Governor of Northern Rhodesia

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Governor of Northern Rhodesia
Coat of arms of Northern Rhodesia (1939-1953).svg
Style His Excellency The Right Honourable
Appointer King/Queen of the United Kingdom
Formation 1 April 1924
First holder The Rt Hon. Herbert Stanley
Final holder The Rt Hon. Evelyn Dennison Hone
Abolished 24 October 1964

This page contains a list of Governors of Northern Rhodesia from 1924 to 1964.

Establishment of the office

The office of the Governor of Northern Rhodesia was established on 20 February 1924, when the Northern Rhodesia Order in Council, 1924 was adopted.[1] It provided that:

In place of the Administrator for whose appointment provision is made by the Northern Rhodesia Order in Council, 1911, there shall be a Governor and Commander in Chief in and over Northern Rhodesia...

Governors of Northern Rhodesia (1924–1964)

Took office Left office Name
(Birth–Death)
Comments
1 April 1924 25 July 1927 Sir Herbert Stanley
(1872–1955)
25 July 1927 31 August 1927 Richard Allmond Jeffrey Goode
(1873–1953)
Acting
31 August 1927 1 December 1932 Sir James Maxwell
(1869–1932)
1 December 1932 7 January 1935 Sir Ronald Storrs
(1881–1955)
7 January 1935 July 1938 Major Sir Hubert Winthrop Young
(1885–1950)
1 September 1938 9 April 1941 Sir John Maybin
(1889–1941)
Died in office
9 April 1941 16 October 1941 William Marston Logan
(1889–1968)
Acting
16 October 1941 16 October 1947 Sir John Waddington
(1890–1957)
16 October 1947 19 February 1948 Robert Christopher Stafford Stanley
(1899–1981)
Acting
19 February 1948 8 March 1954 Sir Gilbert Rennie
(1895–1981)
8 March 1954 25 May 1954 Alexander Thomas Williams
(1903–1984)
Acting
25 May 1954 22 April 1959 Sir Arthur Benson
(1907–1987)
22 April 1959 24 October 1964 Sir Evelyn Dennison Hone
(1911–1979)

For continuation after independence, see: List of Presidents of Zambia

See also

References

  1. Northern Rhodesia Order in Council, 1924