Gipps, Sir George

Gipps, Sir George
   Born at Ringwould, England. Educated at King's School, Canterbury, and at the Military Academy, Woolwich. Entered the army, 1809; served throughout the Peninsular War; employed in the West Indies, 1824-1829; appointed private secretary to the first lord of the Admiralty, 1834; sent to Canada as commissioner, together with Lord Gosford and Sir Charles Grey, to attempt to allay prevailing discontent, 1835; knighted, 1835; governor of New South Wales, 1836-1846.
   Index: P Royal commissioner sent to Canada with Lord Gosford and Sir Charles Grey, in 1835, 111.
   Bib.: Morgan, Cel. Can.; Dict. Nat. Biog.; Lang, New South Wales.

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