John Goodwin (British Army officer)
KCB, KCMG, DSO
|14th Governor of Queensland|
13 July 1927 – 7 April 1932
|Monarch||King George V|
|Preceded by||Sir Matthew Nathan|
|Succeeded by||Sir Leslie Orme Wilson|
24 May 1871|
Kandy, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka)
|Died||29 September 1960
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK
|Spouse(s)||Lilian Isabel Ronaldson|
Lieutenant General Sir Thomas Herbert John Chapman Goodwin KCB, KCMG, DSO (24 May 1871 – 29 September 1960), known as Sir John Goodwin, was a British soldier and medical practitioner, who served as the Governor of the Australian state of Queensland between 1927 and 1932.
Goodwin was born in 1871 in Kandy, Ceylon to a British Army surgeon father and an Australian mother. He was educated in England at Newton College, Devon, and undertook medical training at St Mary's Hospital, London where he graduated with a Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (M.R.C.S.) and Royal College of Physicians (L.R.C.P.) in 1891.
Commissioned a lieutenant in the British Army Medical Department, Goodwin was stationed in India where he saw active service on the North-West Frontier from 1897 to 1898 and was awarded to the Distinguished Service Order.
Governor of Queensland
Goodwin served as Governor of Queensland from 13 July 1927 to 7 April 1932.
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- Paul D. Wilson, Goodwin, Sir Thomas Herbert John Chapman (1871 - 1960), Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 9, Melbourne University Press, 1983, pp 49-50.
Sir Matthew Nathan
|Governor of Queensland
Sir Leslie Orme Wilson