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    Mr. Roland Michener, 66-year-old Canadian High Commissioner to India, is to be the new Governor-General?

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    Mr. Roland Michener, 66-year-old Canadian High Commissioner to India, is to be the new Governor-General of Canada. He succeeds General Georges Vanier, who died last month after eight years in office.

    Mr. Michener has been High Commissioner in New Delhi since 1964.

    The Governor-General was formerly Speaker of the Canadian House of Commons from 1957 to 1962. He is the twentieth person to hold the post and only the third Canadian.

    Mr. Michener was educated at Alberta University and at Oxford, England. He practised as a barrister and was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in 1953 as a Progressive Conservative.

    Yesterday, at his office in New Delhi, Mr. Michener spoke about his appointment, which was announced as simultaneously in London and Ottawa..

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9IPGBV3SFZXAB8MTM7EHHSK1L
    Media URN:
    VLVA9IPGBV3SFZXAB8MTM7EHHSK1L
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/04/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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