Matthew Nathan

Unknown (1922). Matthew Nathan. unknown.

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Title Matthew Nathan
Place of publication Brisbane Queensland Australia
Publisher unknown
Open Access Status Other
Publication date 1922
Series Photographs of people and occasions associated with the University of Queensland
Type Image/Jpeg
Original Format Photograph
Source University of Queensland Archives, UQA S177 p1416
Language eng
Subject 430100 Historical Studies
Abstract/Summary Sir Matthew Nathan, 1862-1939, was a British soldier and colonial administrator who served in various locations around the world. After time spent as Governor to Gold Coast [Ghana], Hong Kong, and Natal [South Africa], he was appointed Governor of Queensland arriving in 1920. Along with his duties as Governor he also served as Chancellor of the University of Queensland from 1922 - 1926. During his time in Queensland he became actively involved in the creation of the Great Barrier Reef Committee. Returning to England at the end of his term of office, he retired from public service. He died on 18th April 1939. [Information taken from the Wikipedia site for Matthew Nathan on 17 December 2015].
Keyword University of Queensland
University of Queensland - Personalities
Nathan, Sir Matthew

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Created: Thu, 17 Dec 2015, 13:31:16 EST by Mr Bruce Ibsen on behalf of University of Queensland Archives