39 – Sir Maurice Henry Dorman

Sir Maurice Henry Dorman
1902 – 1993

Governor of Malta 1962-1971

Important dates during his Governorship

Malta becomes a Sovereign and Independent state within the Commonwealth.

Sir Maurice Henry Dorman, GCMG, GCVO (b. 1902-1993) was the representative of the British Monarchy in Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Sierra Leone, and Malta.

He studied at Cambridge University. He served in Sierra Leone from 1956 until 1962, for which he was knighted in 1957.

From 27 April 1961 (Sierra Leone’s independence day) to 27 April 1962, Dorman was the Governor-General of new nation.

From 1962 until 1964, he was the Colonial Governor of Malta and then became Governor-General of Malta from September 1964 until July 1971, when he was replaced by Sir Anthony Mamo


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