Woodhead, John

Birth Name Woodhead, John
Gender male


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources

Occupation 1904   John Woodhead entered the Indian Civil Service

Event Note

In 1929, John Woodhead was appointed Secretary of the Commerce Department of the Government of India.

Event Note

From 1932 to 1937, John Woodhead served as Finance Member of the Government of Bengal.

Diplomatic Action March, 1938 Woodhead Commission The Commission was established to investigate the implementation of the Peel Commission

Event Note

Sir John Woodhead was selected to head the Commission to "examine the Peel Commission plan in detail and to recommend an actual partition plan."


Source References

  1. The Partition of Palestine: Decision Crossroads in the Zionist Movement


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