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Frederick William Johnson, OC, SOM (February 13, 1917June 20, 1993) was a Canadianmarker lawyer, judge, and Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan.

Born in Dudleymarker, Staffordshire, Englandmarker, the son of a clergyman, he emigrated to Canada with his family settling in Lipton, Saskatchewan when he was eleven. He served as an artillery officer during World War II, achieving the rank of major. After the war, he attended the University of Saskatchewanmarker and received a law degree in 1949. He practiced law in Regina and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1963.

He ran as a Liberal candidate in the 1960 provincial election, losing to Allan Blakeney. In 1962, he ran as a federal Liberal for the electoral district of Regina City, losing to Progressive Conservative Kenneth Hamill More.

He was appointed to the Court of Queen's Bench in 1965 and from 1977 to 1983 served as Chief Justice of that court. From 1983 to 1988 he was the sixteenth Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan and was the first chancellor of the Saskatchewan Order of Merit.

In 1990, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada "for his dedication to the arts, education and the environment and for his contribution to Saskatchewan's history and heritage". In 1991 was awarded the Saskatchewan Order of Merit.

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