Searching for ; Text=L870GR
    For the meanings of University terminology, see the Glossary        For abbreviations, see the List of Abbreviations
    For foundation dates of Cambridge colleges, see College Dates                                                    NEW SEARCH
    Enhanced version of original printed entry     Encoded version: searched-for items red; some Appendix and Addenda included; unique identifier L870GR
Le Hunte, George Ruthven.
Adm. pens.
at TRINITY, Feb. 24, 1870.
[Eldest] s. of George (above). B. [Aug. 26], 1852, at Wexford.
School, Eton.
Matric. Michs. 1870; B.A. 1874; M.A. 1881.
Adm. at the Inner Temple, Nov. 4, 1871.
Called to the Bar, May 11, 1881.
Private Secretary to Sir A. Gordon, K.C.M.G. (Lord Stanmore), first Governor of Fiji, 1875; held various offices in Fiji, 1875-87.
Judicial Commissioner, Western Pacific, 1883.
President of Dominica, 1887-94.
Colonial Secretary in Barbados, 1894-7; in Mauritius, 1897.
Lieut.-Governor of British New Guinea, 1898-1903.
Governor of South Australia, 1903-8. Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Trinidad and Tobago, 1908-15; retired, 1916.
C.M.G., 1898.
K.C.M.G., 1903.
G.C.M.G., 1912.
Latterly of Sandridge, Crowborough, Sussex.
Died Jan. 29, 1925.
(Eton Sch. Lists; Law Lists; Inns of Court; Burke, L.G. of Ireland; Who was Who, 1916-28.)
George Ruthven LE HUNTE
George Ruthven LEHUNTE
Approx. lifespan: 1852–1925
pens. Trinity College adm1870:02:24
Eldest s. of George LE HUNTE (above)
b. Wexford, [Co. Wexford], 1852:[08:26]
Sch: Eton
Matric 1870:10MT:
BA 1874
MA 1881
Adm. Inner Temple: 1871:11:04
Called to the Bar: 1881:05:11
Private Sec. to: : Sir A. Gordon, KCMG (Lord Stanmore), first
Governor of: Fiji , 1875
held various offices Fiji , 1875-87
Judicial Commissioner: Western, Pacific , 1883
President of: Dominica , 1887-94
Colonial Sec. in: : Barbados , 1894-97 ;in Mauritius , 1897
Lieutenant-Governor of: : British: New Guinea, [Papua New Guinea], 1898-1903
Governor of: South Australia , Australia , 1903-08
Governor and Commander: -in-Chief of Trinidad , and Tobago , 1908-15 ; retired1916
CMG 1898
KCMG 1903 GCMG 1912
Latterly of Sandridge, Crowborough, Sussex ,
d. 1925:01:29
( Eton School Lists; Law Lists; Inns of Court ; Burke, L.G. of Ireland; Who was Who 1916-28)
[add:]LE HUNTE, George Ruthven[:add]
[add:]Adm. pens. at Trinity College 1870:02:24 [:add]
[add:]Photograph: CAS: F.72[:add]