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Melvin Douglas Lastman

Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario
Immediate Family:

Son of Louis Leibish Lastman and Rose Lastman
Widower of Marilyn Lastman
Father of Dale Howard Lastman, CM and Private
Brother of Private User

Managed by: Private User
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About Mel Lastman

Melvin Douglas "Mel" Lastman (born March 9, 1933), nicknamed "Mayor Mel" or "Mega City Mel", is a Canadian businessman and politician. He is the founder of the Bad Boy Furniture chain. He served as the mayor of the former city of North York, Ontario, Canada from 1973 until 1997. At the end of 1997, North York, along with five other municipalities, was amalgamated with the city of Toronto. Lastman ran for and won the mayoral race for the new "megacity", defeating incumbent Toronto mayor Barbara Hall. Re-elected in November 2000, he served until his retirement after the 2003 municipal election.

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Mel Lastman's Timeline

Toronto, Ontario
March 19, 1957
Toronto, Toronto Division, ON, Canada