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Sir Harcourt (Spencer) Butler

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    Sir Harcourt (Spencer) Butler

    First Governor of United Provinces

    From:03-01-1921To:21-12-1922
    Birth Ist August, 1869.
    Marriage In 1894 to Florence
    Education & Degree Harrow and Balliol College, Oxford. Entered I.C.S., 1890.
    G.C.S.I., G.C.I.E., C.S.I., C.I.E., I.C.S., Hon. D.C.L. (Oxon); D. Litt. D.L., F.R.G.S., F.R.S.A., F.R.A.S., F.Z.S., Knight of Justice, St. John of Jerusalem.
    Highlights of Career Served in India as Assistant Collector and Magistrate; Junior Secretary, Board of Revenue; Settlement Officer; Secretary to Famine Commission; Finance Secretary and Judicial Secretary to Government, U.P. ; Deputy Commissioner, Lucknow; Foreign Secretary to the Government of India ; Member of the Executive Council of the Governor-General; Lt.-Governor of Burma, 1915-17; Lt.-Governor of U.P. of Agra and Oudh, 1918; Governor of U.P., 1921-22; Governor of Burma, 1923-27; Chairman Indian States Committee, 1928. Director National Provincial Bank P & O Company.
    Publication India Insistent, 1931.
    Death 2nd March, 1938.