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Anderson, Sir John (1858–1918), civil servant and colonial governor

J. M. Gullick.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Political Institutions; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1123 words.

Anderson, Sir John (1858–1918), civil servant and colonial governor, was born on 23 January 1858 at the Free School, Gartly, Aberdeenshire, the only son among the five children of John...

Barkstead, John [created Sir John Barkstead under the protectorate] (d. 1662), major-general and regicide

Christopher Durston.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; UK Politics; British History; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 841 words.

Barkstead, John [created Sir John Barkstead under the protectorate] (d. 1662), major-general and regicide, was probably the son of Michael Barkstead, a London goldsmith, and his wife, Anne,...

Beaufort, John, marquess of Dorset and marquess of Somerset (c. 1371–1410), soldier and administrator

G. L. Harriss.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Irish History; British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1450 words.

Beaufort, John, marquess of Dorset and marquess of Somerset (c. 1371–1410), soldier and administrator, was the first offspring of the liaison between John of Gaunt, duke of Lancaster...

Blackwell, John (1624–1701), government official and colonial governor

G. E. Aylmer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1164 words.

Blackwell, John (1624–1701), government official and colonial governor, was born in St Matthew's parish, London, on 8 March 1624, the eldest son and second of ten children of John Blackwell...

Boone, Thomas (1730/31–1812), colonial governor and public official

Robert M. Weir.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 889 words.

Boone, Thomas (1730/31–1812), colonial governor and public official, was born in England, the son of Charles Boone (d. 1735), member of parliament and governor of Bombay, and his second...

Bradford, Sir Edward Ridley Colborne, first baronet (1836–1911), administrator in India and police officer

Katherine Prior.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1349 words.

Bradford, Sir Edward Ridley Colborne, first baronet (1836–1911), administrator in India and police officer, was born on 27 July 1836 at Hambleden Cottage, Buckinghamshire, the second son of...

Carbonell, William Leycester Rouse (1912–1993), police officer in Malaya

C. J. B. Joseph.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1038 words.

Carbonell, William Leycester Rouse (1912–1993), police officer in Malaya, was born on 14 August 1912 at 150 Albert Palace Mansions, Battersea, London, the youngest of three sons and fourth...

Cohen, Sir Andrew Benjamin (1909–1968), civil servant and colonial governor

R. E. Robinson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Political Institutions; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1681 words.

Cohen, Sir Andrew Benjamin (1909–1968), civil servant and colonial governor, was born on 7 October 1909 at Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, the twin son of Walter Samuel Cohen (1870–1960),...

Cornwallis, Charles, first Marquess Cornwallis (1738–1805), governor-general of India and lord lieutenant of Ireland

C. A. Bayly and Katherine Prior.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 8278 words.

Cornwallis, Charles, first Marquess Cornwallis (1738–1805), governor-general of India and lord lieutenant of Ireland, the sixth child and eldest son of Charles Cornwallis, fifth Baron and...

Daly, Sir Dominick (1798–1868), civil servant and colonial administrator

A. G. L. Shaw.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 749 words.

Daly, Sir Dominick (1798–1868), civil servant and colonial administrator, was born on 11 August 1798, at Ardfry, co. Galway, Ireland, the third son of Dominick Daly of Benmore, co. Galway,...