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Name: DAVIES, Edward John QC, Sir

Birth Date: 20 Feb 1898 Ferndale, Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan

Death Date: 5 Oct 1969 Paddington, London

Profession: Lawyer, Crown Counsel

Married: 1931 Ada Alberta Carlota de Rodriguez b. 16 Aug 1898, d. 27 Jan 1977 Enfield

Children: one son; one dau

Book Reference: Red 31, Colonial, Dominion

School: Llandovery Coll; Univ of Wales

General Information:

Colonial has Sir Edward John Davies QC, b. 1898; ed Llandovery Coll. & Univ of Wales; Military service 1916-18; Cr. Counsel Kenya 1927; Gold Coast 1933 etc. Ch. Justice Tanganyika 1956-60

Gazette - 28/6/1927 - Arrived on 1st Appointment - Crown Counsel - E.J. Davies

Dominion - Crown Counsel, Attorney General's Dept.  – 1930

Solicitor-General Trinidad 1935-8; Solicitor-Gen 1941-6, Attorney-Gen 1946-55 Singapore; Chief Justice Tanganika 1955-60. Prisoner in Changi Prisoner of War camp by Japanese 1942-end of war.

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