|Senior Unofficial Member of the Executive Council|
|Preceded by||John Johnstone Paterson|
|Succeeded by||Arthur Morse|
Robert Hormus Kotewall
|Died||23 May 1949|
British Hong Kong
|Spouse(s)||Edith Kotewall (nee Lowcock)|
In 1913, Kotewall was named Clerk to the Magistracy and JP. By 1919, he was in trade as the manager of the Hong Kong Mercantile Company. In 1923, he was invited to join the Legislative Council as an unofficial member, a position he held until 1935. In 1936, he joined the Executive Council.
Kotewall's wife was Edith (nee Lowcock) Kotewall (b. 1889). She was the daughter of George Lowcock and granddaughter of Henry Lowcock, an English businessman in Hong Kong. They had 9 children, including Phoebe (b.1911), Doris (b.1913), Bobbie (b.1916), Cicely (b.1919), L. Cyril (b.1922), Maisie Nora, and Esther.
Kotewall Road, in Mid-Levels, Hong Kong Island, and Sir Robert Kotewall Hall in the campus of St. Paul's Co-educational College, are named after him. His daughter, Dr. Bobbie Kotewall, a teacher, became the principal of St. Paul's Co-educational College.
- R. H. Kotewall (Lo Kuk-wu) 羅旭龢 from Biographies of Prominent Chinese c.1925.
- Bobbie Kotewall (daughter)'s grave at Chiu Yuen Cemetery
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|Legislative Council of Hong Kong|
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| Chinese Unofficial Member of the Executive Council of Hong Kong
|Japanese occupation of Hong Kong|