Alan Abraham

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The Honourable
Alan Rockwell Abraham
27th Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia
In office
February 1, 1984 – February 20, 1989
Monarch Elizabeth II
Governor General Edward Schreyer
Jeanne Sauvé
Premier John Buchanan
Preceded by John Elvin Shaffner
Succeeded by Lloyd Crouse
Personal details
Born (1931-02-01) February 1, 1931 (age 86)
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Alan Rockwell Abraham, CM ONS CD (born February 1, 1931) was the 27th Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia.

Abraham, an engineering graduate from Saint Mary's University[1] was involved in federal politics and helped with the organization of Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau's tours of the Maritimes. In 1983, Governor General Edward Schreyer, on the advice of Prime Minister Trudeau, appointed Abraham Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, the youngest in the province's history.[1]

In 1996, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada.[2] He received the Order of Nova Scotia when it was established in 2002.[1][3]


  1. ^ a b c "Hon. Alan Rockwell Abraham - Doctor of Civil Law". Saint Mary's University. Retrieved 3 June 2016. 
  2. ^ "Order of Canada Citation". Retrieved 21 September 2010. 
  3. ^ "History of Lieutenant Governors of the Province of Nova Scotia". Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia. Retrieved 3 June 2016.