Today's Birthdays

one click shows all of today's celebrity birthdays

Browse All Birthdays

43,625    Actors
27,931    Actresses
4,867    Composers
7,058    Directors
842    Footballers
221    Racing drivers
925    Singers
9,111    Writers

Get FamousLikeMe on your website
One line of code gets FamousLikeMe on your website. Find out more.

Subscribe to Daily updates

Add to Google

privacy policy

Famous Like Me > Director > L > Otto Lang

Profile of Otto Lang on Famous Like Me

Name: Otto Lang  
Also Know As:
Date of Birth: 21st January 1908
Place of Birth: Tesanta, Austria-Hungary, now Tesanj, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Profession: Director
From Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia

The Honourable Otto Emil Lang, PC , OC , QC , LL.D, BCL , LL.B , BA (born May 14, 1932) is a Canadian politician.

In 1962, he was appointed Dean of Law at the University of Saskatchewan, the youngest person to be appointed to that position, and served until 1969.

Lang was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in 1968 election|1968, and was re-elected in 1972 and 1974 elections as the Member of Parliament for Saskatoon--Humboldt. He served as the Minister responsible for the Canadian Wheat Board, Minister of Manpower and Immigration, Minister of Justice, Attorney General of Canada, and Minister of Transport.

Following his career in politics, Lang served as the Executive Vice-President of Pioneer Grain Co. Ltd., Chairman of the Transport Institute at the University of Manitoba and as President, CEO of Centra Gas Manitoba Inc.

A Rhodes Scholar, Lang holds a BA and an LL.B from the University of Saskatchewan, a B.C.L from Oxford University and an LL.D from the University of Manitoba.

In 1999, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada.

Lang is married to Madame Justice Deborah Macaully of the Court of Queen's Bench. They currently reside in Manitoba. Lang is the father to Amanda Lang, a television personality on Report on Business Television.

Preceded by:
Jean Marchand
Minister of Transport
1975 - 1979
Succeeded by:
Don Mazankowski

This content from Wikipedia is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses material from the Wikipedia article Otto Lang