Robert Benson Ewbank
Educated at Carlisle Grammar School and The Queen's College, Oxford  he was Registrar of Co-operative Societies for the Bombay Presidency from 1911 to 1919; Deputy Secretary to the Government of India from 1920 to 1924 (and Acting Secretary between 1926 and 1927) ; its representative in East Africa from 1927 to 1928; and General Secretary to the Government of Bombay from 1929 to 1934. From 1936 to 1939 he was a Member of the Commission of Government of Newfoundland  in charge of Natural Resources. In retirement he was Chairman of the Lake District Committee of the National Trust from 1948 to 1962; a member of the Church Assembly from 1950 to 1960; and High Sheriff of Westmorland from 1957 to 58.
- London Gazette 1 January 1934
- Obituary: Sir Robert Ewbank The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Sep 05, 1967; pg. 10; Issue 57038
- University IntelligenceThe Times (London, England), Wednesday, Dec 11, 1901; pg. 6; Issue 36635
- The Newfoundland Government The Times (London, England), Friday, May 29, 1936; pg. 13; Issue 47387
- ‘EWBANK, Sir Robert Benson’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2008; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2012 ; online edn, Nov 2012 accessed 12 Dec 2012
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