Stephen John Hill


Stephen John Hill

Sir Stephen John Hill, KCMG, CB (June 10, 1809 – 20 October 1891) was a colonial governor.

Born in the West Indies, Hill began his colonial service in Africa, becoming governor of the Gold Coast (modern Ghana) in 1851. In 1854 he became governor of Sierra Leone. Then in 1863 he was appointed governor of the Leeward Islands and Antigua. In 1869 Hill became governor of Newfoundland. He died in 1891 in London, England.

ee also

* Governors of Newfoundland
* List of people of Newfoundland and Labrador

External links

* [http://www.heritage.nf.ca/govhouse/governors/g50.html Biography at Government House "The Governorship of Newfoundland and Labrador"]
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