Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. ALfred Wallace (Wally) Downer (May 1, 1904 August, 1994) was a Canadian politician and long time member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.A Vicar and then a canon in the Anglican Church of Canada, and a member of the Conservative Party, Downer was first elected to the legislature as the member for Dufferin-Simcoe in the 1937 election. HE served as Member of Provincial Parliament until 1975, winning a provincial record of ten consecutive elections.WHile an elected MPP, he also served in the military during World War II, serving as chaplain of the Queen''s York Rangers in North Africa and Europe. FRom 1955 until 1959, he served as Speaker of the legislative assembly. HE also served as a liquor control commissioner beginning in 1960.