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Encyclopedia > Arnold Weinholt Hodson

Sir Arnold Wienholt Hodson (18811944) was a British colonial administrator. 1881 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... In general, the word colonial means of or relating to a colony. In United States history, the term Colonial is used to refer to the period before US independence. ...


Hodson was born in Bovey Tracey, Devonshire, in 1881. He was the eldest son of Algernon Hodson and Sarah Wienholt. Bovey Tracey is a small town in Devon on the edge of Dartmoor. ... The inner harbour, Brixham, south Devon, at low tide Devon is a large county in South West England, bordering on Cornwall to the west, Dorset and Somerset to the east. ... 1881 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...


Hodson was in Central Queensland 1900 to 1902 and was part of the Queensland Contingent for South Africa in 1902. He served in the Transvaal 1902-04. Central Queensland is an ambigious geographical division of Queensland (a state in Australia) that centers on the eastern coast, around the Tropic of Capricorn. ... 1900 (MCM) is a common year starting on Monday. ... Flag of Transvaal The Transvaal (lit. ...


From 1904 until 1912 he was in the Bechuanaland Protectorate Police Force. His duties as a policeman and magistrate took him into the most remote parts of the territory, one of the his missions being the Damaraland frontier at the time of the Herero and Nama Wars in German South-West Africa. He was also much involved in trying to reconcile conflicts between tribal chiefs. His several political missions cover a most important period of the history of Botswana. The Bechuanaland Protectorate (BP) was a protectorate established on March 31, 1885 by Britain in the area of what is now Botswana. ... 1979 Proposed Flag of Damaraland Damaraland was a bantustan in South West Africa (present-day Namibia), intended by the apartheid government to be a self-governing homeland for the Damara people. ...


One of his journeys, in 1906, was made in the company of Sir Ralph Williams, Resident Commissioner, and was from Serowe to Livingstone and the Victoria Falls via Lake Ngami. Four years later Hodson organised a hunting trip for High Commissioner Selborne, from Pandamatenga to Selous' old camp on the Mabebe Flats and on to the Chobe. Serowe(population approx. ... Livingstone may refer to: David Livingstone - Scottish explorer of Africa Ken Livingstone - Mayor of London Livingstone Falls - waterfalls on the Congo River Livingstone, Zambia - former capital of Northern Rhodesia Livingstone - Amiga game See also Livingston This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that might otherwise share... Victoria Falls from the far side of the gorge The Victoria Falls are one of the worlds most spectacular waterfalls. ... Lake Ngami is a lake in Botswana north of the Kalahari desert. ...


He then went on to Somaliland 1912-14. He served as Consul in Southern Abyssinia (now Ethiopia) 1914-23 and then Consul in South West Abyssinia from 1923-1926. Motto: Freedom, Democracy and Success for All Anthem: Samo ku waar Samo ku waar Saamo ku waar Capital Hargeisa Largest city Hargeisa Official languages Somali Government President republic Dahir Riyale Kahin Independence  - Declared  - Recognition From Somalia  - 1991  - none Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   137,600 km² (-) n/a Population  â€¢ 2005 est. ... Look up Ethiopia in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Relief Organizations The Denan Project - Provides Qualified Medical Relief For The People Of Denan Government Embassy of Ethiopia in Washington DC information about the Ethiopian government Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia Ministry of Information of Ethiopia The Crown Council of Ethiopia...


He was Governor of the Falkland Islands 1926-30. During his tenure, a mountain - Mount Hodson (56°42'S, 27°13'W) - the summit of Visokoi Island in the South Sandwich Islands - was named after him. Visokoi Island (56º42´S 027º12´W) is 7. ... South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is an overseas territory of the United Kingdom, also claimed by Argentina. ...


He was Governor of Sierra Leone 1930-1934, where he was known as the 'Sunshine Governor' and was responsible for the creation of the Sierra Leone Broadcasting Service, which launched on 7th May 1934.


He was knighted in 1934.


Finally, he was Governor of the Gold Coast (now Ghana) 1934-1941. Flag of Gold Coast Gold Coast was a British colony on the Gulf of Guinea in west Africa. ...



He was the author of a number of books

  • 'Trekking the Great thirst: travel and sport in the Kalahari Desert'. London: T.F. Unwin.
  • 'An elementary and practical grammar of the Galla or Oromo language'. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge.
  • 'Seven years in Southern Abyssinia'. [London]: T.F. Unwin.
  • 'Where lion reign: an account of lion hunting and exploration in S.W. Abyssinia'. London: Skeffington and Son Ltd.

Hodson also wrote a play called 'The downfall of Zachariah Fee'.



Hodson married Elizabeth Charlotte Sarah Hay, daughter of Major Malcolm Vivian Hay in 1928. They had two daughters, Rose and Elizabeth. He died on the 26th May 1944 ('Who was who' 1980, p.550).

Preceded by:
Sir John Middleton
Governor of the Falkland Islands
19261930
Succeeded by:
Sir James O'Grady
Preceded by:
Sir Joseph Aloysius Byrne
Governor of Sierra Leone
19311934
Succeeded by:
Sir Henry Monck-Mason Moore
Preceded by:
Sir Shenton Whitelegge Thomas
Governor of Gold Coast
19341941
Succeeded by:
Sir Alan Cuthbert Maxwell Burns

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Wienholt, Arnold - The Story of a Lion Hunt: With Some of the Hunter's Military Adventures During the War.
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