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Former Lieutenant Governors of Prince Edward Island


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 complex list of leaders listed below is due to the consitutional changes to the region we now know as the Province of Prince Edward Island. On June 28, 1769, the St. John's Island separated from Nova Scotia and had governors. On February 1, 1799, it was renamed Prince Edward Island but continued to have governors. On July 1, 1873, it entered confederation as a province and began having lieutenant governors.

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Dates of OfficeGovernor(Born - Died)
14 Jul 1769 - 4 Nov 1786Walter Patterson(b. 1742 - d. 1798)
4 Nov 1786 - 10 May 1804Edmund Fanning(b. 1737 - d. 1818)
10 May 1804 - 5 Aug 1812Joseph Frederick Wallet DesBarres(b. 1722 - d. 1824)
5 Aug 1812 - 19 Apr 1824Charles Douglas Smith(b. 1761 - d. 1824)
19 Apr 1824 - 16 Mar 1831John Ready(b. 1777 - d. 1845)
16 Mar 1831 - 26 Jul 1831Sir Murray Maxwell(b. 17__ - d. 1830)
26 Jul 1831 - 1 Dec 1835Sir Aretas William Young(b. 1778 - d. 1835)
1 Dec 1835 - 30 Aug 1836George Wright(b. 1780 - d. 1842)
30 Aug 1836 - 31 Mar 1837Sir John Harvey(b. 1778 - d. 1852)
31 Mar 1837 - 2 Nov 1841Sir Charles Augustus FitzRoy(b. 1796 - d. 1858)
2 Nov 1841 - 13 Nov 1841George Wright(b. 1780 - d. 1842)
13 Nov 1841 - 1 Nov 1847Sir Henry Vere Huntley(b. 1795 - d. 1864)
9 Dec 1847 - 18 Oct 1850Sir Donald Campbell(b. 1800 - d. 1850)
18 Oct 1850 - 10 Mar 1851Ambrose Lane(b. 1772 - d. 1833)
10 Mar 1851 - 11 Jul 1854Sir Alexander Bannerman(b. 1783 - d. 1864)
11 Jul 1854 - 25 May 1859Sir Dominick Daly(b. 1798 - d. 1868)
25 May 1859 - 8 Jun 1859Charles Young(b. - d. )
8 Jun 1859 - 22 Oct 1868George Dundas(b. 1819 - d. 1880)
22 Oct 1868 - 6 Oct 1870Sir Robert Hodgson(b. 1798 - d. 1880)
6 Oct 1870 - 1 Jul 1873Sir William Cleaver Francis Robinson(b. 1834 - d. 1897)



Dates of OfficeLieutenant Governor(Born - Died)
1 Jul 1873 - 4 Jul 1874The Honourable Sir William Cleaver Francis Robinson(b. 1834 - d. 1897)
4 Jul 1874 - 10 Jul 1879The Honourable Sir Robert Hodgson(b. 1798 - d. 1880)
10 Jul 1879 - 18 Jul 1884The Honourable Thomas Heath Haviland(b. 1822 - d. 1895)
18 Jul 1884 - 2 Sep 1889The Honourable Andrew Archibald Macdonald(b. 1829 - d. 1912)
2 Sep 1889 - 14 Feb 1894The Honourable Jedediah Slason Carvell(b. 1832 - d. 1894)
21 Feb 1894 - 23 May 1899The Honourable George William Howlan(b. 1835 - d. 1901)
23 May 1899 - 3 Oct 1904The Honourable Peter Adolphus McIntyre(b. 1840 - d. 1910)
3 Oct 1904 - 1 Jun 1910The Honourable Donald Alexander MacKinnon(b. 1863 - d. 1928)
1 Jun 1910 - 3 Jun 1915The Honourable Benjamin Rogers(b. 1837 - d. 1923)
3 Jun 1915 - 16 Jul 1919The Honourable Augustine Colin Macdonald(b. 1837 - d. 1919)
2 Sep 1919 - 8 Sep 1924The Honourable Murdoch McKinnon(b. 1865 - d. 1944)
8 Sep 1924 - 19 Nov 1930The Honourable Frank Richard Heartz(b. 1871 - d. 1955)
19 Nov 1930 - 9 Dec 1933The Honourable Charles Dalton(b. 1850 - d. 1933)
28 Dec 1933 - 11 Sep 1939The Honourable George Des Brisay de Blois(b. 1887 - d. 1964)
11 Sep 1939 - 18 May 1945The Honourable Bradford William LePage(b. 1876 - d. 1964)
18 May 1945 - 4 Oct 1950The Honourable Joseph Alphonsus Bernard(b. 1881 - d. 1962)
4 Oct 1950 - 31 Mar 1958The Honourable Thomas William Lemuel Prowse(b. 1888 - d. 1973)
31 Mar 1958 - 1 Aug 1963The Honourable Frederick Walter Hyndman(b. 1904 - d. 1995)
1 Aug 1963 - 6 Oct 1969The Honourable Willibald Joseph MacDonald(b. 1897 - d. 1977)
6 Oct 1969 - 24 Oct 1974The Honourable John George MacKay(b. 1893 - d. 1974)
24 Oct 1974 - 14 Jan 1980The Honourable Gordon Lockhart Bennett(b. 1912 - d. 2000)
14 Jan 1980 - 1 Aug 1985The Honourable Joseph Aubin Doiron(b. 1922 - d. 1995)
1 Aug 1985 - 16 Aug 1990The Honourable Robert Lloyd George MacPhail(b. 1920 - d. 1995)
16 Aug 1990 - 30 Aug 1995The Honourable Marion Loretta Reid(b. 1929)
30 Aug 1995 - 28 May 2001The Honourable Gilbert Ralph Clements(b. 1928)
28 May 2001 - 31 Jul 2006The Honourable Joseph Gérard Léonce Bernard(b. 1943)
31 Jul 2006 - 15 Aug 2011The Honourable Barbara Oliver Hagerman(b. 1945)
15 Aug 2011 - The Honourable H. Frank Lewis

See also
Lieutenant Governors of Canada
Province of Prince Edward Island

External Links
Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island Official Website


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