Hugh Lansdown Stephenson

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Sir Hugh Lansdown Stephenson

Governor of Burma
In office
20 December 1932 – 8 May 1936
Preceded byCharles Alexander Innes
Succeeded byArchibald Cochrane
Governor of Bihar and Orissa
In office
7 April 1927 – 7 April 1932[1]
Preceded bySir Henry Wheeler
Succeeded bySir James David Sifton
Personal details
Born8 April 1871 (1871-04-08)
Died6 September 1941(1941-09-06) (aged 70)
Mary Daphne Maidlow
(m. 1905, his death)
Alma materChrist Church, Oxford

Sir Hugh Lansdown Stephenson, GCIE, KCSI (8 April 1871 – 6 September 1941) served as the Governor of Bihar and Orissa from 7 April 1927 to 7 April 1932 and the Governor of the British Crown Colony of Burma from December 1932 to May 1936.

Educated at Westminster School and Christ Church, Oxford, Stephenson joined the Indian Civil Service in 1895.

He was appointed CIE in 1913, CSI in 1919, KCIE in 1924, KCSI in 1927, and GCIE in 1936.

Government offices
Preceded by
Sir Charles Alexander Innes
Governor of Burma
Succeeded by
Sir Archibald Douglas Cochrane
Preceded by
Sir Henry Wheeler
Governor of Bihar and Orissa
Succeeded by
Sir James David Sifton


  1. ^ "Governor of Bihar". Retrieved 2018-01-07.

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