Garfield Todd

Sir Reginald Stephen Garfield Todd (13 July 1908 – 13 October 2002) was a liberal Prime Minister of Southern Rhodesia from 1953 to 1958 and later became an opponent of white minority rule in Rhodesia.


Sir Garfield Todd
5th Prime Minister of Southern Rhodesia
In office
7 September 1953  17 February 1958
MonarchElizabeth II
GovernorSir John Kennedy
Sir Robert Tredgold
Sir Peveril William-Powlett
Preceded bySir Godfrey Huggins
Succeeded byEdgar Whitehead
Personal details
Born13 July 1908
Invercargill, New Zealand
Died13 October 2002(2002-10-13) (aged 94)
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Political partyUnited Rhodesia Party
United Federal Party
Spouse(s)Grace
ChildrenJudith Todd
Alycen Watson
Cynthia Gay Todd
Alma materUniversity of Otago
Witwatersrand University
Butler University