Siddhesh Joshi (Editor)

Harry Sandrasagra

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Covid-19
Profession  Lawyer
Died  September 29, 1940
Role  Lawyer
Name  Harry Sandrasagra
Ethnicity  Ceylon Tamil

Harry Sandrasagra
Born  12 June 1875 (1875-06-12)
Alma mater  St. Patrick's College, Jaffna
Education  St. Patrick's College, Jaffna

Henry Alexander Patrick Sandrasagra (12 June 1875 – 29 September 1940) was a Ceylonese lawyer and member of the Legislative Council of Ceylon.

Contents

Early life and family

Sandrasagra was born on 12 June 1875. He was the son of J. N. Sandrasagra, Superintendent of Minor Roads, Jaffna. Sandrasagra was educated at St. Patrick's College, Jaffna.

Sandrasagra married Josephine, daughter of Simon Cherubim. They had a son (Wilfred) and two daughters.

Career

Sandrasagra joined the legal profession in 1898, working at the Jaffna Bar. He later moved to the Colombo Bar and was appointed King's Counsel in 1924.

Sandrasagra was president of the National Association and the Ceylon National Congress.

Later life

Sandrasagra was appointed to the Legislative Council of Ceylon in 1929. He died on 29 September 1940.

References

Harry Sandrasagra Wikipedia


Similar Topics
Miracles (1986 film)
Riaan Botha
Markus Rosenberg
Topics
 
B
i
Link
H2
L