Office of the Lieutenant Governor New Brunswick
 

Lieutenant-Governors of New Brunswick

Pre-Confederation

1. Colonel Thomas Carleton (1735-1817) Born in Ireland. Appointed 20 May 1786 at age 51 until his death in England 2 February 1817.

2. Major General George Stracey Smyth (1767-1823) Born in England. Appointed 1 July 1817 at age 50 until his death in Government House on 27 March 1823.

3. Sir Howard Douglas (1776-1861) Born in England. Appointed 28 August 1824 at age 47 until 8 September 1831.

4. Major General Sir Archibald Campbell (1769-1843) Born in England. Appointed 9 September 1831 at age 62 until 1 May 1837.

5. Sir John Harvey (1778-1852) Born in England. Appointed 1 May 1837 at age 59 until 26 April 1841.

6. Sir William MacBean George Colebrooke (1787-1870) Born in England. Appointed 27 April 1841 at age 54 until 11 April 1848.

7. Sir Edmund Walker Head (1805-1868) Born in England. Appointed 11 April 1848 at age 43 until 28 September 1854.

8. Sir John Henry Thomas Manners-Sutton (1814-1877) Born in England. Appointed 7 October 1854 at age 40 until 26 October 1861.

9. Sir Arthur Hamilton Gordon (1829-1912) Born in England. Appointed 26 October 1861 at age 32 until 30 September 1866.


Post-Confederation


1. Major General Sir Charles Hastings Doyle (1804-1883) Born in England. Appointed 1 July 1867 at age 63 until 18 October 1867.

2. Colonel Francis Pym Harding (1821-1875) Born in England. Appointed 18 October 1867 at age 46 until 22 July 1868.


3. The Hon. Lemuel Allan Wilmot (1821-1875) Born in Sunbury County, New Brunswick. Appointed 23 July 1868 at age 57 until 15 November 1873.


4. Sir Samuel Leonard Tilley (1818-1896) Born in Gagetown, New Brunswick. Appointed 15 November 1873 at age 55 until 11 July 1878.


5. The Hon. Edward Barron Chandler (1800-1880) Born in Amherst, Nova Scotia. Appointed 16 July 1878 at age 78 until his death in Government House 6 February 1880.


6. The Hon. Robert Duncan Wilmot (1809-1891) Born in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Appointed 11 February 1880 at age 71 until 11 November 1885.


7. Sir Samuel Leonard Tilley (1818-1896) Born in Gagetown, New Brunswick. Re-appointed 31 October 1885 at age 67 until 21 September 1893.


8. The Hon. John Boyd (1826-1893) Born in Ireland. Appointed 21 September 1893 at age 68 until his death (in office) 4 December 1893.


9. The Hon. John James Fraser (1829-1896) Born in Beaubears Island, New Brunswick. Appointed 20 December 1893 at age 64 until his death (in office) in Genoa, Italy 24 November 1896.


10. The Hon. Abner Reid McClelan (1831-1917) Born at Hopewell, New Brunswick. Appointed 9 December 1896 at age 65 until 21 January 1902.


11. The Hon. Jabez Bunting Snowball (1837-1907) Born in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. Appointed 28 January 1902 at age 65 until his death (in office) 24 February 1907.


12. The Hon. Lemuel John Tweedie (1849-1917) Born in Chatham, New Brunswick. Appointed 5 March 1907 at age 58 until 6 March 1912.


13. The Hon. Josiah Wood (1843-1927) Born in Sackville, New Brunswick. Appointed 6 March 1912 at age 69 until 29 June 1917.


14. The Hon. Gilbert White Ganong (1851-1917) Born in Springfield, New Brunswick. Appointed 29 June 1917 at age 66 until his death (in office) 31 October 1917.


15. The Hon. William Pugsley (1850-1925) Born in Sussex, New Brunswick. Appointed 6 November 1917 at age 67 until 28 February 1923.


16. The Hon. William Frederic Todd (1854-1935) Born in St. Stephen, New Brunswick. Appointed 28 February 1923 at age 69 until 28 December 1928.


17. Major General the Hon. Hugh Havelock McLean (1854-1938) Born in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Appointed 28 December 1928 at age 66 until 31 January 1935.


18. Colonel the Hon. Murray MacLaren (1861-1942) Born in Richibucto, New Brunswick. Appointed 8 February 1935 at age 74 until 5 March 1940.

19. The Hon. William George Clark (1865-1948) Born in Queensbury, New Brunswick. Appointed 5 March 1940 at age 75 until 1 November 1945.


20. The Hon. David Laurence MacLaren (1893-1960) Born in Saint John, New Brunswick. Appointed 1 November 1945 at age 52 until 5 June 1958.


21. The Hon. Joseph Leonard O'Brien (1895-1973) Born in South Nelson, New Brunswick. Appointed 22 May 1958 at age 63 until 9 June 1965.


22. The Hon. John Babbit McNair (1889-1968) Born in Andover, New Brunswick. Appointed 9 June 1965 at age 76 until 31 January 1968.

23. The Hon. Wallace Samuel Bird (1917-1971) Born in Marysville, New Brunswick. Appointed 1 February 1968 at age 51 until his death (in office) 2 October 1971.


24. The Hon. Hédard Joseph Robichaud (1911-1999). Born in Shippagan, New Brunswick. Appointed 8 October 1971 at age 60 until 12 November 1981.


25. The Hon. George Francis Gillman Stanley (1907-2002) Born in Calgary, Alberta. Appointed 23 December 1981 at age 74 until 20 August 1987.


26. The Hon. Gilbert Finn (1920-) Born in Inkerman, New Brunswick. Appointed 14 August 1987 at age 66 until 21 June 1994.


27. The Hon. Margaret Norrie McCain (1934-) Born in Amos, Quebec. Appointed 21 June 1994 at age 60 until 18 April 1997.


28. The Hon. Marilyn Trenholme Counsell (1933-) Born in Baie Verte, New Brunswick. Appointed 18 April 1997 at age 63 until 26 Aug. 2003.

29. The Hon. Herménégilde Chiasson (1946 - ). Born in Saint-Simon, New Brunswick. Appointed on Aug. 26, 2003 at age 57.

 


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