Macgregor, William, Sir, 1846-1919

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Sir William MacGregor born in Scotland 1875 became chief medical officer in Fiji. In 1888 appointed Administrator of British New Guinea. Instituted a police force and encouraged exploration. Later Governor of Queensland.

From the description of Diaries, 1890-1892 [microform]. [19--] (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225687300

Sir William MacGregor, 1846-1919, was Chief Medical Officer at Fiji, 1875-1888, several times serving as Acting Governor, administrator of British New Guinea and Lieutenant Governor, 1888-1899 and Governor of Queensland 1909-1914.

From the description of Papers. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225783745

Medical practitioner and colonial administrator. Appointed first Administrator of British New Guinea (1888) and Governor of Queensland (1909).

From the description of Letter [manuscript]. 1889. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225693676

Sir William MacGregor, born in Scotland. 1875 became chief medical officer in Fiji. 1888 appointed Administrator of British New Guinea where he did much to preserve law and order - established the native police force. Explored interior and coastal areas of New Guinea and awarded the founder's medal of the Royal Geographical Society.

From the description of Diaries [manuscript]. 1890-1892. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225710139

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associatedWith Chalmers, James, 1841-1901 person
associatedWith English, Albert Charles, 1863-1945. person
associatedWith Federal Council of Australasia. corporateBody
associatedWith Grenfell, Wilfred Thomason, 1865-1940. person
associatedWith Joyce, R. B. (Roger Bilbrough), 1924-1984. person
correspondedWith Parkinson, Richard, 1844-1909. person
associatedWith Shepherd, Jack. person
associatedWith Thomson, Basil Sir, 1861-1939. person
associatedWith University of Queensland corporateBody
associatedWith Woolcock, John L. (John Laskey), 1861-1929. person
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Australia--Queensland
Papua
Papua New Guinea
Papua
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Governors--Archives
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Birth 1846-10-20

Death 1919-07-03

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