Arthur Maxwell House
|Arthur Maxwell House|
|10th Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador|
February 5, 1997 – November 1, 2002
|Preceded by||Frederick Russell|
|Succeeded by||Edward Roberts|
August 10, 1926|
October 17, 2013 87) (aged|
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
|Awards||Order of Canada|
Born in Glovertown, he graduated from medical school at Dalhousie University in 1952. He then specialized in neurology, at the Montreal Neurological Institute, becoming the only neurologist, in 1959, in the province until 1966.
He helped create the medical school at Memorial University of Newfoundland and worked thirty years there as a professor of neurology and held several administrative position. He retired in 1993.
In 1997, he was appointed Lieutenant-Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador.
In 1989, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada and was promoted to Officer in 2005.