| Elizabeth II|
March 6, 1976
J. Walter Jones
| J. Walter Jones|
Bradford W. LePage
Walter Russell Shaw
| June 10, 1903
Bellevue, Prince Edward Island (1903-06-10) |
Prince Edward Island Liberal Party
Thomas William Lemuel Prowse, Frederick Walter Hyndman
Prince of Wales College
Alexander Wallace Matheson Wikipedia
Alexander Wallace Matheson (June 10, 1903 – March 3, 1976) was a Prince Edward Island politician.
He was born in Bellevue, Prince Edward Island. He was first elected to the provincial legislature in 1940 as a Liberal, representing the district of 2nd Queens. Not reelected in the provincial election of 1943, he was reelected in 1947 in the district of 4th Kings.
Matheson became minister of health and welfare in the government of Premier J. Walter Jones in 1948 and succeeded Jones as premier and Attorney-General in 1953. His government was defeated in the 1959 election but remained Liberal Party leader until 1965 when he retired from politics. In 1967 he was appointed a County Court Judge.