List of lieutenant governors of New Brunswick

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The following is a list of the Lieutenant Governors of New Brunswick. Though the present day office of the lieutenant governor in New Brunswick came into being only upon the province's entry into Canadian Confederation in 1867, the post is a continuation from the first governorship of New Brunswick in 1786.

Lieutenant Governors of New Brunswick, 1786-1867[edit]

# Image Name Governor from Governor until
Governors under George III (1786–1820):
1. Crest of the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick.svg Thomas Carleton 20 May 1786
Crest of the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick.svg Gabriel George Ludlow (acting Governor) 5 October 1805 12 February 1808
Crest of the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick.svg Edward Winslow (acting Governor) 20 February 1808 24 May 1808
Crest of the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick.svg Martin Hunter GCH (acting Governor) 24 May 1808 17 December 1808
Crest of the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick.svg George Johnstone (acting Governor) 17 December 1808 28 April 1809
Crest of the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick.svg Martin Hunter GCH (acting Governor, second time) 28 April 1809 10 September 1811
Crest of the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick.svg William Balfour (acting Governor) 10 September 1811 14 November 1811
Crest of the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick.svg Martin Hunter GCH (acting Governor, third time) 14 November 1811 15 June 1812
Crest of the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick.svg George Stracey Smyth (acting Governor) 15 June 1812 17 August 1813
Crest of the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick.svg Sir Thomas Saumarez (acting Governor) 17 August 1813 14 August 1814
Crest of the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick.svg George Stracey Smyth (acting Governor) 14 August 1814 25 June 1816
Crest of the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick.svg Harris W. Hailes (acting Governor) 25 June 1816 30 June 1817
1. Crest of the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick.svg cont... 1 July 1817
2. Crest of the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick.svg George Stracey Smyth 1 July 1817
Governors under George IV (1820–1830):
2. Crest of the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick.svg cont... 27 March 1823
3. Sir Howard Douglas.JPG Howard Douglas Bt FRS 28 August 1824
Governors under William IV (1830–1837):
3. Sir Howard Douglas.JPG cont... 8 September 1831
4. Sir Archibald Campbell.jpeg Sir Archibald Campbell Bt GCB 9 September 1831 1 May 1837
5. John Harvey.jpg Sir John Harvey KCH 1 May 1837
Governors under Queen Victoria (1837–1867):
5. John Harvey.jpg cont... 26 April 1841
6. Crest of the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick.svg Sir William MacBean George Colebrooke 27 April 1841 11 April 1848
7. Edmund Walker Head.jpg Sir Edmund Walker Head Bt KCB 11 April 1848 28 September 1854
8. 3rdViscountCanterbury.jpg John Manners-Sutton 7 October 1854 26 October 1861
9. Sir Arthur Hamilton Gordon.jpg Arthur Charles Hamilton-Gordon 26 October 1861 30 September 1866

Lieutenant Governors of New Brunswick, 1867-present[edit]

# Image Name Governor from Governor until
Governors under Queen Victoria (1867–1901):
10. Charles Hastings Doyle.jpg Charles Hastings Doyle 1 July 1867 18 October 1867
11. Crest of the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick.svg Francis Pym Harding CB 18 October 1867 22 July 1868
12. Crest of the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick.svg Lemuel Allan Wilmot 23 July 1868 15 November 1873
13. Samuel Leonard Tilley 1864.jpg Sir Samuel Leonard Tilley PC KCMG 15 November 1873 11 July 1878
14. Edward Barron Chandler.jpg Edward Barron Chandler 16 July 1878 6 February 1880
15. Robert Duncan Wilmot.jpg Robert Duncan Wilmot PC 11 February 1880 11 November 1885
13. Samuel Leonard Tilley 1864.jpg Sir Samuel Leonard Tilley (second time) PC KCMG 11 November 1885 21 September 1893
16. JohnBoyd23.jpg John Boyd 21 September 1893 4 December 1893
17. John James Fraser.png John James Fraser 20 December 1893 24 November 1896
18. Abner Reid McClelan.jpg Abner Reid McClelan 9 December 1896
Governors under Edward VII (1901–1910):
18. Abner Reid McClelan.jpg cont... 21 January 1902
19. JabezBuntingSnowball23.jpg Jabez Bunting Snowball 28 January 1902 24 February 1907
20. Lemuel John Tweedie.jpg Lemuel John Tweedie 5 March 1907
Governors under George V (1910–1936):
20. Lemuel John Tweedie.jpg cont... 6 March 1912
21. Josiah Wood.jpg Josiah Wood 6 March 1912 29 June 1917
22. Gilbert White Ganong.jpg Gilbert Ganong 29 June 1917 31 October 1917
23. William Pugsley.jpg William Pugsley PC QC 6 November 1917 28 February 1923
24. Lieutenant Governors of Canada in 1925.jpg William Frederick Todd 28 February 1923 28 December 1928
25. Crest of the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick.svg Hugh Havelock McLean 28 December 1928 31 January 1935
26. Crest of the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick.svg Murray MacLaren 8 February 1935
Governors under Edward VIII (1936):
26. Crest of the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick.svg cont...
Governors under George VI (1936–1952):
26. Crest of the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick.svg cont... 5 March 1940
27. Crest of the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick.svg William George Clark 5 March 1940 1 November 1945
28. Crest of the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick.svg David Laurence MacLaren 1 November 1945
Governors under Elizabeth II (1952 – present):
28. Crest of the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick.svg cont... 5 June 1958
29. Crest of the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick.svg Joseph Leonard O'Brien 22 May 1958 9 June 1965
30. Queen Elizabeth II walks with Premier of New Brunswick John B. McNair 1951.jpg ρ John B. McNair CC 9 June 1965 31 January 1968
31. Crest of the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick.svg Wallace Samuel Bird 1 February 1968 2 October 1971
32. Crest of the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick.svg Hédard Robichaud PC OC 8 October 1971 23 December 1981
33. Ruth & George Stanley.jpg George F.G. Stanley CC CD FRSC FRHistS FRHSC(hon) 23 December 1981 20 August 1987
34.[ 1] Crest of the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick.svg Gilbert Finn OC 20 August 1987 21 June 1994
35. Crest of the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick.svg Margaret McCain OC ONB 21 June 1994 18 April 1997
36. Crest of the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick.svg Marilyn Trenholme Counsell ONB 18 April 1997 26 August 2003
37. Chiasson Hermenegilde c3.jpg Herménégilde Chiasson ONB 26 August 2003 30 September 2009
38. Crest of the Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick.svg Graydon Nicholas ONB 30 September 2009
  1. ^ Colour denotes living former lieutenant governors

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