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Sir Alan Cuthbert Burns


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Sir Alan Cuthbert Burns 29,563

  • Born: 9 November 1887, Basseterre, St. Kitts, West Indies
  • Marriage: Kathleen Fitzpatrick Hardtman in 1914
  • Died: 29 September 1980, Westminster Hospital, London aged 92

bullet  General Notes:

St Kitts-born British colonial administrator (1887-1980); Appointed to the treasury and customs department of St. Kitts in 1905. Colonial Secretary of the Bahamas, Deputy Chief Secretary of Nigeria, Governor, General of Belize, 1934-1940; Governor of Ghana, 29 Jun 1942 - 2 Aug 1947. Burns was appointed CMG in 1927, KCMG in 1936, and GCMG in 1946. He was made a knight of the order of St John of Jerusalem in 1942.


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. Pupil: 1901, St. Edmunds Collge, Old Hall Green, Hertfordshire.

2. Knighthood: 1936.


Alan married Kathleen Fitzpatrick Hardtman, daughter of Robert Altman Hardtman and Alice Gordon, in 1914. (Kathleen Fitzpatrick Hardtman was born in 1890 and died in 1970.)

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