Protestant missionary, Teacher and Prime Minister of Rhodesia (1953-1958), in Invercargill, New Zealand. Arriving as a missionary to Southern Rhodesia in 1934, he taught school, with future Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as a pupil. As prime minister he used his power to pursue a liberal agenda to allow multi-racial trade unions and expand the number of black voters. He used colonial and property tax funds to boost black education. He established a policy that every black child should receive an education, and he dropped the ban on liquor sales to Africans. After five years of such black empowerment, the white population rebelled, and his entire cabinet resigned. A new cabinet forced him out of power. Leaving office, he warned white Rhodesians, “We must make it possible for every individual to lead a good life, to win a place in the sun. We are in danger of becoming a race of fear-ridden neurotics – we who live in the finest country on Earth."