Clarence Gosse

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Clarence Lloyd Gosse
25th Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia
In office
October 1, 1973 – December 23, 1978
Monarch Elizabeth II
Governor General Roland Michener
Jules Léger
Premier Gerald Regan
John Buchanan
Preceded by Victor de Bedia Oland
Succeeded by John Elvin Shaffner
Personal details
Born (1912-10-20)October 20, 1912
Spaniard's Bay, Newfoundland
Died December 21, 1996(1996-12-21) (aged 84)

Clarence Lloyd Gosse, OC (October 20, 1912 – December 21, 1996) was a Canadian physician and the 25th Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia.

Born in Spaniard's Bay, Newfoundland, he moved to Nova Scotia when he was ten. He graduated from the medical school of Dalhousie University in 1939. During World War II, serving in the Canadian Army Medical Corps, he was a member of one of the first surgical teams in the Battle of Normandy.

After the War, in Halifax, he was a Professor of Urology at Dalhousie University and Chair of the Department of Urology at the Victoria General and Camp Hill hospitals (now the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital).

He was Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia from 1973 to 1978.

In 1982, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada.


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