Allan McEachern

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Allan McEachern’s record of public service was among the finest and he served both the legal profession as attorney and judge and Canadian football as an able administrator. Mr. McEachern practiced law for over 50 years and his career included a role as the Chancellor of the University of British Columbia. His football tenure included a stint as President of the Canadian Football League (1967-68) and as Interim Commissioner leading to the hiring of Jake Gaudaur as head of the CFL. He served as the BC Lions’ President from 1967 to 1969 and was elected to the club’s Wall of Fame in 2003. He was also a life bencher of the Law Society of British Columbia and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of British Columbia over the course of his public life.