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CodeNA9210
Dates1858-1932
Person NameLockhart; Sir; James Haldane Stewart (1858-1932); Colonial Secretary, Hong Kong
SurnameLockhart
ForenamesJames Haldane Stewart
PreTitleSir
EpithetColonial Secretary, Hong Kong
ActivitySir James Haldane Stewart Lockhart (1858-1932), was born in 1858 in Ardsheal, Argyllshire. He was educated at Watson's College, Edinburgh, and at Edinburgh University. From 1878 he was a cadet at the Colonial Office in Hong Kong and in 1883 became Superintendent of Opium Reveneu, Hong Kong. He was made Colonial Secretary 1895-1902 and in 1898 was Special Commissioner to Inspect and Report on the Extension of the Colony of Hong Kong. He was awarded the CMG [?] in 1898 and in 1911 the Coronation medal. He was knighted in 1908.
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