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Name: OWEN, Thomas Richard Hornby CBE

Birth Date: 23 May 1903 Blackheath, London

Death Date: 27 Dec 1982 Brackley, Northants

Profession: One time Governor of the Bahr el Ghazal province of the Southern Sudan

Area: Sudan, Uganda

Married: In Port Sudan 2 Oct 1936 Margaret Jocelyn Fletcher b. 17 Aug 1903 Walsall, d. 1977 Hereford

Book Reference: Kinloch, Debrett, Sudan

School: Repton and Corpus Christi College, Oxford

General Information:

"A brilliant, human and generous man."
Kinloch - Had a gift for writing what he humbly called 'doggerel', witty verse with which he was wont to lampoon any truly farcical situation. On retiring from Sudan took a humble post in the HQ of Uganda Game and Fisheries Dept. He left EA in 1965 handing over to an African
Debrett - entered Sudan Political Service 1926; was Gov. of Bahr-el-Ghaz-el Province 1948-53 Sudan - Retired from Sudan Political Service 1953; then Assistant Warden, Game and Fisheries Dept., Uganda 1954 -; Lay Reader, Hereford Diocese; Order of the Nile ($th)
UK Foreign and Overseas Registers for marriage

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