Frederick Crawford (colonial administrator)

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Sir Frederick Crawford KCMG MBE (9 March 1906[1] – 27 May 1978[2]) was a British colonial administrator.

He was Governor of the Seychelles between 1951 and 1953.[3] He was Deputy Governor of Kenya from 1953 to 1957 during the Mau Mau uprising. He was Governor of Uganda from 1957 to 1961.

He became a director of the Anglo-American Corporation and a resident of Rhodesia. His passport was withdrawn by the British government on 9 May 1968, while he was visiting London, because of his implicit support for Rhodesia's 1965 Unilateral Declaration of Independence, which Britain and the United Nations had deemed illegal.[4][5]

Government offices
Preceded by
Sir Andrew Cohen
Governor of Uganda
1957–1961
Succeeded by
Sir Walter Fleming Coutts
Preceded by
Sir Percy Selwyn Selwyn-Clarke
Governor of the Seychelles
1951–1953
Succeeded by
Sir William Addis

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