Edward Keith-Roach

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Edward Keith-Roach

Edward Keith-Roach CBE (Born 1885 Gloucester, England - died 1954). Keith-Roach was the British Colonial administrator during the British mandate on Palestine, who also served as the governor of Jerusalem from 1926 to 1945 (excluding a period in the 1930s when he was governor of the Galilee). He was nicknamed "Pasha of Jerusalem".

Edward Keith-Roach is the author of a number of books about Palestine, and an Autobiography:

  • (1922): The Handbook of Palestine Publisher: Macmillan Company, 1922
  • (1930): The Handbook of Palestine and Trans-Jordan Publisher: Macmillan Company, 1930
  • (1994): Pasha of Jerusalem: Memoirs of a District Commissioner Under the British mandate Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan,