John Forster (colonial administrator)

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John Forster
Occupation Colonial Administrator
Known for President of Bengal

John Forster (died March 1748)[1] was an administrator of the English East India Company. He served as governor of Fort William in Bengal in the eighteenth century. His daughter John Anna Forster [sic] (died 4 June 1774) married Sir Harry Goring, 6th Baronet.[2][3]

Political offices
Preceded by
Thomas Broddyll
President of Bengal
4 February 1746 – 18 April 1748
Succeeded by
William Barwell

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