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Husein Hasanally Abdoolcader

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Name  Husein Abdoolcader
Died  June 16, 1974
Education  Raffles Institution

Sir Husein Hasanally Abdoolcader, CBE (b. 10 September 1890, in Surat, Bombay Presidency, British India; d. 16 June 1974) was a barrister and politician in Malaya.

He was educated first in Malaya, at Raffles Institution, Singapore and Penang Free School, Penang. He was sent to England and went to Ilford County High School and Christ's College, Cambridge, then joined Lincoln's Inn.

Career

He was:

  • an Indian Member of the Straits Settlements Legislative Council from 1928 until the outbreak of the war with Japan;
  • a member of the Advisory Council of the Governor of The Malayan Union;
  • a member of the Indian Immigration Committee, 1935-1953;
  • President of the Third All Malaya Indian Conference, 1929-1930;
  • Indian Member of the Municipal Commission, Georgetown, Penang, 1925-1951;
  • President of the Penang Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals;
  • President of the Mohammedan Football Association of Malaya.
  • He was awarded the George V Silver Jubilee Medal, 1935 and the George VI Coronation Medal, 1937. He was made a CBE in 1938 and knighted in 1948.

    References

    Husein Hasanally Abdoolcader Wikipedia


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