|25th Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick
December 23, 1981 – August 14, 1987
CC, CD, KStJ, FRSC, FRHistS, DPhil, DLitt, FRHSC (hon.)
Colonel George Francis Gillman Stanley, CC, CD, KStJ, FRSC, FRHistS, DPhil, DLitt, FRHSC (hon.) (July 6, 1907 – September 13, 2002) was a Canadian historian, author, soldier, teacher, public servant, and designer of the current Canadian flag.
He was the 25th Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick In office December 23, 1981 – August 14, 1987.
WW2: He joined the military upon arriving in New Brunswick in 1936. He qualified as a lieutenant in the New Brunswick Rangers He served as an infantry training officer in Fredericton and then proceeded overseas to be an historian in the Historical Section at Canadian Army Headquarters in London. Among his numerous responsibilities were the Canadian War Artists. He became Deputy-Director of the Section and was discharged as a Lieutenant-Colonel in 1947 in Vancouver. He came out of retirement to help fight floods in the Fraser Valley in 1948 and was on the list of Reserve of Officers until 1967.
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