Maurice Henry Dorman

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Sir Maurice Henry Dorman, GCMG, GCVO (7 August 1912 – 26 October 1993) was the representative of the British Monarchy in Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Sierra Leone, and Malta.[1] He studied at Cambridge University. He served in Sierra Leone from 1956 until 1962, for which he was knighted in 1957. From 27 April 1961 (Sierra Leone's independence day) to 27 April 1962, Dorman was the Governor-General of Sierra Leone. From 1962 until 1964, he was the Colonial Governor of Malta and then became Governor-General of Malta from September 1964 until July 1971, when he was replaced by Sir Anthony Mamo.

Sir Maurice was born in 1912 and was the eldest son of John Ehrenfried Dorman and Madeleine Louise Bostock. Both his parents came from big industrial families in the town of Stafford. Madeleine was a magistrate and one of the first female dentists.[1].

Sir Maurice was educated at Sedbergh School and Magdalene College, Cambridge.

He was a Deputy Lieutenant for Wiltshire and a Knight Grand Cross of the Maltese Order of Merit

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  1. ^ http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-sir-maurice-dorman-1503234.html

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Government offices
Preceded by
Office created
Governor-General of Sierra Leone
1961–1962
Succeeded by
Henry Josiah Lightfoot Boston
Preceded by
Sir Guy Grantham
Governor of Malta
1962–1964
Succeeded by
Post disbanded
Preceded by
Office created
Governor-General of Malta
1964–1971
Succeeded by
Anthony Mamo