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Name: POTTER, Henry Steven KCMG, Sir

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Birth Date: 7 Mar 1904 Ilkeston, Derbyshire

Death Date: 14 Nov 1976 Wincanton

First Date: 1926

Profession: Admin cadet. 1926. Appointed as a DO in 1926. Seconded to the Secretariat in 1939. Asst. Secretary, Secretariat, Kenya in 1939

Area: Kiambu, Nairobi, Entebbe, Zanzibar, 1930 Telemugger District, NFP

Married: In Derbyshire 8 June 1929 Ruth Newton b. 1 Apr 1905 Friern Barnet, d. 1983 Salisbury, Wilts.

Children: Charles D. B. (1936); Henrietta C. B. (1939)

Book Reference: Golf, Staff 39, Who's Who, Staff 53, Debrett, Red 31, Colonial, Rhodesia, Dominion

School: Shrewsbury School and Queens' College, Cambridge - MA (Cantab)

General Information:

Men's Champion Kiambu GC 1937. First played in the EA Amateur Golf Championship in 1938
Who's Who - Colonial Admin. Service Kenya 1926-44; Dep. Financial Sec. Kenya 1944-45; Financial Sec. Uganda 1945-48; Chief Sec. Uganda 1948-52; Chief Sec. Kenya 1952-54; British Resident, Zanzibar 1954  
Debrett - was Dist. Officer Kenya 1926-44, Dep. Financial Sec. there 1944-5, Financial Sec. Uganda 1945-48, and Ch. Sec. there 1948-52, since when Ch. Sec. Kenya Rhodesia - British Resident in Zanzibar since 1954, entered the Colonial Service in Kenya after leaving Queens' College, Cambridge. He served in Kenya from 1926 to 1944, latterly as Deputy Financial Secretary, and then went to Uganda as Financial Secretary. Three years later he was made Chief Secretary, and in 1952 he returned to Kenya in that capacity.
Dominion - District Officer - 1930
Gazette - 27/10/1926 - Arrived on 1st Appointment - Cadet, Administration - H.S. Potter
1939 England and Wales Register living in Bude with wife

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