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Sir Richard Turnbull

Sir Richard Turnbull held several distinguished positions in East Africa — Minister of Defence & Internal Security, Chief Secretary and Acting Governor of Kenya, Governor and Commander-in-Chief, Tanganyika, and first Governor-General of independent Tanganyika (later renamed Tanzania). He was also Chairman of the Land Board of Kenya, and latterly British High Commissioner in Aden (now the Republic of South Yemen).

This photograh was taken in 1962. It was the official portrait of Sir Richard Turnbull in the regalia of Governor General with his wife Lady Turnball. Reference British Museums Galleries & Archives BECC/2003/229 (IoE5745).

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