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Name: JOHNSTON, Carruthers Melvill 'Monkey' CMG

Birth Date: 27 Aug 1909

Death Date: 1971 Surrey

First Date: 1924

Profession: Appointed as a DO in 1933. Seconded to the Secretariat in 1939. Asst. Secretary, Secretariat, Kenya in 1939, Originally Admin Cadet 1933. PC Nakuru in 1953

Area: Nairobi, Nakuru, Kericho, Kisii

Married: In Kenya 1936 Barbara Mary Bonnor b. 10 Mar 1910 Gloucester, d. 1999 Queensland, Australia

Children: Michael Carruthers (1939); Susan Mary (1937)

Book Reference: Staff 39, Staff 53, Colonial, Debrett, O&C, Dominion, Foster, RH

School: Shrewsbury School and Brasenose College Oxford 1928-32; BA (Oxon) (Rowing Blue)

General Information:

Colonial - PC 1951; Spec. Commissioner 1955; Minister for Community Development 1957; Chief Native Commissioner and Minister for African Affairs 1957-61
Dominion - Assistant Inspector of Police - 1930 - C.M. Johnston, MM
Foster - In 1958 the Minister for African Affairs. Previously he had served in the Administration

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