William Frederick Todd

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William Frederick Todd
Lieutenant Governors of Canada in 1925.jpg
William Frederick Todd, seated far right.
16th Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick
In office
February 28, 1923 – December 28, 1928
Monarch George V
Governor General The Viscount Byng of Vimy
The Viscount Willingdon
Premier Peter J. Veniot
John B. M. Baxter
Preceded by William Pugsley
Succeeded by Hugh Havelock McLean
Personal details
Born (1854-05-02)May 2, 1854
St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada
Died March 16, 1935(1935-03-16) (aged 80)
St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) Ethel J. Bolton
Mother Adeline Boardman
Father Freeman H. Todd
Residence St. Stephen, New Brunswick
Occupation Farmer, lumber merchant, manufacturer, rancher, shipper, wholesaler, politician

William Frederick Todd (May 2, 1854 – March 16, 1935) was a businessman and political figure in New Brunswick. He represented Charlotte County in the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick from 1899 to 1903 and Charlotte in the House of Commons of Canada from 1908 to 1911 as a Liberal member. Todd served as the 16th Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick from February 28, 1923 to December 27, 1928.

He was born in St. Stephen, New Brunswick, the youngest son of Freeman H. Todd and Adeline Boardman. His father was a very successful lumber merchant and president of the St. Croix Soap Manufacturing Company. In 1879, William Todd married Ethel J. Bolton, the daughter of John Bolton. Todd was unsuccessful in bids for reelection in 1911, 1917 and 1921.

He died of a heart attack in 1935, while visiting a lawyer's office. He was 80.[1]


  1. ^ "Former Lt.-Governor of New Brunswick Dead". The Winnipeg Tribune. 18 Mar 1935. p. 1. Retrieved 24 December 2016 – via Newspapers.com. 
Parliament of Canada
Preceded by
Gilbert Ganong
Succeeded by
Thomas Aaron Hartt