Gordon James Lethem

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Sir Gordon James Lethem (1886 - 1962) was a British Civil Servant.

He was Governor of British Guiana from 7 November 1941 to 1946. He was acting Governor from 1946 to 12 April 1947. He also served in Nigeria, the Seychelles, and the Leeward Islands.

The city of Lethem, Guyana is named after him.


Government offices
Preceded by
Sir de Symons Montagu George Honey
Governor of the Seychelles
Succeeded by
Arthur Francis Grimble
Preceded by
Sir Thomas St. Johnston
Governor of the Leeward Islands
Succeeded by
Sir Douglas James Jardine
Preceded by
Sir Wilfrid Edward Francis Jackson
Governor of British Guiana
Succeeded by
Sir Charles Campbell Woolley