Robert Clarkson Tredgold

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Robert Clarkson Tredgold

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Birthplace: Bulawayo, Matabeleland, Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Clarkson Henry Tredgold and Emily Ruth Smith Tredgold
Husband of Lorna Doris Tredgold
Brother of John Clarkson (Jack) Tredgold; Helen Shaw; Alan Tredgold and Ruth Barbara Tredgold

Occupation: Judge
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About Robert Clarkson Tredgold

Sir Robert Clarkson Tredgold (2 June 1899 – 8 April 1977) was a British barrister and judge who held a number of political posts in Rhodesia.

He was born in Bulawayo to Clarkson Henry Tredgold, the Attorney-General of Rhodesia, and Emily Ruth Moffat, and grandson of the missionary John Moffat. He attended Rondebosch Boys' School in Cape Town, South Africa.

He held the posts of Minister of Defence in Rhodesia during World War II, Federal Chief Justice, acting Governor-General of Rhodesia from 21 November 1953 to 26 November 1954, and acting Governor-General of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland from 24 January 1957 to February 1957. He was also Privy Counsellor in 1957.

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Robert Clarkson Tredgold's Timeline

1899
June 2, 1899
Bulawayo, Matabeleland, Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)
1925
October 1, 1925
Age 26
Cape, South Africa
1977
April 8, 1977
Age 77