Sir Tore Lokoloko  (21 September 1930 – 13 March 2013) was a Papua New Guinean politician who served as the second Governor-General of Papua New Guinea from 1977 to 1983. He was Governor-General during Queen Elizabeth's Silver Jubilee visit to the country, when he was appointed GCVO and GCMG.
Sir Tore Lokoloko
|2nd Governor-General of Papua New Guinea|
1 March 1977 – 1 March 1983
|Prime Minister||Sir Michael Somare |
Sir Julius Chan
|Preceded by||Sir John Guise|
|Succeeded by||Sir Kingsford Dibela|
|Born||21 September 1930|
Iokea village, Territory of Papua
|Died||13 March 2013 (aged 82)|
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
|Cause of death||Respiratory Failure|
|Resting place||Iokea village|
|Nationality||Papua New Guinean|
|Political party||United Party|
Lokoloko was born in the village of Iokea, Papua (now in Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea). He was the son of Paramount Chief Lokoloko Tore, and attended the Sogeri School, set up by the former Australian administrators in 1944.
Like Sir John Guise, Lokoloko had been a member of the House of Assembly of Papua and New Guinea prior to self-government, from 1968 to 1972. He was selected to replace Guise as Governor-General on 18 February 1977, and remained in that position through 1 March 1983. He later became the chairman of Indosuez Niugine Bank, a position he remained in through 1989. Lokoloko died on 13 March 2013 of respiratory failure after a severe asthma attack.
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Sir John Guise
| Governor-General of Papua New Guinea
Sir Kingsford Dibela