Frank Fagan

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His Honour The Honourable
Frank F. Fagan
Frank Fagan.jpg
13th Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador
Assumed office
19 March 2013
Monarch Elizabeth II
Governor General David Johnston
Premier Kathy Dunderdale
Tom Marshall
Paul Davis
Dwight Ball
Preceded by John Crosbie
Personal details
Born c. 1945 (age 71–72)[1]
Nationality Canadian
Spouse(s) Mary Patricia Fagan
Children 3
Residence St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Alma mater Memorial University of Newfoundland
Occupation Businessman, Philanthropist

Frank F. Fagan, CM ONL (born c. 1945) is the current Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador. Appointed on the Constitutional advice to Governor General of Canada David Lloyd Johnston of Prime Minister Stephen Harper on February 2, 2013, Fagan was sworn in on 19 March 2013, succeeding John Crosbie.[2] He is the viceregal representative of Queen Elizabeth II of Canada in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

A telecommunications executive with Bell Aliant, Fagan retired in 2008.[2] He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1979 and a Masters of Business Administration in 1982 from Memorial University of Newfoundland.[3]

In 2011, Fagan was made a Member of the Order of Canada "for his contributions as a volunteer, community leader and philanthropist." [4] He was invested as Chancellor of the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador upon his appointment as Lieutenant Governor.[5]

Coat of Arms[edit]

Fagan was granted the following armorial bearings in April 2015:[6]

Arms:Barry dancetty Argent and Azure a tree eradicated issuant from a rock Or

Crest: Issuant from an ancient crown Or a raven rising Sable

Supporters: Two lion-beavers Or and Azure each grasping a rod of Aesculapius Sable its serpent Or and standing on a rocky mount proper strewn with pitcher plants Or



  1. ^ "Frank Fagan to be province’s new lieutenant governor". The Telegram. February 5, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "PM announces Frank Fagan as Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador". Prime Minister's Office. 
  3. ^ "Tribute Award winners". Memorial University of Newfoundland. 
  4. ^ "Order of Canada citation". 
  5. ^ "Biographies". The Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador. Government House. Retrieved 7 May 2015. 
  6. ^ "Public Register of Arms, Flags and Badges". Governor General of Canada. Retrieved 23 October 2015.