|29th Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia|
May 17, 2000 – September 7, 2006
|Governor General||Adrienne Clarkson|
|Preceded by||James Kinley|
|Succeeded by||Mayann Francis|
Myra Ava Holtzman
May 17, 1949
Saint John, New Brunswick
Freeman was born Myra Ava Holtzman in Saint John, New Brunswick, the daughter of Anne Golda (Freedman), a homemaker, and Harry Holtzman, a businessman. She graduated from Dalhousie University with a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Education. In 1971, she started teaching with the Halifax Regional School Board until her appointment.
Freeman and her husband, Larry, have three children: Daniel M. Freeman, Jonathan Freeman and Debra Freeman.
|Order of Canada (CM)||
|Order of St John (D.StJ)||
|Order of Nova Scotia (ONS)||
|Meritorious Service Medal (MSM)||
|Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal||
|Canadian Forces Decoration (CD)||
- Honorary degrees
|Nova Scotia||2004||Mount Saint Vincent University||Doctor of Humane Letters (DHL) |
|Nova Scotia||May 2005||Cape Breton University||Doctor of Laws (LL.D) |
|Nova Scotia||2007||Acadia University||Doctor of Civil Law (DCL) |
|Nova Scotia||May 2007||Saint Mary's University||Doctor of Civil Law (DCL) |
|Nova Scotia||2008||St. Francis Xavier University||Doctor of Laws (LL.D)|
|Nova Scotia||May 2011||Dalhousie University||Doctor of Laws (LL.D) |
Honorary military appointments
- Past Lieutenant Governors of Nova Scotia. Government of Nova Scotia. Accessed 2010-12-22.
- "Myra A. Freeman | The Canadian Encyclopedia". www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca. Retrieved 2018-12-01.
- Canadian Heraldic Authority (Volume IV), Ottawa, 2002