The late former Rhodesian Prime Minister Garfield Todd was born

13 July 1908   Zimbabwe  

The late former Rhodesian Prime Minister Garfield Todd was born in Invercargill, New Zealand. Todd emigrated to Southern Rhodesia from New Zealand in 1934 as a Protestant missionary and ran the Dadaya New Zealand Churches of Christ Mission school. In 1948 Todd won election to parliament. He succeeded Sir Godfrey Martin Huggins as leader of the United Rhodesia Party and Prime Minister of Southern Rhodesia in 1953 when Huggins became the inaugural Prime Minister of the newly established Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland in 1953.



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