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James Davidson
(22 March 1921 - May 2004)
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James Alfred Davidson, OBE
Former Governor of the British Virgin Islands

JAmes Alfred Davidson was a retired British naval commander, diplomat and a former Governor of the British Virgin Islands.

Early life

James Alfred Davidson was born on 22 March 1921and educated at Portsmouth Grammar School and Christ's Hospital, then at the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth.

Career

Barwick served as Governor of the British Virgin Islands from November 1978 to 1981.

During the Second World War James Davidson served in every theatre of the war at sea. When peace came, he joined the Commonwealth Relations Office, and after working in Cambodia as the Khmer Rouge took over, he held high posts in Brunei, Bangladesh and the British Virgin Islands. Turning to the law after his retirement from the Diplomatic Service, he had a third career with the Pensions appeal tribunal.

Personal life

Davidson was married to wife Daphne Davidson.

Death

Davidson died in May 2004.

Sources
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Governor_of_the_Virgin_Islands
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Alfred_Davidson
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Occupation Diplomat
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Date of Birth 22 March 1921
Place of Birth United Kingdom
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Date of Death May 2004
Place of Death United Kingdom
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Notable Accomplishments
Governor of the British Virgin Islands: Nov 1978 - 1981
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