Campbell Leonard Macpherson

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The Honourable
Campbell Leonard Macpherson
3rd Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland
In office
December 16, 1957 – March 1, 1963
Monarch Elizabeth II
Governor General Vincent Massey
Georges Vanier
Premier Joey Smallwood
Preceded by Leonard Outerbridge
Succeeded by Fabian O'Dea
Personal details
Born (1907-07-04)July 4, 1907
St. John's, NL
Died June 28, 1973(1973-06-28) (aged 65)
St. John's, NL

Campbell Leonard Macpherson (July 4, 1907 – June 28, 1973) businessman born St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, the third Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland.

The son of Cluny and Eleanor Macpherson, he was educated at Methodist College, St. John's, Westminster School, London and Columbia University was appointed Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador in 1957. He began his career in the family business at The Royal Stores in 1925. In 1965 he became president of that establishment upon the death of his uncle, Harold Macpherson.

Macpherson was an original member of Memorial University's Board of Regents from 1949 to 1957. He was also a member of the Board of Governors of Prince of Wales College.

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