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Hood, Sir Alexander (1888–1980), army medical officer and colonial governor

John D. C. Bennett

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/57375

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Hood, Sir Alexander (1888–1980), army medical officer and colonial governor, was born on 25 September 1888 at 68 Easter Road, Leith, Edinburgh, the son of Alexander Hood, clerk, and his wife, Agnes Marshall, née Cunningham. He was educated at George Watson's College, Edinburgh...

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Subjects: Military History ; Medicine and Health ; Warfare and Defence ; US Politics ; US Colonial and Revolutionary History ; Colonialism and Imperialism

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