Gordon Lockhart Bennett
|Gordon Lockhart Bennett|
|21st Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island|
|Preceded by||John George MacKay|
|Succeeded by||Joseph Aubin Doiron|
October 10, 1912|
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
|Died||February 11, 2000(aged 87)|
Born in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, he received a Bachelor of Science in 1937 and a Master of Science in Chemistry in 1947 from Acadia University. He started to teach in a school and joined the faculty of the department of Chemistry at Prince of Wales College in 1939.
In 1966, he was elected as a Liberal candidate as a representative of 5th Queens. He was re-elected in 1970 and 1974. From 1966 to 1974, he held ministerial positions in the government of Premier Alex Campbell including President of the Executive Council, Minister of Education, Minister of Justice, Provincial Secretary and Chairman of Provincial Centennial Commission.
He was Lieutenant Governor from October 24, 1974 to January 14, 1980.
He was inducted into Canadian Curling Hall of Fame as a builder.