Lloyd MacPhail

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Lloyd MacPhail
23rd Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island
In office
August 1, 1985 – August 16, 1990
Monarch Elizabeth II
Governor General Jeanne Sauvé
Ray Hnatyshyn
Premier James M. Lee
Joe Ghiz
Preceded by Joseph Aubin Doiron
Succeeded by Marion Loretta Reid
Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward Island
In office
July 1, 1976 – September 25, 1976
Preceded by Melvin McQuaid
Succeeded by Angus MacLean
MLA (Councillor) for 2nd Queens
In office
July 17, 1961 – August 1, 1985
Preceded by Reginald Bell
Succeeded by Ron MacKinley
Personal details
Born Robert Lloyd George MacPhail
(1920-03-22)March 22, 1920
New Haven, Prince Edward Island
Died July 2, 1995(1995-07-02) (aged 75)
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Nationality Canadian
Political party Prince Edward Island Progressive Conservative Party
Spouse(s) Helen MacDougall
Children Judith Anne, Lynn, Ferne, and Robert
Residence New Haven, Prince Edward Island
Alma mater Prince of Wales College
Occupation Businessman, Merchant
Profession Politician
Cabinet Minister of Industry (1961-1962)
Minister of Natural Resources (1962-1965)
Minister of Tourism and Development (1965-1966)
Minister of Finance (1979-1985)
Chairman of the Treasury (1979-1985)
Minister of Development (1979-1980)
Minister responsible for Tourism (1982-1985)
Religion Baptist

Robert Lloyd George MacPhail, CM (March 22, 1920 – July 2, 1995) was a Canadian politician and the 23rd Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island.

Born in New Haven, Prince Edward Island, the son of Robert Archibald MacPhail and Catherine C. MacLean, he was first elected in a 1961 by-election to the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island as the Prince Edward Island Progressive Conservative Party candidate in the district of 2nd Queens. He was re-elected in 1962, 1966, 1970, 1974, 1978, 1979 and 1982. He held many cabinet positions including: Minister of Industry and Natural Resources and of Tourism Development (1965–1966), Minister of Finance (1979–1981), Chairman of the Treasury Board (1979–1981), and Minister of Development (1979–1980). He was Lieutenant Governor from 1985 to 1990.

In 1994, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada.


Arms of Lloyd MacPhail
Lloyd MacPhail Arms.svg
The arms of Lloyd MacPhail consist of:[1]
Above a helmet mantled Azure doubled Or on a wreath Or and Azure rising from a coronet of oak leaves Vert set on a rim Argent a demi lion Argent langued and armed Azure holding in its dexter forepaw a cross crosslet fitchee Gules.
Or a lymphad under full sail Azure the sail charged with an oak tree Argent the oars and pennons Gules.
Dexter a race horse Or gorged with a silk collar Azure pendant therefrom a chaplet of potato flowers Gules and sinister a fox gules with underpertions tail tip and ear linings Or gorged with a coronet composed alternately of cross crosslets and thistle flowers Argent.
A grassy meadow divided by a pale Azure fimbriated Argent on either side an oak sapling sprouting bearing a chickadee bird proper.
Ex Viribus Familiae Ministerium Civitati


  1. ^ Canadian Heraldic Authority (Volume I), Ottawa, 1989