Robert Gordon Rogers

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The Honourable
Robert Gordon Rogers
24th Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia
In office
15 July 1983 – 9 September 1988
Monarch Elizabeth II
Governor General Edward Schreyer
Jeanne Sauvé
Premier Bill Bennett
Bill Vander Zalm
Preceded by Henry Pybus Bell-Irving
Succeeded by David Lam
Personal details
Born (1919-08-19)August 19, 1919
Montreal, Quebec
Died May 21, 2010(2010-05-21) (aged 90)
Victoria, British Columbia
Nationality Canadian

Robert Gordon Rogers, OC OBC (August 19, 1919 – May 21, 2010), commonly known as Bob Rogers, was the 24th Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia from 1983 to 1988.[1]

Born in Montreal, he was a graduate of the University of Toronto Schools, the University of Toronto, and the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston.[1] During the Second World War, he served with the 1st Hussars of the Royal Canadian Armoured Corps, landing on Juno Beach on D-Day in 1944.[2]

From 1991 to 1996, he served as Chancellor of the University of Victoria.[1]

In 1989, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada.[3] In 1990, he was awarded the Order of British Columbia.[4]

Rogers died on May 21, 2010.[5]


Order of precedence
Preceded by
Lance Finch, Chief Justice of British Columbia
Order of precedence in British Columbia
as of 2008
Succeeded by
David Lam