Thomas William Lemuel Prowse

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The Honourable
T. William L. Prowse
17th Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island
In office
October 4, 1950 – March 31, 1958
Monarch George VI
Elizabeth II
Governor General The Viscount Alexander of Tunis
Vincent Massey
Premier J. Walter Jones
Alex W. Matheson
Preceded by Joseph Alphonsus Bernard
Succeeded by Frederick Walter Hyndman
MLA (Assemblyman) for 5th Queens
In office
July 23, 1935 – May 18, 1939
Preceded by W. Allen Stewart
Succeeded by W. F. Alan Stewart
In office
September 15, 1943 – December 11, 1947
Preceded by W. F. Alan Stewart
Succeeded by David L. Matheson
26th Mayor of Charlottetown
In office
1930–1932
Preceded by Ira J. Yeo
Succeeded by William S. Stewart
Personal details
Born (1888-08-31)August 31, 1888
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Died November 2, 1973(1973-11-02) (aged 85)
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Nationality Canadian
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) Annie Martyn (m. 1913)
Relations Lemuel Ezra Prowse (father)
Children Lemuel E., Doris H., Margaret F., and Fairlie C.
Residence Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Alma mater Sydney Academy
Prince of Wales College
Occupation businessman
Profession Politician
Cabinet Minister without Portfolio (1935-1939)(1943-1947)

Thomas William Lemuel Prowse (August 31, 1888 – November 2, 1973) was a businessman and was the 17th Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island from 1950 to 1958.

The son of Lemuel Ezra Prowse and Frances J. Stanley, he was born and educated in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

He was proprietor and president of Prowse Brothers Ltd. in Charlottetown. Active in local politics, he was a councillor on Charlottetown City Council for eight years and served as the 26th mayor from 1930 to 1932.

A Liberal, he was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island representing the Charlottetown Common and Royalty District in Queens County, first in the 1935 general election and again in 1943. In 1950 he was appointed lieutenant governor of the island and served for eight years.

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