Frederick Francis Mathers

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Frederick Francis Mathers
18th Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia
In office
May 31, 1940 – November 17, 1942
Monarch George V
Governor General The Earl of Athlone
Premier Angus Lewis Macdonald
A. S. MacMillan
Preceded by Robert Irwin
Succeeded by Henry Ernest Kendall
Personal details
Born (1871-10-17)October 17, 1871
Saint John, New Brunswick
Died June 29, 1947(1947-06-29) (aged 75)
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Nationality Canadian
Spouse(s) Margaret Ethel Bligh (m. 1899)
Alma mater Dalhousie Law School
Harvard Law School
Occupation Lawyer
Profession Politician, Soldier

Frederick Francis Mathers (October 17, 1871[1]-June 29, 1947) was the 18th Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia from May 31, 1940 to November 17, 1942.[2]

He was born in Saint John, New Brunswick, the son of Isaac Henry Mathers and Kathleen McDonnell, and was educated in Halifax, at Dalhousie Law School and Harvard Law School. In 1899, Mathers married Margaret Ethel Bligh. He was deputy provincial secretary from 1902 to 1918 and deputy attorney general from 1918 to 1940.[1] He served in the "Scottish Rifles" Company in the First World War and as Honorary Colonel of the Rifles from 1942 until 1947.[3]

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