Arms & Badges - Arms of Past and Present Lieutenant Governors of Alberta
|Armorial of those Provincial Lieutenant Governors of Alberta who bore lawfully Granted Arms from the Canadian Heraldic Authority|
Coat of Arms of the province of Alberta
|Click on the arms presented below to view a larger image of the same and its blazon if available. Click on their name to view their biographies.|
|Col (Ret'd) The Honourable Donald S. Ethell, OC, OMM, AOE, MSC, CD, LLD
His Honour, Col. (Ret’d) the Honourable Donald S. Ethell was installed as the 17th Lieutenant Governor of Alberta on May 11, 2010. His Vice Regal duties came following a long and distinguished career in the Canadian Armed Forces.
|The Hon. Norman L. Kwong, CM, AOE, KStJ
The Honourable Norman L. Kwong of Calgary was installed as Alberta’s 16th Lieutenant Governor on January 20th, 2005. He is the first person of Chinese heritage to serve as Lieutenant Governor in Alberta.
|2005 - 2010|
|The Hon. Lois Hole, CM, AOE
On December 9th, 1999, Prime Minister Jean Chretien, appointed successful businesswoman, best selling author, education advocate and community supporter, Lois Elsa Hole as Alberta's 15th Lieutenant Governor. She is the second woman in Alberta's history to serve as Lieutenant Governor.
|2000 - 2005|
|The Hon. Horace Andrew "Bud" Olson
The Hon. Horace Andrew Olson was installed as Alberta's 14th Lieutenant Governor on April 17th, 1996. He received an Honourary Doctorate of Laws from the University of Alberta in November, 1996. Recreational interests included hunting and fishing. He had a special interest in ranching.
|1996 - 2000|
|The Hon. Gordon Towers
On the advice of Prime Minister M. Brian Mulroney, T. Gordon Towers was appointed Lieutenant Governor of Alberta effective March 11, 1991. This appointment was made by Ramon J. Hnatyshyn, Governor General of Canada. (d. 1999)
|1991 - 1996|
|The Hon. Wilma Helen Hunley, OC
The Honourable W. Helen Hunley has the distinction of being the first woman to be appointed Lieutenant Governor of Alberta. W. Helen Hunley is a Dame of Grace of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (1985) and she received an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Alberta (1985).
|1985 - 1991|