George Beresford-Stooke

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George Beresford-Stooke
Born George Beresford Stooke
(1897-01-03)3 January 1897
Priors Marston, Warwickshire, England
Died 7 April 1983(1983-04-07) (aged 86)
Somerset, England
Nationality United Kingdom
Occupation Colonial civil servant
Known for Governor of Sierra Leone

Sir George Beresford-Stooke KCMG (3 January 1897 - 7 April 1983) was a colonial governor of Sierra Leone between 1948–53[1] and a former Chief Secretary to Northern Rhodesia.[2]

Beresford-Stooke was born on 3 January 1897 in Priors Marston, Warwickshire, on 15 January 1914 he enrolled in the Royal Navy as a Paymaster Lieutenant.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sunderland, David (21 June 2007). Managing British Colonial and Post-Colonial Development: The Crown Agents, 1914-1974. Boydell Press. p. 3. ISBN 978-1843833017. 
  2. ^ Carey Jones, N. S. (10 June 2011). The Pattern of a Dependent Economy. Cambridge University press. p. 7. ISBN 9780521242011. 
  3. ^ http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/SearchUI/details/D8128943?descriptiontype=Full&ref=ADM+196/174/105