Harry Barron

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Sir Harry Barron
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10th Governor of Tasmania
In office
September 1909 – March 1913
Preceded by Gerald Strickland
Succeeded by William Ellison-Macartney
16th Governor of Western Australia
In office
17 March 1913 – 8 April 1917
Premier John Scaddan (1913–16)
Frank Wilson (1916–17)
Preceded by Gerald Strickland
Succeeded by William Ellison-Macartney
Personal details
Born 11 August 1847
Denmark Hill, Surrey, England
Died 27 March 1921
Weybridge, Surrey, England
Spouse(s) Clara Emily Kelly

Major General Sir Harry Barron KCMG, CVO (11 August 1847 – 27 March 1921) was Governor of Tasmania from 1909 to 1913, and Governor of Western Australia from 1913 to 1917.[1]

He attended Stubbington House School[2] and in 1877 married Clara Emily, daughter of Major General T. Conyngham Kelly, C.B.; they had a daughter. In 1920, he was made colonel commandant of the Royal Artillery.[1]

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bolton, G. C. (1979). "Barron, Sir Harry (1847 - 1921)". Melbourne University Publishing. pp. 190–191. Retrieved 31 January 2010. 
  2. ^ "BARRON, Maj.-Gen. Sir Harry". Who Was Who. -A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2008; online edn, Oxford University Press. December 2007. Retrieved 1 December 2012. (subscription required)

General references[edit]

  • A. B. Keith, Responsible Government in the Dominions, vol 1 (Oxford, 1928); Mercury (Hobart), 28 Dec 1912; West Australian (Perth), 13 Mar 1913, 3-8, 26, 27 Feb 1917.
Government offices
Preceded by
Sir Gerald Strickland
Governor of Tasmania
1909–1913
Succeeded by
Sir William Ellison-Macartney
Preceded by
Sir Gerald Strickland
Governor of Western Australia
1913–1917
Succeeded by
Sir William Ellison-Macartney