Lloyd MacPhail

Lloyd MacPhail
23rd Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island
In office
August 1, 1985 – August 16, 1990
MonarchElizabeth II
Governor GeneralJeanne Sauvé
Ray Hnatyshyn
PremierJames M. Lee
Joe Ghiz
Preceded byJoseph Aubin Doiron
Succeeded byMarion Reid
Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward Island
In office
July 1, 1976 – September 25, 1976
Preceded byMelvin McQuaid
Succeeded byAngus MacLean
MLA (Councillor) for 2nd Queens
In office
July 17, 1961 – August 1, 1985
Preceded byReginald Bell
Succeeded byRon MacKinley
Personal details
Robert Lloyd George MacPhail

(1920-03-22)March 22, 1920
New Haven, Prince Edward Island
DiedJuly 2, 1995(1995-07-02) (aged 75)
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Political partyPrince Edward Island Progressive Conservative Party
Spouse(s)Helen MacDougall
ChildrenJudith Anne, Lynn, Ferne, and Robert
ResidenceNew Haven, Prince Edward Island
Alma materPrince of Wales College
OccupationBusinessman, Merchant
CabinetMinister 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)

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.



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