John Galsworthy (diplomat)

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Sir John Edgar Galsworthy KCVO CMG was a British diplomat, ambassador to Mexico, 1972–1977, and counsellor to the UK delegation to the EEC.[1] He was appointed in 1975.

He was educated at Emanuel School and the University of Oxford, and served in World War II in the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry.[2]

Galsworthy's brother, Sir Arthur Galsworthy KCVO, was the Governor of the Pitcairn Islands and High Commissioner to New Zealand from 1970-1973. In 1973, he was appointed Ambassador to the Republic of Ireland, where he served from 1973–1976. Arthur Galsworthy is the father of the diplomat, Sir Anthony Galsworthy.


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