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Encyclopedia > John Middleton (administrator)

This article is about Sir John Middleton, a British colonial administrator. For other people with this name, see John Middleton. Sir John Middleton (1870–1954) was a British colonial and administrator. ...


Sir John Middleton (18701954) was a British colonial administrator. 1870 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian 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. ...


Middleton joined the Colonial Office in 1901, serving in south Nigeria for six years as a junior official before moving on to Mauritius until 1920 when he was promoted to governor of the Falkland Islands from 1920 to 1927, Gambia from 1927 to 1928 and Newfoundland from 1928 to 1932. The Secretary of State for the Colonies or Colonial Secretary was the British Cabinet official in charge of managing the various British colonies. ... 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1920 (MCMXX) is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. ... A governor is also a device that regulates the speed of a machine. ... 1920 (MCMXX) is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. ... 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Map of Newfoundland Newfoundland (French: Terre-Neuve; Irish: Talamh an Éisc; Latin: Terra Nova) is a large island off the northeast coast of North America, and the most populous part of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. ... 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1932 (MCMXXXII) is a leap year starting on a Friday. ...


He was governor of Newfoundland during a period of acute political crisis that was exacerbated by the Great Depression. In 1932, he was asked to investigate allegations that the Prime Minister of Newfoundland, Sir Richard Squires had falsified cabinet minutes in an attempt to coverup evidence of corruption involving his government. Middleton's conclusions that there was no evidence of tampering resulted in a riot outside his office on April 5, 1932 that helped bring down the Squires government. Middleton retired from public life following his term in Newfoundland and returned to England. The Great Depression was a massive global economic recession (or depression) that ran from 1929 to approximately 1939. ... 1932 (MCMXXXII) is a leap year starting on a Friday. ... Sir Robert Walpole, the first Prime Minister A prime minister may be either: chief or leading member of the cabinet of the top-level government in a country having a parliamentary system of government; or the official, in countries with a semi-presidential system of government, appointed to manage the... Sir Richard Anderson Squires (January 18, 1880-March 26, 1940) was the Prime Minister of Newfoundland from 1919-1923 and from 1928-1932. ... Riots in Newark, New Jersey Riots occur when crowds of people have gathered and are committing crimes or acts of violence. ... April 5 is the 95th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (96th in leap years). ... 1932 (MCMXXXII) is a leap year starting on a Friday. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: England Travel guide to England from Wikitravel English language English law English (people) List of monarchs of England – Kings of England family tree List of English people Angeln (region in northern Germany, presumably the origin of the Angles for whom England is named) UK...


See also

  • Governors of Newfoundland
Preceded by:
Sir William Douglas Young, KBE, CMG
Governor of the Falkland Islands
19201927
Succeeded by:
Sir Arnold Weinholt Hodson, KCMG
Preceded by:
Sir Cecil Hamilton Armitage
Governor of Gambia
19271928
Succeeded by:
Sir Edward Brandis Denham
Preceded by:
Sir William L. Allardyce
Governor of Newfoundland
19281932
Succeeded by:
Sir William L. Allardyce

 
 

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