353-16 -Mayor Laurence Decore Signing Twin Cities Agreement with Harbin, China (November 28-December 8, 1985)
Immediate source of acquisition
This material was transferred to the City of Edmonton Archives by the Mayor's Office in 1986.
The photographs were assigned item numbers with the prefix EA-353.
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Accession number: A86-52
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City of Edmonton Archives
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