Norman Bolton

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Sir Norman Bolton
Born Horatio Norman Bolton
1 February 1875
West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England
Died 24 May 1965(1965-05-24) (aged 90)
Depwade, Norfolk, England
Alma mater Corpus Christi College, Oxford
Occupation Civil servant

Sir Horatio Norman Bolton KCIE CSI (1 February 1875 – 24 May 1965) was a British civil servant in British India . He twice served as the Chief Commissioner of the North-West Frontier Province from 1923 until 1925 and again from 1926 until 1930.[1]

He was educated at Rossall School and Corpus Christi College, Oxford. He entered the Indian Civil Service in 1897 and was sent to Punjab the next year. He spent nearly his entire career in Peshawar, finally returning to England in 1930 due to ill health. He retired the next year.[1]

He was appointed a Companion of the Order of the Indian Empire in 1916, a Commander of the Order of the Star of India in 1918 and knighted in the Order of the Indian Empire in 1926.[1]

In 1911, he married Fanny Ethel Francis (née Mansfield), daughter of the late Captain James Charles Henry Mansfield. They had one daughter. He died in Depwade, Norfolk, aged 90.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sir Norman Bolton". The Times. The Times Digital Archive. 26 May 1965. 
Government offices
Preceded by
Sir John Loader Maffey
Chief Commissioner of the
North-West Frontier Province

July 1923 - 3 December 1925
Succeeded by
William John Keen
Preceded by
William John Keen
Chief Commissioner of the
North-West Frontier Province

August 1926 - 10 May 1930
Succeeded by
Sir Stuart Edmond Pearks