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David Lloyd Johnston, CC CMM COM CD FRSC(hon) (born June 28, 1941) is a Canadian academic and author. He was the Governor General of Canada from October 1, 2010 to October 2, 2017.

Style and titles

  • June 28, 1941– October 1, 2010: Mister David Lloyd Johnston
  • October 1, 2010–: His Excellency the Right Honourable David Lloyd Johnston, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief in and over Canada

The Governor General's style and title in full is, in English: His Excellency The Right Honourable David Lloyd Johnston, Chancellor and Principal Companion of the Order of Canada, Chancellor and Commander of the Order of Military Merit, Chancellor and Commander of the Order of Merit of the Police Forces, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief in and over Canada, and in French: Son Excellence le très honorable David Lloyd Johnston, chancelier et compagnon principal de l'ordre du Canada, chancelier et commandant de l'ordre du mérite militaire, chancelier et commandant de l'ordre du mérite des forces de police, gouverneur général et commandant en chef du Canada.

Career

Before becoming he Governor General of Canada Johnston was the president of the University of Waterloo and a tenured faculty member in the school of computer science.

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