John Moore Caldicott

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The Honourable
Sir John Moore Caldicott
KBE CMG
Minister of Finance
In office
3 September 1962 – 31 December 1963
Monarch Elizabeth II
Governor General The Earl of Dalhousie
Prime Minister Roy Welensky
Preceded by Donald Macintyre
Minister of Public Service
In office
2 November 1956 – 3 September 1962
Succeeded by John Philip Gold Duncan
Minister of Defence
In office
12 June 1959 – 7 May 1962
Succeeded by Sir Malcolm Palliser Barrow
Minister of Economic Affairs
In office
11 December 1958 – 7 May 1962
Minister of Agriculture and Minister of Health
In office
18 December 1953 – 11 December 1958
Succeeded by John Cranmer Graylin (Minister of Agriculture)
Benjamin Disraeli Goldberg (Minister of Health)
Personal details
Born (1900-02-12)12 February 1900
Moreton in Marsh, Gloucestershire
Died 31 January 1986(1986-01-31) (aged 85)
Political party United Party
Other political
affiliations
Federal Party
Spouse(s) Evelyn McArthur
Relations John William Caldicott (grandfather)

Sir John Moore Caldicott KBE, CMG (12 February 1900 – 31 January 1986) was a British-born, Rhodesian government minister.

Career[edit]

Kenya 1921, then Rhodesia. President of Nat. Farmers Union, 1946–48[1]

  • Minister of Agriculture, Minister of Health, 18 December 1953
  • Minister of Finance, 3 September 1962 – 31 December 1963
  • Minister of Public Service, 2 November 1956 – 3 September 1962
  • Minister of Defence, 12 June 1959 – 7 May 1962
  • Minister of Economic Affairs, 11 December 1958 – 7 May 1962
  • Minister of Agriculture, 2 November 1956 – 11 December 1958[2]
  • Minister of Health, 2 November 1956 – 11 December 1958[2]

In the Southern Rhodesian general election of 1948, Caldicott was elected MP for Mazoe for the United Party.

In the first Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland election of 1953, Caldicott took 69% of the vote to win the seat of Darwin for the Federal Party.

Honours[edit]

Caldicott was made Companion of the Order of Saint Michael and Saint George in the Queen's Birthday Honours of 9 June 1955[2] and appointed Knight Commander of the Civil Division of the British Empire in the Queen's New Year's Honours list of 1964.[3] He was granted retention of the title Honourable from 31 December 1963, having served for more than three years as Ministers of the Federal Government of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "RootsWeb". RootsWeb. Retrieved 29 December 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c The London Gazette: no. 40497. p. 3260. 3 June 1955. Retrieved 29 December 2011.
  3. ^ The London Gazette: no. 43207. p. 52. 31 December 1963. Retrieved 29 December 2011.
  4. ^ The London Gazette: no. 43258. p. 4. 28 February 1964. Retrieved 24 November 2012.

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