Lieutenant Governor

Lieutenant Governor

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. A lieutenant governor or lieutenant-governor is a high officer of state, whose precise role and rank vary by jurisdiction, but is often the deputy or lieutenant to or ranking under a governor - a "second-in-command." In many Commonwealth of Nations states, a lieutenant governor is the representative of the monarch and act as chief executive officer of the state, province or territory they received appointment.New Zealand - The only person to have held the rank of Lieutenant Governor of New Zealand was Royal Navy Captain William Hobson from 1839-1841 when New Zealand colony was a dependency of the colony of New South Wales, governed at that time by Sir George Gipps. When New Zealand was designated a Crown colony in 1841, Hobson was raised to the rank of governor, which he held until his death the following year. Subsequently in 1848 New Zealand was divided into three provinces: New Ulster, New Munster, and New Leinster, each with their own Lieutenant Governors.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Duct Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136742527
  • 9786136742526