Marion Reid

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Marion Loretta Reid
24th Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island
In office
August 16, 1990 – August 30, 1995
Monarch Elizabeth II
Governor General Ray Hnatyshyn
Roméo LeBlanc
Premier Joe Ghiz
Catherine Callbeck
Preceded by Lloyd MacPhail
Succeeded by Gilbert Clements
MLA (Assemblyman) for 1st Queens
In office
April 23, 1979 – May 29, 1989
Preceded by Jean Canfield
Succeeded by Marion Murphy
Personal details
Born (1929-01-02) January 2, 1929 (age 88)
North Rustico, Prince Edward Island
Nationality Canadian
Political party Prince Edward Island Progressive Conservative Party
Spouse(s) Lea P. Reid
Children Maureen, Colleen, Kevin, Bethany, Marylea, David, Andrew, and Tracy
Residence North Rustico, Prince Edward Island
Alma mater Prince of Wales College
Occupation Teacher
Profession Politician
Religion Roman Catholic

Marion Loretta Reid, CM OPEI (born January 2, 1929) is a former Canadian politician, the first female Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island, and the 24th as well as first female, Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island

Born in North Rustico, Prince Edward Island, the daughter of Michael Doyle and Loretta Whelan, she was first elected in 1979 to the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island as the Prince Edward Island Progressive Conservative Party candidate in the district of 1st Queens. She was re-elected in 1982 and 1986. She was Deputy Speaker, Speaker and Opposition House Leader. She was Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island from 1990 to 1995.

In 1996, she was awarded the Order of Prince Edward Island and was made a Member of the Order of Canada.

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  1. ^ Canadian Heraldic Authority (Volume II), Ottawa, 1992