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Name: TROUGHTON, John Frederick George CMG, MBE

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Birth Date: 24 May 1902 Clones, Ireland

Death Date: 22 Jan 1975 Swaziland

First Date: 1926

Profession: Appointed as a DO in 1926. Seconded to Secretariat as Acting Dep. Financial Secy. in 1939. Deputy Financial Secretary, Secretariat, Kenya in 1939, Originally Admin Cadet 1926

Area: Nairobi, Kampala, 1930 Lodwar

Married: 1. 1927 Margaret Walker Pike b. 6 Apr 1902 Kilkenny, medical doctor, d. 1994 (div. 1957); 2. 1957 Beryl Rose Froome b. 22 Jan 1904, d. 14 May 1994 Durban

Children: June (1929 Dublin); Terence C. P. (1938 Surrey); Brian Henry Pike (1939 Rathdown); Patrick John Pike (1937 Surrey-12 Feb 2019)

Book Reference: Staff 39, Debrett, Red 31, Hut, Colonial, Dominion, Masonic, Richardson, Who's Who

School: Rathmines College, St. Andrew's College, Dublin and Trinity College, Dublin. BA, LLB (Dubl.)

General Information:

Debrett - Bar Gray's Inn 1952; is a Director of Uganda Development Corporation Ltd., and of various other Co.s in Uganda; entered Colonial Administrative Ser. 1926; was Dist. Officer, Kenya 1928-33, Clerk to Legislative Council 1933-36, seconded to BBC as Empire News Editor 1936-38, Dep. Financial Sec. Kenya 1939-44, Economic and Development Sec. 1944-46, Financial Sec. and Member for Finance 1946-49, and Controller of Finance to Overseas Food  Corporation in EA 1949-50.
Dominion - District Officer - 1930
Masonic - District Assistant Grand Directors of Ceremonies - 1969
Richardson 1929 - passenger on Llandaff Castle to Mombasa
Went to Swaziland

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