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Order of PEI Chancellor

The Honourable H. Frank Lewis
Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island


The Honourable  H. Frank Lewis, Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward IslandH. Frank Lewis is a life-long resident of York, Prince Edward Island, where many of his ancestors settled, some as early as 1812. Mr. Lewis had a lengthy career in business including several successful entrepreneurial ventures, notably in tourism, and is most widely known as a broadcasting industry executive with a career that began in 1966.From the early days of his working life in Charlottetown, Mr. Lewis has been actively engaged with business and community organizations as a volunteer, leader and mentor. Many organizations have recognized him for his leadership, commitment and contributions. His awards include induction into the Canadian Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame in 2006 and the Junior Achievement of Prince Edward Island Business Hall of Fame in 2010.In fulfilling his duties as Lieutenant Governor, Mr. Lewis will continue to reach out to the business community and non-profit organizations across Prince Edward Island to acknowledge their contributions to a prosperous and caring society.

The Honourable H. Frank Lewis was sworn in as Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island and invested as a member of the Order of P.E.I., for which he serves as Chancellor, in a special ceremony on August 15, 2011. He is the 41st Lieutenant Governor since the colony of PEI was established and the 28th since Confederation.

His Honour is married to Dorothy (Millar) for they have five children, 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Former Chancellors of the Order

Note: A Lieutenant Governor appointed to the Province of Prince Edward Island is an automatic recipient of the Order of Prince Edward Island.

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