Walter Harold Covert

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Walter Harold Covert
16th Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia
In office
October 5, 1931 – April 7, 1937
Monarch George V
Edward VIII
George VI
Governor General The Earl of Bessborough
The Lord Tweedsmuir
Premier Gordon Sidney Harrington
Angus Lewis Macdonald
Preceded by Frank Stanfield
Succeeded by Robert Irwin
Personal details
Born (1865-09-13)September 13, 1865
Musquash, Nova Scotia
Died May 13, 1949(1949-05-13) (aged 83)
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Nationality Canadian
Political party Conservative Party
Spouse(s) Mary Jane "Minnie" Covert (née McColough)
Occupation businessman and lawyer
Profession Politician

Walter Harold Covert, (September 13, 1865-May 13, 1949), was a corporate lawyer based in Nova Scotia, influential member of the Conservative Party and served as the 16th Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia[1] from 1931 to 1937.

As well as head of a large Halifax law firm, Covert served as president of Nova Scotia Light and Power.[1]

He was the uncle and father-in-law of Frank Manning Covert.[2]

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