Hal Jackman was bornon 10 June 1932 in Toronto, Canada, Canada. Hal Jackman is #1521 in List Billionaires People In The World. Hal Jackman and his family are the largest shareholders of E-L Financial Corporation, a Toronto investment and insurance holding company, which provides insurance and financial services through its subsidiaries, the Dominion of Canada General Insurance Co. and Empire Life Insurance Co. His son Duncan currently runs the business as chief executive officer and president of E-L Financial, although he remains the honorary chairman. Born to a former member of Parliament, Harry Jackman, Hal Jackman served as the 25th lieutenant governor of Ontario from 1991 to 1997. Jackman also served as chancellor of his alma mater, The University of Toronto, from 1997 to 2003 and currently chairs the Hal Jackman Foundation, which supports arts and cultural institutions in Toronto.
His sister, Nancy Ruth, is a philanthropist who was appointed to the Senate in 2005
He was promoted to Officer in the Order of Canada in the year 2000
He was named chancellor of the University of Toronto in 1997
Jackman was appointed Lieutenant Governor by Governor General Ray Hnatyshyn, on the advice of Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, in 1991, and he became a Member of the Order of Canada the same year
Henry Newton Rowell "Hal" Jackman, OC OOnt CD (born June 10, 1932, in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian businessman who served as the 25th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario from 1991 to 1997