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Former Lieutenant Governors of Manitoba


Lieutenant Governors are appointed by the Governor General on the recommendation of the Prime Minister of Canada and the Federal Cabinet. The appointment is for a period of not less than five years and the salary is paid by the federal government.

The first list are the Governors of Assiniboia which separated from Rupert's Land on September 4, 1812 and was reincorporated into Rupert's Land on May 4, 1836. The second list are the Lieutenant Governors of the Province of Manitoba (1870-Present) .

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Assiniboia

Dates of OfficeGovernor(Born - Died)
4 Sep 1812 - 16 Jun 1815Miles Macdonnell(b. 1769 - d. 1828)
Sep 1815 - 11 Jun 1816Colin Robertson
11 Jun 1816 - 19 Jun 1816Robert Semple(b. 1766 - d. 1816)
19 Jun 1816 - Jun 1822Alexander McDonell(b. 17.. - d. 1823)
Jun 1822 - Jul 1823Andrew Bulger(b. 1789 - d. 1858)
Jul 1823 - Jun 1825Robert Parker Pelly(b. 1790 - d. 18..)
Jun 1825 - Jun 1833Donald Mackenzie(b. 1783 - d. 1851)
Jun 1833 - 13 Jun 1839Alexander Christie(b. 1760 - d. 1849)
13 Jun 1839 - 19 Jun 1844Duncan Finlayson(b. c.1796 - d. 1862)
19 Jun 1844 - Jun 1846Alexander Christie(b. 1760 - d. 1849)
Jun 1846 - Jun 1847John Crofton
Jun 1847 - 20 Sep 1848John T. Griffiths
20 Jun 1848 - 27 Feb 1856William Bletterman Caldwell(b. 1798 - d. 1882)
27 Feb 1856 - 9 Dec 1858Francis Godschall Johnson(b. 1819 - d. 1894)
9 Dec 1858 - 1 Dec 1869William Mactavish(b. 1815 - d. 1870)

Manitoba

Dates of OfficeLieutenant Governor(Born - Died)
20 May 1870 - 9 Apr 1872The Honourable Adam George Archibald(b. 1824 - d. 1892)
9 Apr 1872 - 2 Dec 1872The Honourable Francis Godschall Johnson(b. 1819 - d. 1894)
2 Dec 1872 - 8 Oct 1877The Honourable Alexander Morris(b. 1826 - d. 1889)
8 Oct 1877 - 29 Sep 1882The Honourable Joseph Edouard Cauchon(b. 1816 - d. 1885)
29 Sep 1882 - 1 Jul 1888The Honourable James Cox Aikins(b. 1823 - d. 1929)
1 Jul 1888 - 2 Sep 1895The Honourable John Christian Schultz(b. 1840 - d. 1896)
2 Sep 1895 - 10 Oct 1900The Honourable James Colebrooke Patterson(b. 1839 - d. 1929)
10 Oct 1900 - 1 Aug 1911The Honourable Sir Daniel Hunter McMillan(b. 1846 - d. 1933)
1 Aug 1911 - 3 Aug 1916The Honourable Sir Douglas Colin Cameron(b. 1854 - d. 1921)
3 Aug 1916 - 9 Oct 1926The Honourable Sir James Albert Manning Aikins(b. 1851 - d. 1929)
9 Oct 1926 - 18 Jan 1929The Honourable Theodore Arthur Burrows(b. 1857 - d. 1929)
25 Jan 1929 - 1 Dec 1934The Honourable James Duncan MacGregor(b. 1860 - d. 1935)
1 Dec 1934 - 1 Nov 1940The Honourable William Johnstone Tupper(b. 1862 - d. 1947)
1 Nov 1940 - 1 Aug 1953The Honourable Roland Fairbairne McWilliams(b. 1874 - d. 1958)
1 Aug 1953 - 15 Jan 1960The Honourable John Stewart McDiarmid(b. 1882 - d. 1965)
15 Jan 1960 - 1 Nov 1965The Honourable Errick French Willis(b. 1896 - d. 1967)
1 Nov 1965 - 2 Sep 1970The Honourable Richard Spink Bowles(b. 1912 - d. 1988)
2 Sep 1970 - 15 Mar 1976The Honourable William John McKeag(b. 1928)
15 Mar 1976 - 23 Oct 1981The Honourable Francis Lawrence Jobin(b. 1914 - d. 1995)
23 Oct 1981 - 11 Dec 1986The Honourable Pearl McGonigal(b. 1929)
11 Dec 1986 - 5 Mar 1993The Honourable George Johnson(b. 1920 - d. 1995)
5 Mar 1993 - 2 Mar 1999The Honourable W. Yvon Dumont(b. 1951)
2 Mar 1999 - 1 Jul 2004The Honourable Peter M. Liba(b. 1940)
1 Jul 2004 - 4 Aug 2009The Honourable John Harvard(b. 1938)
4 Aug 2009 - 19 Jun 2015The Honourable Philip Lee(b. 1944)
19 Jun 2015 - The Honourable Janice Filmon

See also
Lieutenant Governors of Canada
Province of Manitoba

External Links
Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba Official Website


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