Anderson, David Murray, Sir
1874 - Anderson was born in England on April 11th. British admiral governor of Newfoundland.
1887-1894 - A distinguished naval officer, he began his career at the age of 13, and became a lieutenant at 20.
1905 - He was promoted to commander.
1911 - He became a captain.
1931 - After four decades of service, with high-ranking posts in South Africa and Britain, Anderson was made an admiral.
1932 - He retired from the navy.
1933 - He took office as governor of Newfoundland.
- Anderson served as the last governor of the Dominion of Newfoundland, and as the first chairman of Newfoundland's Commission of Government.
1935 - Anderson ended his term, in the midst of much discontent.
- He was made governor of New South Wales.
1936 - He died on October 30th, less than a year after he took office in Sydney, Australia.
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