J. F. R. Jacob

Jack Farj Rafael Jacob
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29th Governor of Punjab
In office
27 November 1999 – 8 May 2003
Appointed byPresident of India (then, K. R. Narayanan)
PresidentK. R. Narayanan
Prime MinisterAtal Bihari Vajpayee
Chief MinisterParkash Singh Badal
Preceded byB. K. N. Chhibber
Succeeded byO. P. Verma
9th Governor of Goa
In office
19 April 1998 – 26 November 1999
Appointed byPresident of India (then, K. R. Narayanan)
PresidentK. R. Narayanan (1999–2002)
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (2002–2003)
Prime MinisterAtal Bihari Vajpayee
Chief MinisterPratapsingh Rane (1998)
Luizinho Faleiro (1998–1999)
Francisco Sardinha (1999)
Preceded byT. R. Satish Chandran
Succeeded byMohammed Fazal
Personal details
Jack Farj Rafael Jacob

2 May 1921[1][note 1]
CalcuttaBengal PresidencyBritish India
(Now, KolkataWest Bengal, India)

Died13 January 2016 (aged 94)
New Delhi, India
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
OccupationIndian Army officer
ProfessionArmy officer
Military career
Allegiance British India
Service/branch British Indian Army
 Indian Army
Years of service7 June 1942 – 31 July 1978
RankLieutenant General of the Indian Army.svg Lieutenant General
Service numberIC-470[2]
Commands held

12 Infantry Division

Battles/warsWorld War II

Indo-Pakistan War of 1965

Indo-Pakistan War of 1971

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