Henry St George Tucker
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Personal life 
Henry St. George Tucker was born on 15 Feb. 1771 on the island of St. George, Bermuda. He was the eldest son of Henry Tucker (secretary and then later, President of the Council of the Bermudas) and his wife, Frances, daughter of the Governor of Bermuda George Bruere. Tucker married Jane, daughter of Robert Boswell, WS, who was a near relation of James Boswell, biographer of Samuel Johnson. Tucker states in a biographical account that he was eldest of ten sons and had one sister.
In 1806 Tucker was sentenced to six months imprisonment for attempted rape.
Military Secretary to Lord Wellesly in 1799.
Accountant General in 1801-4 under Lord Wellesly and again in 1805 under Lord Cornwallis.
Chief Secretary in the Revenue and Judicial Department to the government in Calcutta.
In 1815 went on leave to St Helena. Lord Moira selected Tucker to be Governor of Java but he never returned to the East.
In 1826 Tucker was elected a Director of the East India Company and in 1834 he was elected Chairman and again in 1847. He resigned as a Director in April, 1851 and died in June of the same year.
'Remarks on the Plans of Finance lately promulgated by the Court of Directors and by the Supreme Government of India'. London 1821.
'A Review of the Financial Satement of the East India Company in 1824'. London 1825.
Tragedies: 'Harold' and 'Camoens'. London 1835.
Biographical works 
"Trial of Henry St. George Tucker". 1810.
- Dictionary of National Biographies, Edition 1, Volume 57, Pages 280-282, Tucker, Henry St. George 
- The_India_list_and_India_Office_list The India list and India Office list for ... - Great Britain. India Office - Google Books
- "The life and correspondence of Henry St. George Tucker" By Sir John William Kaye
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