Marion Loretta Reid

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Marion Loretta Reid
24th Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island
In office
August 16, 1990 – August 30, 1995
Monarch Elizabeth II
Governor General Ray Hnatyshyn
Roméo LeBlanc
Premier Joe Ghiz
Catherine Callbeck
Preceded by Lloyd MacPhail
Succeeded by Gilbert Clements
Personal details
Born (1929-01-02) January 2, 1929 (age 85)
North Rustico, Prince Edward Island
Nationality Canadian
Political party Prince Edward Island Progressive Conservative Party
Spouse(s) Lea P. Reid
Children Maureen, Colleen, Kevin, Bethany, Marylea, David, Andrew, and Tracy
Residence North Rustico, Prince Edward Island
Alma mater Prince of Wales College
Occupation Teacher
Profession Politician
Religion Roman Catholic

Marion Loretta Reid, CM OPEI (born January 2, 1929) is a former Canadian politician, the first female Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island, and the 24th as well as first female, Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island

Born in North Rustico, Prince Edward Island, the daughter of Michael Doyle and Loretta Whelan, she was first elected in 1979 to the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island as the Prince Edward Island Progressive Conservative Party candidate in the district of 1st Queens. She was re-elected in 1982 and 1986. She was Deputy Speaker, Speaker and Opposition House Leader. She was Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island from 1990 to 1995.

In 1996, she was awarded the Order of Prince Edward Island and was made a Member of the Order of Canada.

Arms[edit]

Arms of Marion Loretta Reid
Marion Loretta Reid Arms.svg
Notes
The arms of Marion Loretta Reid consist of:[1]
Crest
Above a helmet mantled Vert doubled Or on a wreath Or and Vert a coronet tréflé Vert rising therefrom a demi lamb Argent unguled Gules wearing a coronet fleurdelisé Vert holding between its forelegs a staff Or flying to the sinister a banner party per pale Vert and Or and over all an open book Argent bound counterchanged charged with a cross bottony party per pale of the field the banner bordered compony Vert and Or in the fly.
Escutcheon
Or on a pale between eight anchors Vert each side two and two dexter in bend and sinister in bend sinister a representation of the mace of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Prince Edward Island Or.
Supporters
Two bloods Or crined, langued, queued and unguled Gules gorged with a collar Vert pendant therefrom a pomeis charged with a lupin blossom Or.
Compartment
A grassy meadow showing at the edge the soil of Prince Edward Island proper rising above waves of the sea Azure crested Argent.
Motto
Familia Et Ministerium

References[edit]

  1. ^ Canadian Heraldic Authority (Volume II), Ottawa, 1992