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Johnston, Sir Henry Hamilton [Harry] (1858-1927), explorer and colonial administrator

Roland A. Oliver

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/34211

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Johnston, Sir Henry Hamilton [Harry] (1858-1927), explorer and colonial administrator, was born in London on 12 June 1858, the eldest of twelve children of John Brookes Johnston, secretary of the Royal Exchange Assurance Company, and his second wife, Esther Laetitia, daughter of Robert Hamilton, merchant. His parents belonged to the ...

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