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Clarence Wallace

Clarence Wallace
18th Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia
In office
October 1, 1950 – October 3, 1955
Monarch George VI
Elizabeth II
Governor General The Viscount Alexander of Tunis
Vincent Massey
Premier Boss Johnson
W. A. C. Bennett
Preceded by Charles Arthur Banks
Succeeded by Frank Mackenzie Ross
Personal details
Born (1893-06-22)June 22, 1893
Vancouver, British Columbia
Died November 12, 1982(1982-11-12) (aged 89)
Palm Desert, California
Nationality Canadian
Profession shipbuilder

Clarence Wallace CBE (June 22, 1893 – November 12, 1982) was a Canadian shipbuilder and the 18th Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia.

Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, he fought in World War I and was wounded at Ypres. After the war, he became the president of his father's business, Burrard Dry Dock. During World War II, he built ships for the war and was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1946. From 1950 to 1955, he was the Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia. He was also made a Knight of Grace in the Order of St. John of Jerusalem.

He died at his winter residence in Palm Desert, California in 1982.

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