Thomas Gordon Towers, AOE (July 5, 1919 – June 8, 1999) was a Canadian politician and the 13th Lieutenant Governor of Alberta. A farmer by profession, Gordon Towers was an unsuccessful Progressive Conservative candidate in Red Deer, Alberta in the 1963 and 1965 federal elections. In 1991, he was appointed to the position of Lieutenant-Governor of Alberta, and served until 1996.

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  • Thomas Gordon Towers, AOE (July 5, 1919 – June 8, 1999) was a Canadian politician and the 13th Lieutenant Governor of Alberta. A farmer by profession, Gordon Towers was an unsuccessful Progressive Conservative candidate in Red Deer, Alberta in the 1963 and 1965 federal elections. He won a seat in the Canadian House of Commons in the 1972 election, and was re-elected four subsequent times. He did not run in the 1988 election. From 1984 to 1986, he was the Parliamentary Secretary to the Solicitor General of Canada. From 1986 to 1987, he was the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of State for Science and Technology. In 1991, he was appointed to the position of Lieutenant-Governor of Alberta, and served until 1996. (en)
  • Thomas Gordon Towers, AOE (* 5. Juli 1919 in Red Deer, Alberta; † 8. Juni 1999 ebenda) war ein kanadischer Politiker. Er war von 1991 bis 1996 Vizegouverneur der Provinz Alberta. (de)
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  • Thomas Gordon Towers, AOE (* 5. Juli 1919 in Red Deer, Alberta; † 8. Juni 1999 ebenda) war ein kanadischer Politiker. Er war von 1991 bis 1996 Vizegouverneur der Provinz Alberta. (de)
  • Thomas Gordon Towers, AOE (July 5, 1919 – June 8, 1999) was a Canadian politician and the 13th Lieutenant Governor of Alberta. A farmer by profession, Gordon Towers was an unsuccessful Progressive Conservative candidate in Red Deer, Alberta in the 1963 and 1965 federal elections. In 1991, he was appointed to the position of Lieutenant-Governor of Alberta, and served until 1996. (en)
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