Robert Hodgson (judge)

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Sir Robert Hodgson
2nd Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island
In office
July 14, 1874 – July 14, 1879
Monarch Victoria
Governor General The Earl of Dufferin
Marquess of Lorne
Premier Lemuel Owen
Louis Henry Davies
William Wilfred Sullivan
Preceded by William Cleaver Francis Robinson
Succeeded by Thomas Heath Haviland
Personal details
Born (1798-09-13)September 13, 1798
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Died September 15, 1880(1880-09-15) (aged 82)
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Nationality Canadian
Fanny Macdonald (m. 1827)
Children Two sons and one daughter
Residence Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Alma mater University of King's College
Occupation Lawyer, land agent, judge
Profession Politician

Sir Robert Hodgson (1798 – 15 September 1880) was a Canadian lawyer, politician, judge, and the second Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island.

Born in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, he studied law and was called to the bars of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island in 1819.

In 1852, he was appointed Chief Justice of Prince Edward Island.

He was Lieutenant Governor from 14 July 1874 to 14 July 1879.