Larry South

Politician

1925 –

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Who is Larry South?

Laurence George South is a former politician in Ontario, Canada. He served as a Liberal member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1985 to 1990.

South was educated at the University of Toronto, received Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees. He worked as an engineer before entering political life.

He was first elected to the Ontario legislature in the 1985 provincial election, defeating Progressive Conservative incumbent J. Earl McEwen by about 2,500 votes in the eastern Ontario riding of Frontenac—Addington. He was re-elected by a greater margin the 1987 election, but lost to Fred Wilson of the NDP by 1,400 votes in the 1990 election. He was a backbench supporter of David Peterson's government during his time in the legislature, and served as a parliamentary assistant in 1987 and 1988-89. He was an opponent of nuclear energy during his time in office.

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Born
Feb 26, 1925

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on July 23, 2013

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