Frederick William Russell
|9th Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland|
November 5, 1991 – February 5, 1997
|Preceded by||James McGrath|
|Succeeded by||Arthur Maxwell House|
September 10, 1923|
St. John's, Newfoundland
June 20, 2001 77) (aged|
|Spouse(s)||Margret Miriam (Cross)|
Born in St. John's, he studied at Dalhousie University and the Atlantic School for Advanced Business Administration. He was a fighter pilot with the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II in which he flew the de Havilland Mosquito. He was president of Blue Peter Steamships.
He was a member of the Newfoundland Labour Relations Board for over 35 years.
He was a founding member of the Royal Canadian Air Cadets in St. John's.
From 1991 to 1997, he was the lieutenant-governor of Newfoundland and Labrador.
In 1979, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada and was promoted to Officer in 1999.