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Smith, Sir George (1858–1938), colonial governor

Colin Baker

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography


Published online September 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/97364

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Smith, Sir George (1858–1938), colonial governor, was born on 8 March 1858, the son of Hugh Smith of Darvel, Ayrshire. Privately educated, he entered the War Office in 1878 but the following year transferred to the colonial service and was posted to Cyprus...

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Subjects: US Politics ; US Colonial and Revolutionary History ; Colonialism and Imperialism ; UK Politics ; Political Institutions

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