Mainguy, Edmond Rollo

 Edmond Rollo Mainguy, naval officer (b at Chemainus, BC 11 May 1901; d at Nanaimo, BC 29 Apr 1979). After graduating from the Royal Naval College of Canada, he served in various posts until 1939, when he took command of the destroyer Assiniboine. Following a year as captain (destroyers), Newfoundland, Mainguy became chief of naval personnel in 1942 and ended the war in command of the cruiser HMCS Uganda. A capable and well-liked officer, he chaired a commission in 1949 investigating several mutinies in the fleet. The resulting "Mainguy Report" recommended improvements in the handling of lower-deck grievances. He was promoted rear admiral and appointed chief of the naval staff in 1951. Mainguy retired from the navy in 1956 and was president of Great Lakes Shipping until 1965.