James Wilson Robertson

Sir James Wilson Robertson, KT, GCMG, GCVO, KBE, KStJ (27 October 1899  23 September 1983) was a British civil servant who served as the last colonial governor-general of Nigeria from 1955 to 1960.


James Wilson Robertson

Robertson in 1965
2nd Governor-General of Nigeria
In office
15 June 1955  16 November 1960
Preceded byJohn Stuart Macpherson
Succeeded byNnamdi Azikiwe
Personal details
Born(1899-10-27)27 October 1899
Broughty Ferry, Dundee, Scotland
Died23 September 1983(1983-09-23) (aged 83)
United Kingdom
EducationMerchiston Castle School
Alma materBalliol College, Oxford
OccupationCivil servant
Military service
Branch/service British Army
Unit