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Tribute to Dr Edgar Mann

One of the key figures of Manx politics has passed away at the age of 86.

Dr Edgar Mann was chairman of the Executive Council and Education Minister during a political career which spanned more than 20 years.

Dr Mann, who died peacefully in Noble’s Hospital after a long illness, held a number of government posts and was also acting Speaker of the House of Keys.

He leaves a wife Joan, seven children and 16 grandchildren.

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