Ewart John Arlington Harnum

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The Honourable
Ewart John Arlington Harnum
5th Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland
In office
April 2, 1969 – July 2, 1974
Monarch Elizabeth II
Governor General Roland Michener
Jules Léger
Premier Joey Smallwood
Frank Moores
Preceded by Fabian O'Dea
Succeeded by Gordon Arnaud Winter
Personal details
Born (1910-10-13)October 13, 1910
Sound Island, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland
Died February 29, 1996(1996-02-29) (aged 85)
St. John's, Newfoundland

Ewart John Arlington Harnum (October 13, 1910 – February 29, 1996) was a Canadian businessman and the fifth Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland from 1969-1974.

Born on Sound Island in Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, Harnum was educated at Bishop Feild College, St. John's. His business background was in insurance, as he worked for Dale and Company Limited, followed by Bowring Insurance, Mutual Life Insurance of Canada and finally W.U. Knowling Insurance Limited. Harnum then established his own business, Harnum Insurance Agencies.

Harnum was very active in the community and served on many boards. Following is a list of his many accomplishments:

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