Laithwaite, Sir John Gilbert (1894–1986), knight, civil servant and diplomatist

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Laithwaite, Sir John Gilbert (1894–1986), knight, civil servant and diplomatist

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1894–1986

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Private Secretary to the Viceroy of India (Marquess of Linlithgow), 1936–43, and Secretary to the Governor-General, 1937–43
Assistant Under-Secretary of State for India, 1943
Under-Secretary (Civil) of the War Cabinet, 1944–5
Deputy Under-Secretary of State for Burma, 1945–7
Deputy Under-Secretary of State for India, 1947
Deputy Under-Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations, 1948–9
UK Representative to the Republic of Ireland, 1949–50
Ambassador to the Republic of Ireland, 1950–1
High Commissioner for the UK in Pakistan, 1951–4
Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations, 1955–9

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