Frederick Walter Hyndman

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The Honourable
Frederick Walter Hyndman
18th Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island
In office
March 31, 1958 – August 1, 1963
Monarch Elizabeth II
Governor General Vincent Massey
Georges Vanier
Premier Alex W. Matheson
Walter R. Shaw
Preceded by Thomas William Lemuel Prowse
Succeeded by Willibald Joseph MacDonald
Personal details
Born (1904-02-13)February 13, 1904
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Died October 12, 1995(1995-10-12) (aged 91)
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Nationality Canadian
Spouse(s) Norah Cecile (m. 1934)
Children Nancy, Frederick, and John
Residence Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Alma mater Prince of Wales College
Occupation insurance company executive
Profession Politician

Frederick Walter Hyndman (February 13, 1904 – October 12, 1995[1]) was an insurance company executive and political figure on Prince Edward Island. He served as the 18th Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island from March 1958 to August 1963.

He was born in Charlottetown, the son of Walter Eardley Hyndman and Winnifred Sarah Cotton, and was educated at Prince of Wales College; in 1934, Hyndman married Norah Cecile Shannon. He served as a major during World War II. Hyndman ran unsuccessfully for a seat in the provincial assembly in the riding of 5th Queens in 1955.

He was president of Hyndman & Company Ltd (established in 1872).[2]


  1. ^ "Hansard, P.E.I. Legislative Assembly, 1996 vol 1" (PDF).  (2.70 MB)
  2. ^ "Frederick E. Hyndman". Atlantic Institute for Market Studies. Archived from the original on August 7, 2007. Retrieved 2009-06-30.