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Gordon Arnaud Winter, OC (October 6, 1912 – August 1, 2003) was the sixth Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland from 1974 to 1981.[1]

The Honourable

Gordon Arnaud Winter
6th Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland
In office
July 2, 1974 – July 10, 1981
MonarchElizabeth II
Governor GeneralJules Léger
Edward Schreyer
PremierFrank Moores
Brian Peckford
Preceded byEwart Harnum
Succeeded byTony Paddon
Personal details
Born(1912-10-06)October 6, 1912
St. John's, Newfoundland
DiedAugust 1, 2003(2003-08-01) (aged 90)
St. John's, Newfoundland

In 1974, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada.

In 1989, he headed the Winter Commission, the diocesan commission appointed by bishop Alphonsus Liguori Penney to undertake an inquiry about the clerical child sexual abuse scandal at Mount Cashel orphanage.


  1. ^ "Winter, Hon. Gordon Arnaud (1912-2003)". Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage Web Site Project. August 2004. Archived from the original on June 12, 2007. Retrieved April 17, 2019.