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Sir Leonard Cecil Outerbridge Edit Profile

business executive.

Sir Leonard Cecil Outerbridge, business executive. Awarded Distinguished Service Order, 1918; decorated Companion Order British Empire, 1926; created Knight Bachelor, 1946; Knight of Grace, Order of St. John of Jerusalem. Chairman Newfoundland Committee arranging exhibits at British Empire Exhibition, 1924-1925. Honorary life member British Red Cross Society. Served as major C.E.F., 1914-1918. Honorary colonel Royal Newfoundland Regiment, 1950.

Background

Outerbridge, Sir Leonard Cecil was born on May 6, 1888 in Asheville, Northern Carolina. Son of Sir Joseph and Maria Harvey (Tucker) Outerbridge.

Education

Student Bishop Field College, St. John’s, 1900. Marlborough College, England, 1901. Bachelor of Arts, University of Toronto, 1911, Bachelor of Laws, 1915, Doctor of Laws (honorary), 1950.

Doctor of Laws from the University of Laval, 1952. Barrister-at-Law Osgoode Hall Law School, 1914.

Career

1 daughter, Nancy Diana (Mistress Herbert Howard Winter). President, director Harvey & Limited company, St. John’s, Newfoundland, since 1920. Honorary private secretary to governor and commander in chief, Newfoundland, 1930-1944, director civil defense, 1942-1946, lieutenant governor Province of Newfoundland 1950-1957.

Membership

Served as major C.E.F., 1914-1918. Honorary colonel Royal Newfoundland Regiment, 1950.

Connections

Married Dorothy Winnifred Strathy, January 23, 1915.

father:
Sir Joseph Outerbridge

mother:
Maria Harvey (Tucker) Outerbridge

spouse:
Dorothy Winnifred Strathy