Frank Lynch

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Francis Charles Lynch-Staunton, AOE (March 8 1905 – September 25 1990) (also known as Frank Lynch-Staunton) was the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta from 1979 to 1985.

Born in Pincher Creek, Alberta, the son of Richard Lynch-Staunton and Isabelle Mary Wilson, he attended Western Canadian College in Calgary from 1919 to 1922. From 1923 to 1927, he studied engineering at the University of Alberta.

He published his autobiography, Greener Pastures: The Memoirs of F. Lynch-Staunton, in 1987.

In 1929, he married Monica Adam. They had three children: Betty Lowe, Marina Field, and Hugh. After her death in 1976, he married Muriel B. Shaw in 1983.

Frank C. Lynch-Staunton died in Edmonton after suffering a stroke in 1990, aged 85.


  • "Frank Lynch-Staunton Ex-lieutenant-governor hailed as 'real Albertan'", The Globe and Mail, September 27, 1990. 

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Government offices
Preceded by
Ralph G. Steinhauer
Lieutenant Governor of Alberta
Succeeded by
Helen Hunley


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