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Name: DENHAM, Edward Brandis 'Tearing Ted' KCMG, KBE, Sir

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Birth Date: 1876, bapt 5 Apr Bristol

Death Date: 2 June 1938 Kingston, Jamaica

First Date: 1923

Profession: Acting Governor of Kenya after Sir Robert Coryndon's death in 1924

Area: Nairobi

Married: 1923 Maude de Quincy Mary Bromhead Butt b. 6 Aug 1895 Beaufort West, S. Africa, d. 4 Mar 1975 Basingstoke (she later m. Ralph Beresford Turner 1879-1972)

Children: John Bovill (28 Sep 1924 Nairobi-1990); Anne Margaret (1925)

Book Reference: Oscar, O&C, Samson, Debrett, Red 25, Permanent Way

School: Malvern and Merton College Oxford

General Information:

President of the Oxford & Cambridge Society - 1928.
Debrett - entered Ceylon Civil Service; appointed Principal Asst. Colonial Sec. Ceylon 1914, Govt. Agent E. Province 1915, Director of Education and Director of Food Production 1916, and Colonial Sec. Mauritius 1920, and Kenya Colony 1923; acted as Gov. of Mauritius 1921 & 1922, and of Kenya Colony Feb. to Oct. 1925 and Jan. to Aug. 1927  
Samson - 1927 - Acting Governor - now a KCMG and Governor of British Guiana  
Red 25 - President, Nairobi Polo Club; Vice-President, EA and Uganda Natural History Society; Commissioner, Kenya Boy Scouts Association  
Permanent Way - Colonial Secretary in 1926
Red 25 - President, Civil Service Athletic Association, Nairobi; Vice-President. Jockey Club of Kenya
Gazette - 12/9/1923 - Arrived on 1st Appointment - Colonial Secretary - 2/9/1923

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