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Royalty, financiers, courtiers, captains of industry: meet the Governors of Hudson’s Bay Company.

1st Governor, 1670 - 1682His Highness Prince Rupert of the Rhine
Prince Rupert, engraving by R. Dunkarton (after portrait by Sir Peter Lely), 1813 - HBCA P-173

Prince Rupert, engraving by R. Dunkarton (after portrait by Sir Peter Lely), 1813
HBCA P-173

2nd Governor, 1683 - 1685HRH Prince James, Duke of York (later King James II)
His Highness James, Duke of York by Jacob Huysmans, n.d - Oil on canvas.

His Highness James, Duke of York by Jacob Huysmans, n.d.
Oil on canvas

3rd Governor, 1685 - 1692John, Lord Churchill (later 1st Duke of Marlborough)
John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough by Geoffrey Kneller, n.d. - Oil on canvas

John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough by Geoffrey Kneller, n.d.
Oil on canvas

4th Governor, 1692 - 1696Sir Stephen Evans 
5th Governor, 1696 - 1700Rt. Hon. Sir William Trumbull 
6th Governor, 1700 - 1712Sir Stephen Evans 
7th Governor, 1712 - 1743Sir Bibye Lake, Bart. 
8th Governor, 1743 - 1746Benjamin PittTop
9th Governor, 1746 - 1750Thomas Knapp
Thomas Knapp of Richmond by Gervase Spencer, n.d. - Oil on canvas

Thomas Knapp of Richmond by Gervase Spencer, n.d.
Oil on canvas

10th Governor, 1750 - 1760Sir Atwell Lake, Bart. 
11th Governor, 1760 - 1770Sir William Baker 
12th Governor, 1770 - 1782Bibye Lake 
13th Governor, 1782 - 1799Samuel Wegg 
14th Governor, 1799 - 1807Sir James Winter Lake, Bart. 
15th Governor, 1807 - 1812William Mainwaring
William Mainwaring by unknown artist, ca. 1812 - Oil on Canvas

William Mainwaring by unknown artist, ca. 1812
Oil on canvas

16th Governor, 1812 - 1822Joseph Berens, Jr.Top
17th Governor, 1822 - 1852Sir John Henry Pelly, Bart.
Sir John Henry Pelly, Bart., 17th Governor of Hudsons Bay Company 1822 1852

Sir John Henry Pelly, Bart., Governor of Hbc 1822-1852
Oil on canvas, 19th Century, by Henry Perronet Briggs, R.A.
HBCA P-313

18th Governor, 1852 - 1856Andrew Colvile 
19th Governor, 1856 - 1858John Shepherd 
20th Governor, 1858 - 1863Henry Hulse Berens 
21st Governor, 1863 - 1868Rt. Hon. Sir Edmund Walker Head, Bart., K.C.B. 
22nd Governor, 1868 - 1869Rt. Hon. John, Lord Wodehouse, 1st Earl of Kimberley 
23rd Governor, 1869 - 1874Rt. Hon. Sir Stafford Northcote, Bart., M.P., later 1st Earl of Iddesleigh 
24th Governor, 1874 - 1880Rt. Hon. George Joachim Goschen, M.P. 
25th Governor, 1880 - 1889Eden Colvile 
26th Governor, 1889 - 1914Donald A. Smith, Baron Strathcona and Mount Royal, G.C.M.G.
Sir Donald A. Smith, by Adolphus Muller-Ury, 1903 - Oil on canvas

Sir Donald A. Smith, by Adolphus Muller-Ury, 1903
Oil on canvas

27th Governor, 1914 - 1915Sir Thomas Skinner, Bart. 
28th Governor, 1915 - 1925Sir Robert Molesworth Kindersley 
29th Governor, 1925 - 1931Charles Vincent Sale 
30th Governor, 1931 - 1952Sir Patrick Ashley Cooper
Sir Patrick Ashley Cooper, 1939

Sir Patrick Ashley Cooper, 1939

31st Governor, 1952 - 1965William Johnston KeswickTop
32nd Governor, 1965 - 1970Rt. Hon. Derick Heathcoat Amory, Viscount Amory
33rd Governor, 1970 - 1982George T. Richardson
George T. Richardson, 1978

George T. Richardson, 1978

34th Governor, 1982 - 1994Donald Scott McGiverin
Donald Scott McGiverin, 1978

Donald Scott McGiverin, 1978


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35th Governor, 1994 - 1997David E. Mitchell, O.C.
David Mitchell, ca. 2005

David Mitchell, ca. 1995

36th Governor, 1997 - 2006Yves L. Fortier, C.C., Q.C.
Yves Fortier, ca. 1998

Yves Fortier, ca. 1998

37th Governor, 2006 - 2008Jerry Zucker
Jerry Zucker, 2005

Jerry Zucker, 2005

38th Governor, 2008Anita Zucker
 
 
39th Governor, 2008 -Richard A. Baker
Richard Baker, 2008

Richard A. Baker, 2008


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