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
|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 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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