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Encyclopedia > Harry Charles Luke

Sir Harry Charles Luke (1884-1969) was a British colonial official. He served as the Colonial Secretary in Sierra Leone. He was subsequently appointed to be the acting Chief Secretary to the Government of Palestine. He assumed this position on 19 July 1928 and held it until 6 December 1928. In august of 1929, acting as deputy to Sir John Robert Chancellor, he attempted to mediate an agreement between Jewish and Arab leaders, without success. He held the post of High Commissioner of the British Western Pacific Territories from 16 September 1938 to 21 July 1942. In politics and in history, a colony is a territory under the immediate political control of a geographically-distant state (or city, in ancient times). ... The Secretary of State for the Colonies or Colonial Secretary was the British Cabinet official in charge of managing the various British colonies. ... the term General Secretary (alternatively First Secretary) denotes a leader of various unions, parties or associations. ... ... July 19 is the 200th day (201st in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 165 days remaining. ... 1928 was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... December 6 is the 340th day (341st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1928 was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Sir John Robert Chancellor (1870–1952) was a British soldier and colonial official. ... A High Commissioner is a person serving in a special executive capacity. ... September 16 is the 259th day of the year (260th in leap years). ... 1938 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... July 21 is the 202nd day (203rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 163 days remaining. ... This article is about the year. ...




Preceded by:
Herbert Onslow Plumer
High Commissioner of Palestine
1928
Succeeded by:
Sir John Robert Chancellor
Preceded by:
Sir Arthur Frederick Richards
Governor of Fiji and High Commissioner of the British Western Pacific Territories
16 September 1938 -- 21 July 1942
Succeeded by:
Sir Philip Euen Mitchell


Herbert Onslow Plumer (1857-1932) was a British colonial official and soldier. ... Map of the territory under the British Mandate of Palestine. ... 1928 was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Sir John Robert Chancellor (1870–1952) was a British soldier and colonial official. ... Fiji was a British Crown Colony from 1874 to 1970, and an independent dominion in the British Commonwealth from 1970 to 1987. ... A High Commissioner is a person serving in a special executive capacity. ... September 16 is the 259th day of the year (260th in leap years). ... 1938 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... July 21 is the 202nd day (203rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 163 days remaining. ... This article is about the year. ...


See Also

Fiji was a British Crown Colony from 1874 to 1970, and an independent dominion in the British Commonwealth from 1970 to 1987. ... Map of the territory under the British Mandate of Palestine. ...

External links

  • peerage page
  • Rulers of fiji
  • Rulers of Isreal
  • Jewish Agency for Isreal timeline

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