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Montague Sherard Dawes Butler (1873-1952), 1936 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/1058/COL/11/2/ButlerM

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

Material relating to those with a surname beginning 'B'.


  • Creation: 1936 - 1958

Biographical / Historical

Butler attended Haileybury, before coming up to Pembroke College, where he graduated with a double first, having also been President of the Cambridge Union Society in Easter Term 1895. He became a Fellow of Pembroke in 1895 and entered the Indian Civil Service in 1896. He went on to be Governor of the Central Provinces of British-occupied India (1925-1933), Lieutenant Governor of the Isle of Man (1933-1937), and Master of Pembroke College from 1937-1948. Butler was also Mayor of Cambridge for two years between 1941 and 1943.


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Related Materials

GBR/1058/COL/11/2/ButlerR for material relating to Butler's son.

Repository Details

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