| The Honourable |
T. William L. Prowse
|17th Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island|
October 4, 1950 –March 31, 1958
|Monarch|| George VI |
|Governor General|| The Viscount Alexander of Tunis |
|Premier|| J. Walter Jones |
Alex W. Matheson
|Preceded by||Joseph Alphonsus Bernard|
|Succeeded by||Frederick Walter Hyndman|
|MLA (Assemblyman) for 5th Queens|
July 23, 1935 –May 18, 1939
|Preceded by||W. Allen Stewart|
|Succeeded by||W. F. Alan Stewart|
September 15, 1943 –December 11, 1947
|Preceded by||W. F. Alan Stewart|
|Succeeded by||David L. Matheson|
|26th Mayor of Charlottetown|
|Preceded by||Ira J. Yeo|
|Succeeded by||William S. Stewart|
|Born||August 31, 1888|
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
|Died|| November 2, 1973 85) (aged|
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
|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
|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 Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island is the viceregal representative in Prince Edward Island of the Canadian monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, who operates distinctly within the province but is also shared equally with the ten other jurisdictions of Canada, as well as the other Commonwealth realms and any subdivisions thereof, and resides predominantly in her oldest realm, the United Kingdom. The Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island is appointed in the same manner as the other provincial viceroys in Canada and is similarly tasked with carrying out most of the monarch's constitutional and ceremonial duties.
The son of Lemuel Ezra Prowse and Frances J. Stanley, he was born and educated in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.
Lemuel Ezra Prowse was a merchant and political figure in Prince Edward Island. He represented 5th Queens in the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island from 1893 to 1900 as a Liberal member and represented Queen's in the House of Commons of Canada from 1908 to 1911 as a Liberal.
Charlottetown is the capital and largest city of the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island, and the county seat of Queens County. Named after Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, queen consort of King George III of the United Kingdom, Charlottetown was originally an unincorporated town that incorporated as a city in 1855.
Prince Edward Island is a province of Canada consisting of the Atlantic island of the same name along with several much smaller islands nearby. Prince Edward Island is one of the three Maritime Provinces and is the smallest province in both land area and population, but the most densely populated. It is part of the traditional lands of the Mi'kmaq, and became a British colony in the 1700s and was federated into Canada as a province in 1873. Its capital is Charlottetown. According to the 2016 census, the province of Prince Edward Island has 142,907 residents.
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.
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