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Lord Caradon

Born Hugh Mackintosh Foot in Plymouth, England in 1907. The son of Isaac Foot, brother of Lord Foot of Buckland Monachorum and Michael Foot. He had also been the British Military Administrator of Cyrenaica, 1943. The Colonial Secretary of Cyprus, 1943-1945. The Colonial Secretary of Jamaica, 1945-1947. The Chief Secretary for Nigeria, 1947-1950. The Captain General and Governor in Chief of Jamaica, 1951-1957. The Governor and Commander in Chief of Cyprus, 1957-1960. British Ambassador to the United Nations Trusteeship Council, 1961-1962. Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and British Ambassador to the United Nations, October, 1964-1970. He was Knighted Baron Caradon of St. Cleer in the County of Cornwall, 1964.

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