Harry Barron

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Sir Harry Barron
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10th Governor of Tasmania
In office
September 1909 – March 1913
Preceded by Gerald Strickland
Succeeded by William Ellison-Macartney
16th Governor of Western Australia
In office
17 March 1913 – 8 April 1917
Premier John Scaddan (1913–16)
Frank Wilson (1916–17)
Preceded by Gerald Strickland
Succeeded by William Ellison-Macartney
Personal details
Born 11 August 1847
Denmark Hill, Surrey, England
Died 27 March 1921 (1921-03-28) (aged 73)
Weybridge, Surrey, England
Spouse(s) Clara Emily Kelly

Major General Sir Harry Barron KCMG CVO (11 August 1847 – 27 March 1921) was Governor of Tasmania from 1909 to 1913, and Governor of Western Australia from 1913 to 1917.[1]

Life[edit]

Barron was born in 1847 and he attended Stubbington House School[2] and in 1877 he married Clara Emily, daughter of Major General T. Conyngham Kelly, C.B.; they had a daughter.

Barron was Governors of Tasmania from 1909 to 1913, and Governor of Western Australia from 1913 to 1917.

In 1920, he was made colonel commandant of the Royal Artillery.[1]

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bolton, G. C. (1979). "Barron, Sir Harry (1847 - 1921)". Melbourne University Publishing. pp. 190–191. Retrieved 31 January 2010. 
  2. ^ "BARRON, Maj.-Gen. Sir Harry". Who Was Who. -A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2008; online edn, Oxford University Press. December 2007. Retrieved 1 December 2012. (subscription required)

General references[edit]

  • A. B. Keith, Responsible Government in the Dominions, vol 1 (Oxford, 1928); Mercury (Hobart), 28 Dec 1912; West Australian (Perth), 13 Mar 1913, 3-8, 26, 27 Feb 1917.
Government offices
Preceded by
Sir Gerald Strickland
Governor of Tasmania
1909–1913
Succeeded by
Sir William Ellison-Macartney
Preceded by
Sir Gerald Strickland
Governor of Western Australia
1913–1917
Succeeded by
Sir William Ellison-Macartney