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Brian Freeston
British colonial governor

Brian Freeston

Brian Freeston
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Intro British colonial governor
Was Governor
From United Kingdom
Field Politics
Gender male
Birth 11 August 1892
Death 16 July 1958 (aged 65 years)
Star sign Leo
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Biography

Sir (Leslie) Brian Freeston KCMG OBE (11 August 1892 – 16 July 1958) was a British colonial official.

Career

Freeston was educated at Willaston School and New College, Oxford. After service in the London Regiment of the British Army in World War I he joined the then Colonial Office in 1919. He was Governor of the Leeward Islands 1944–48; Governor of Fiji and High Commissioner, Western Pacific 1948–52; Secretary-General of the South Pacific Commission 1951–54. Freeston was knighted on 1 January 1945.

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