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Governor in Council

Governor in Council

SANKARAN NAIR, Chettur (1857 - 1934), Member, Council of State Government of India, Delhi; Member Council of the Secretary of State for India, 1920–21; Member of Governor-General’s Executive Council in India, 1915–19

Rawlinson, Henry Seymour (1864 - 1925), Commander-in-Chief of the Army in India since 1920; Member of the Executive Council of the Governor-General of India since 1920; General late 60th Rifles and Coldstream Guards; Member of Army Council, 1918

GUY, Geoffrey Colin (1921 - 2006), Governor and Commander in Chief, St Helena and its Dependencies, 1976–81, retired; first elected Speaker of the Legislative Council, St Helena, 1989

MAGENNIS, Edward (died 1938), JP Counties of Down and Armagh; Member of the General Medical Council; Ophthalmic and Aural Surgeon St Michael’s Hospital, Kingstown; Examiner in Ophthalmology to the Apothecaries Hall of Ireland; Ex-Governor of the Apothecaries Hall of Ireland

BONE, Charles (born 1926), President, Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours, 1979–89; Governor, Federation of British Artists, 1976–81 and since 1983 (Member, Executive Council, 1983–84 and 1986–88)

EVANS, John Gwenogvryn (1852 - 1930), JP Carnarvonshire, 1910; editor of the Series of Old Welsh Texts; Inspector of Documents in the Welsh Language for the Hist. MSS Commission, 1894–1906; nominated Governor and Member of the Council of the National Library of Wales by the Lord President of the Privy Council

HOGARTH, Margaret Cameron (1885 - 1980), formerly Chairman: Executive Committee, Central Council for District Nursing in London; Medical Advisory Committee Nursery School Association of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; Governor, Gipsy Hill Training College, Surrey County Council; Member Executive Committee, Children’s Aid Society; a Vice-President of the Health Visitors Association

RANDLES, Marshall (1826 - 1904), Wesleyan Minister; Tutor in Systematic Theology, Didsbury College for Training of Ministers, 1886–1902; Chairman Manchester District and Synod, Wesleyan Methodist Church for many years till 1902; President Wesleyan Conference, 1896–97; President Manchester, Salford and District Evangelical Free Church Council, 1898–99; member of Council of Governors, The John Rylands Library

NORRIS, William Foxley (1859 - 1937), Dean of Westminster since 1925; Dean of the Most Hon. Order of the Bath since 1926; Hon. Chaplain to the Royal Academy; sub-Prelate of the Order of St John of Jerusalem; Fellow of King’s College, London; Member of Ecclesiastical Commission Board; Member of Advisory Council of Victoria and Albert Museum; Chairman Central Council for care of Churches; Chairman, House of Clergy in National Assembly to 1930; Chairman of the Governors of Westminster School; a Governor of Charterhouse

HEATH, (Henry) Frank (1863 - 1946), Officier de l’Instruction Publique, 1904; Member of Council, Royal Albert Hall, 1929–45; Crown Governor of the Imperial College of Science and Technology and Member Finance and Executive and other Committees, 1931–45; appointed Governor by City and Guilds of London Institute, 1945; thereafter re-appointed member of the above Committee, 1945; Hon. Secretary, British National Committee for Intellectual Co-operation under the League of Nations, 1929–45; Member, Royal Commission for the 1851 Exhibition, since 1924; Member of Council, Queen Alexandra House, 1931–45; Member of Universities China Committee in London, since 1932; Chairman, General Council, 1938–39, Vice-Chairman, 1939–44, and Chairman Mark Committee, since 1935, of British Standards Institution

WEIZMANN, Chaim (1874 - 1952), President of the State of Israel since 1949 (of Provisional Council, 1948–49); Director of Daniel Sieff Research Institute and Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovoth, Israel; Chairman, Board of Governors of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, 1932–50; President: World Zionist Organisation and Jewish Agency for Palestine, 1921–31 and 1935–46

RAMANATHAN, Ponnambalam (1851 - 1930), KC 1903; MLC, Ceylon; a Member of Board of Education of Ceylon and of Council of Ceylon University College; HM’s Solicitor-General, Ceylon, 1892–1906; the first elected member to represent the educated Ceylonese in the Reformed Legislative Council of Ceylon, 1912; re-elected for 1917–21; appointed by the Governor as a nominated unofficial member of the reorganised Legislative Council, 1921; re-elected by the people for five years from 1924

MALIK MOHAMMED UMAR HAYAT KHAN (TIWANA), Sir (1874 - 1944), Nawab (Hereditary 1929); Hon. ADC to the King (Extra) since 1936; Member of Council of the Secretary of State for India, 1929–34; Member of Governor-General’s Imperial Council since 1910; an elected Member of the Council of State; Hon. Lieut-Col in Army, 1920; Col 1930; Maj.-Gen. 1935; attached to 19th King George’s Own Lancers; Hereditary Provincial Durbari; Hon. Magistrate (1st class)

ELLIOTT, Edward Cassleton (1881 - 1967), Chartered Accountant; formerly Senior Partner of Cassleton Elliott and Co., London, Nigeria, Ghana and Sierra Leone; President, City of London College; Governor and Almoner of Christ’s Hospital (formerly Chm. of Finance Cttee); Member of Accountants Advisory Committee to Board of Trade in regard to Companies Act, 1947; Mem. of Catsfield Parish Council, 1963–66

The New Georgia Encyclopedia, http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/nge/Home.jsp. A project of the Georgia Humanities Council in partnership with the Office of the Governor, the University of Georgia Press, the University System of Georgia/galileo, and the Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education. Reviewed Feb. 10–May 30, 2006

THOMAS, Charles John Howell (1874 - 1943), Chairman of Tithe Redemption Commission since 1936; Hon. Fellow, Queen’s College, Cambridge, 1935; Chairman of Samaritan Free Hospital for Women; Member Council of Management, Henry Ford Institute of Agricultural Engineering; Deputy-President Red Cross Agriculture Fund; Member Board of Governors, College of Estate Management; Chairman of Board of Studies in Estate Management, London University; Member of Court of Governors of London School of Economics

CRAIG, Maurice (1866 - 1935), Consulting Physician in Psychological Medicine, Guy’s Hospital; late Chairman of the Mental After-Care-Association; Chairman, Medical Committee Cassel Hospital for Functional Nervous Disorders, Penshurst, Kent; Consulting Neurologist to the Ministry of Pensions; Temp. Lieut-Col RAMC; Governor of the Royal Hospitals of Bridewell and Bethlem; Chairman of the Governors of the Harpur Trust (Bedford Schools); President of Psychiatry Section, Royal Society of Medicine, 1928–29; Fellow of Royal Society of Medicine; Chairman of the National Council for Mental Hygiene; Vice-President (Great Britain) International Committee for Mental Hygiene


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A Governor of a state and the ministers of the Crown in the executive of that state (the Executive Council).

Subjects: Law.

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