Oliver Mowat
Oliver mowat
Actor David C. Onley
Seen "The Ghost of Queen's Park"
Gender Male
Status Historical
Job Lieutenant Governor
Comments This is an article about a fictional representation of an historical character, location or other entity; please see the article about Oliver Mowat on Wikipedia.

Sir Oliver Mowat (July 22, 1820 – April 19, 1903) was a Canadian lawyer, politician, and Liberal Party leader.


One of the Fathers of Confederation, he is best known for successfully defending the constitutional rights of the provinces in the face of the centralizing tendency of the national government as represented by his longtime conservative adversary, John A. Macdonald.

He served as the third Premier of Ontario for nearly 24 years and in 1897 he was appointed the eighth Lieutenant Governor of Ontario,  where he served until his death in office in 1903.


The Ghost of Queen's Park


  • Mowat was played by then current Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, the Honourable David C. Onley, who also provided the inspiration for the episode. Onley considered playing his predecessor and working with the cast a crew "a distinct honour."

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