Sir Edward Francis Twining

Twining was the choice for the demanding governorship (1946–9) of North Borneo, which had been devastatingly impoverished by the Japanese occupation. His huge task of reconstruction and development was complicated by the traumatic break with the past, whereby the Colonial Office had replaced the chartered British North Borneo Company as the source of authority.

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