Frederick Russell


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Frederick William Russell, OC, K.St.J, CD, LL.D (September 10, 1923 - June 20, 2001) was a Canadian businessman and the ninth Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland. 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. In 1979, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada and was promoted to Officer in 1999. Russell, Don Johnson, and Geoff Carnell collaborated in the effort to get permission to use the royal designation for the Royal St. John's Regatta in 1993.

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The Altrincham works of Russell Newberry & Co. Ltd occupied this site 1909-1949. Founded by Frederick Russell & William Newberry pioneer designers, manufacturers and patentees of innovative and proficient generator sets and marine diesel engines

Travis Perkins, Altrincham, United Kingdom where they worked