Cornelius Hendricksen Kortright

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Sir Cornelius Hendricksen Kortright
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Personal details
Born (1817-12-26)December 26, 1817
London, England
Died December 23, 1897(1897-12-23) (aged 79)

Sir Cornelius Hendricksen Kortright, KCMG (1817–1897) was a British civil servant who held positions including Governor of British Guiana.

Cornelius was baptised on 8 January 1818 at Saint Mary church in London. He was the son of Lawrence and Jane Maria Kortright. He died on the 23rd of December 1897 in Ontario, Canada.[1]

Political Summary[edit]

Government offices
Preceded by
John Cornell Chads
President of the British Virgin Islands
1854–1857
Succeeded by
Thomas Price
Preceded by
Robert William Keate
Lieutenant Governor of Grenada
1857–1864
Succeeded by
Robert Miller Mundy
Preceded by
James Vickery Drysdale
Lieutenant Governor of Tobago
1864–1872
Succeeded by
Herbert Taylor Ussher
Preceded by
Jeremiah Thomas Fitzgerald Callaghan
Administrator of The Gambia
1873–1875
Succeeded by
Sir Samuel Rowe
Preceded by
Sir Samual Rowe
Governor of Sierra Leone
1876–1877
Succeeded by
Horatio James Huggins
Preceded by
William A. G. Young
Governor of British Guiana
1877–1881
Succeeded by
William A. G. Young

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