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Governor of Northern Rhodesia


Governor of Northern Rhodesia

Governor of Northern Rhodesia
Style His Excellency The Right Honourable
Appointer King/Queen of the United Kingdom
Formation 1 April 1924
First holder The Rt Hon. Herbert Stanley
Final holder The Rt Hon. Evelyn Dennison Hone
Abolished 24 October 1964

This page contains a list of Governors of Northern Rhodesia from 1924 to 1964. On 20 February 1924, the Northern Rhodesia Order in Council, 1924 was adopted.[1] It provided that:

In place of the Administrator for whose appointment provision is made by the Northern Rhodesia Order in Council, 1911, there shall be a Governor and Commander in Chief in and over Northern Rhodesia...

Governors of Northern Rhodesia (1924–1964)

From To Name Comments
1 April 1924 June 1927 Sir Herbert Stanley
June 1927 27 October 1932 Sir James Maxwell
27 October 1932 19 February 1934 Sir Ronald Storrs
19 February 1934 5 May 1938 Major Sir Hubert Winthrop Young
5 May 1938 9 April 1941 Sir John Maybin Died in office
30 May 1941 16 December 1947 Sir John Waddington
16 December 1947 1 April 1954 Sir Gilbert Rennie
1 May 1954 23 April 1959 Sir Arthur Benson
23 April 1959 24 October 1964 Sir Evelyn Dennison Hone

For continuation after independence, see: List of Presidents of Zambia

See also


  1. ^ Northern Rhodesia Order in Council, 1924
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