Garde Gardom

Garde Gardom was a Canadian politician, lawyer, and the 26th Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia. Gardom was elected to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia in the constituency of Vancouver-Point Grey in the general elections of 1966, 1969, 1972, 1975, 1979, and 1983.

Originally a Liberal, he joined the Social Credit party in 1974 and was appointed to the cabinet of Premier Bill Bennett in 1975. He held numerous ministerial positions including Attorney General, Minister of Intergovernmental Relations, and was the longest-serving Government House Leader. In 1987, Gardom was appointed the agent-general for British Columbia in London, England. He served in that post until 1992.