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Name: THORNLEY, Colin Hardwick CMG, CVO, Sir

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Birth Date: 22 July 1907 Scarborough

Death Date: 1 Mar 1983 Chichester

First Date: 1930

Profession: Chief Sec. Uganda since 1952. With Admin. Serv. Tanganyika 1930-39, Colonial Office 1939-45; Principal Private Sec. to Sec. of State for the Colonies 1941-45; Admin Sec. Kenya 1946-47, Dep. Chief Sec. Kenya 1947-52

Area: Nairobi, Entebbe, Tanganyika

Married: In Upton, Worcs. 1940 Muriel Betty Hobson b. 8 Aug 1913 Guildford, d. 10 Aug 1990 Chichester

Children: Rosemary Anne Patricia (24 Aug 1941 Upton-23 Oct 1992 Slindon); David Howe (1944); Irene Margery (1948)

Book Reference: Who's Who, Debrett, Colonial

School: Bramcote Scarborough, Uppingham and Brasenose College, Oxford

General Information:

Debrett - was in Colonial Administrative Service, Tanganyika 1930-39; seconded to Colonial Office 1939-45, Principal Private Sec. to Sec. of State for the Colonies 1941-45, Administrative Sec. Kenya 1945-47, and Dep. Ch. Sec. Kenya 1947-52, since when Ch. Sec., Uganda
Gov of British Honduras 1955

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