Edward Merewether

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Sir Edward Marsh Merewether KCMG KCVO (9 September 1858 – 28 December 1938) was a British colonial administrator.

Funerary monument, Brompton Cemetery, London

Biography[edit]

He was born on 9 September 1858. He married Honoria Clementina Mary (d. 9 January 1938). Merewether was Governor of Sierra Leone from 1910 to 1916, and Governor of the Leeward Islands from 1916 to 1921. He died on 28 December 1938.

Government offices
Preceded by
Sir Leslie Probyn
Governor of Sierra Leone
1910–1916
Succeeded by
Sir Richard James Wilkinson
Preceded by
Sir Henry Hesketh Joudou Bell
Governor of the Leeward Islands
1916–1921
Succeeded by
Sir Eustace Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes