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Anderson, David Murray, Sir

Born: 1874 AD
Died: 1936 AD

1874 – Anderson was born in England on April 11th. British admiral governor of Newfoundland.

1887-1894 – A distinguished naval officer, he began his career at the age of 13, and became a lieutenant at 20.

1905 – He was promoted to commander.

1911 – He became a captain.

1931 – After four decades of service, with high-ranking posts in South Africa and Britain, Anderson was made an admiral.

1932 – He retired from the navy.

1933 – He took office as governor of Newfoundland.

         – Anderson served as the last governor of the Dominion of Newfoundland, and as the first chairman of Newfoundland’s Commission of Government.

1935 – Anderson ended his term, in the midst of much discontent.

         – He was made governor of New South Wales.

1936 – He died on October 30th, less than a year after he took office in Sydney, Australia.