Sir Oswald Raynor Arthur

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Oswald Raynor Arthur

Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Husband of <private> Spring-Rice

Managed by: Oliver Marcus Stedall
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    • <private> Spring-Rice

About Sir Oswald Raynor Arthur

Sir (Oswald) Raynor Arthur (16 December 1905 - 4 December 1973) was a British colonial administrator.

Arthur was the son of Sigismund Arthur, himself a grandson of Sir George Arthur, 1st Baronet, and Constance Hobhouse, a daughter of Sir Charles Parry Hobhouse, 3rd Baronet. He was educated at Charterhouse School and Corpus Christi College, Cambridge and on 8 May 1935, he married his cousin Mary, a daughter of Sir Cecil Spring-Rice.

He later joined the British administration in Cyprus, becoming the island's Chief Commissioner in 1948, and then moved on to the Americas. He became Colonial Secretary of Bermuda from 1951, Governor of the Falkland Islands from 1954, and Governor of the Bahamas until 1960.

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Sir Oswald Raynor Arthur's Timeline

December 16, 1905
May 8, 1935
Age 29
December 4, 1973
Age 67