It is with great sadness that Saint John has learned
of the passing of former Mayor of the City of Saint John, Eric Teed.
Eric Teed, OC, QC, born in 1926, was elected to two
terms as Mayor of Saint John from 1960 to 1964. He also served as a Member of
the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick from 1970 to 1974. He worked as a
lawyer, and was a partner in the firm Teed & Teed. Eric served as a
councillor from 2001 to 2004.
was the Honorary Consul of Denmark in New Brunswick. He is the author of Canada's
First City (1963) and Handbook for Commissioner of Oaths (1964).
1987, he was made an Officer of the Order of
Canada. He was awarded a Knight's Cross (member) of the Order of the Dannebrog.
Teed never stopped being engaged with Saint John and Common Council,” commented
His Worship, Mayor Ivan Court. “Letters from Mr. Teed appeared regularly on the
agenda, with his take on the events affecting Saint John today.”
flags in front of all municipal buildings will be flown at half-mast in
recognition for the loss of a great citizen of Saint John, a great Loyalist and
a man respected by all those who worked with him.