Maurice Garnier Hallett
|6th Governor of United Provinces|
7 December 1939 – 6 December 1945
|2nd Governor of Bihar Province|
|Home Secretary to the Government of British India|
|Chief Secretary to the Government of Bihar and Orissa Province|
|Secretary to the Government of Bihar and Orissa Province|
|Born||October 28, 1883|
Priors Hardwick, Warwickshire, England
|Died||May 30, 1969(aged 85)|
|Spouse(s)||Lady Gladys Veasey|
|Children||Stephen Hallett (son)|
|Father||John Thomas Hallett|
He also served as commander-in-chief of the British Indian Army. He was among the other officials to formulate an action plan with Governor-General of India, Lord Linlithgow regarding the Khaksar movement and detention of Inayatullah Khan Mashriqi.
He was first appointed as Magistrate and Collector in 1916. From 1920 to 1924, he served as Secretary to the government of Bihar Province, and later he was appointed as Officiating Commissioner in 1929. He also served as Chief Secretary to the government of Bihar and Orissa from 1930 to 1932, and Home Secretary to the government of British India from 1932 until he was later appointed as governor of Bihar from 1936 to 1937. Later, he served as sixth governor of the United Provinces from 7 December 1939 to 6 December 1945. Prior to his last appointment, he served governor of the United Provinces for a period of five months from 17 May 1938 to 16 September 1938.
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