Charles Theodore Te Water
|Charles Theodore Te Water|
|President of the Assembly of the League of Nations|
|Preceded by||Paul Hymans|
|Succeeded by||Rickard Sandler|
4 February 1887|
Graaff-Reinet, Cape Province
|Died||6 June 1964
Born in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Province, on 4 February 1887, the son of Dr Thomas Te Water, a South African doctor and politician, Charles Te Water was educated at Bedford School and at Christ's College, Cambridge. He became a barrister of the Inner Temple in 1910, and was a member of the Pretoria bar between 1910 and 1929. He represented Pretoria for the National Party in the Union Parliament between 1924 and 1929, and was High Commissioner for the Union of South Africa in London between 1929 and 1939. He was the Union of South Africa's delegate to the League of Nations between 1929 and 1939, and was appointed as President of the Assembly of the League of Nations between 1933 and 1934. He was Ambassador at large for South Africa between 1948 and 1949. Te Water was awarded an honorary doctor of laws degree by Wits University in 1955.
- Assembly Meeting Time Magazine retrieved May 16, 2008
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- Peile, John (25 September 2014). Biographical Register of Christ's College, 1505–1905. Cambridge University Press. p. 878. ISBN 978-1-107-42606-1.
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- "Honorary Degrees". Wits University. Archived from the original on 2011-07-07. Retrieved 2015-06-30.
- Obituary, The Times, 9 June 1964
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