Frank Richard Heartz

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The Honourable
Frank Richard Heartz
Lieutenant Governors of Canada in 1925.jpg
Frank Richard Heartz, standing second from right.
12th Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island
In office
September 8, 1924 – November 29, 1930
MonarchGeorge V
Governor GeneralThe Viscount Byng of Vimy
The Viscount Willingdon
PremierJames D. Stewart
Albert C. Saunders
Walter Lea
Preceded byMurdock MacKinnon
Succeeded byCharles Dalton
Personal details
Born(1871-01-07)January 7, 1871
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
DiedAugust 27, 1955(1955-08-27) (aged 84)
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
NationalityCanadian
Political partyLiberal
Spouse(s)
Bessie Matthew (m. 1895)
ChildrenFrances Ruth
ResidenceCharlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Alma materPrince of Wales College
Upper Canada College
Occupationbusinessman and farmer
ProfessionPolitician

Frank Richard Heartz (January 7, 1871 – August 27, 1955) was a Canadian politician who served as the 12th Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island.

He was born in 1871 in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, the son of Benjamin Heartz and Henrietta Davison. He was educated in local public schools, followed by Prince of Wales College and Upper Canada College.

He married Bessie Matthew of Souris on September 25, 1895.

In his political career, Heartz ran for the 1st Kings District in the Provincial Legislative Assembly in 1909 but was defeated. Heartz was appointed Lieutenant-Governor of Prince Edward Island on September 8, 1924 and served until November 19, 1930. He died in Charlottetown.