Howe, Robert George GBE, KCMG

Birth Name Howe, Robert George GBE, KCMG
Call Name Robert
Gender male
Age at Death 87 years, 9 months, 3 days


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth September 19, 1893 Derby, Derbyshire, East Midlands, England, United Kingdom  

Occupation     Sir Robert George Howe was a British diplomat

Event Note

In 1945, Robert George Howe served ad Assistant Under-Secretary of State, Foreign Office.
Elihu Bergman cites: "Writing to a Colonial Office official, Sir Robert Howe of the Foreign Office noted -- incorrectly -- that the "Ulua's" Master was an American. "I hope that if and when this vessel reaches Palestine . . . the Government will run both Master and crew in and bring them rapidly to trial . . . if some of the Masters and crews of illegal immigrant ships were to receive stiff prison sentences for breaking the immigration laws of Palestine, that might be expected to have a healthy deterrent effect on other seamen who will otherwise be recruited for subsequent vessels.""

Event Note

From 1947 to 1955, Robert George Howe served as Governor-General of the Sudan.

Marriage 1919   Robert George Howe married Loveday Mary Hext

Death June 22, 1981    



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