Herbert William Emerson
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From 1930 to 1933 he was either the Secretary to the Government of India Foreign Department or Home Secretary and in the latter capacity a correspondent of Mahatma Gandhi.
On being appointed a governor, he also became the Knight Commander of the Order of the Star of India.
In 1939, he became League of Nations' High Commissioner for Refugees, and Director of the Inter-Governmental Committee on Refugees, dealing primarily with Russian and European Jewish refugees.
He was an active writer, recording local customs and publicizing his opinions.
- Oxford Biography Index Number 101067177
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