Sir Alan Burns Edit Profile
Student St. Edmund’s College, Ware, England.
Appointed Colonial Civil Service, 1905, served in Leeward Islands, 1905-1912, Nigeria, 1912-1924, Bahama, 1924-1928, Nigeria, 1929-1934. Appointed Governor of British Honduras, 1934. Assistant under secretary of state for the Colonies, 1950.
Governor of the Gold Coast, 1941. Permanent United Kingdom representative on trusteeship council of United Nations, 1947-1956.
Club: Athenaeum (London).
Married Kathleen Hardtman, May 10, 1914. Children: Benedicta, Barbara.