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John Harvard (politician)

Canadian politician

John Harvard (June 4, 1938 – January 9, 2016) was a Canadian journalist and politician in Manitoba. He served as a federal Member of Parliament from 1988 to 2004, and was appointed the 23rd Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba just before Canada's federal election in 2004.[1]


John Harvard
23rd Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba
In office
June 30, 2004 – August 4, 2009
MonarchElizabeth II
Governor GeneralAdrienne Clarkson
Michaëlle Jean
PremierGary Doer
Preceded byPeter Liba
Succeeded byPhilip S. Lee
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Winnipeg—St. James
In office
November 21, 1988 – June 2, 1997
Preceded byGeorge Minaker
Succeeded byRiding abolished'
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Charleswood—Assiniboia
In office
June 2, 1997 – May 6, 2004
Preceded byRiding created
Succeeded bySteven Fletcher
Personal details
Born(1938-06-04)June 4, 1938
Glenboro, Manitoba
DiedJanuary 9, 2016(2016-01-09) (aged 77)
Political partyLiberal Party of Canada
Spouse(s)Lenore Denise Berscheid (div.)
Pat Bovey
Childrenfive
ProfessionBroadcast journalist

Harvard died in Manitoba at the age of 77.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Former lieutenant-governor and MP John Harvard dead at 77". Winnipeg Free Press. January 9, 2016. Retrieved 2016-01-10.