The Honourable William John McKeag, C.M., O.M.
The Honourable William John McKeag, C.M., O.M. Archives of Manitoba: McKeag, W. John (70-2251)

Term of Office: 2 September 1970 – 15 March 1976
Born: Winnipeg, 17 March 1928
Died: Winnipeg, 23 August 2007

  • At the time of his appointment, the youngest Lieutenant Governor in Western Canadian history.
  • Educated at the University of Manitoba.
  • General Manager and President of Security Storage Ltd., a family business, from 1952-70.
  • Unsuccessful Liberal candidate in the 1958 provincial election.
  • Established his own real estate business, McKeag-Harris Realty and Development Company, in 1960.
  • Councillor for Town of Tuxedo 1966-69.
  • Chairman of the Greater Winnipeg Election Committee 1968-70.
  • Appointed to Order of Canada 1996 and Order of Manitoba 2000.