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Name: ABRAHAMS, Sidney Solomon, Sir

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Birth Date: 11 Feb1885 Birmingham

Death Date: 14 May 1957 London

First Date: 1915

Last Date: 1936

Profession: Attorney General; Chief Justice of Ceylon

Area: Zanzibar, Uganda, Tanganyika

Married: In Hampstead 1914 Ruth Leonora E. Bowman b. 2 Sep 1894 Islington

Children: Muriel Valerie Virginia (Spicer) (1 Oct 1915 Zanzibar-2 Nov 1991 London) (m. Spicer and later Senior); Anthony Claud Walter (16 June 1923 Chippenham-2011)

Book Reference: Gillett, Debrett, Red 25, Wikipedia

School: Bedford Modern Sch., Emmanuel Coll., Cambridge, BA, LLB; Barrister, Middle Temple 1909

General Information:

Appointed Town Magistrate, Zanzibar 1915. Advocate General, Baghdad 1920. President of Civil Courts, Basrah 1921. Attorney General Zanzibar 1922, Attorney General Uganda 1925, Attorney General Gold Coast 1928. Ch. Justice Uganda 1933, Ch. Justice Tanganyika 1934, Ch. Justice Ceylon 1936. Retired 1939; formerly Vice President of HM Court of Appeal for EA; became a Member of Judicial Committee of Privy Council 1941. Knighted 1936
Red 25 - seconded for service with Mesopotamian Civil Administration 1920; Advocate General, Baghdad 1920; President of Civil Courts Barrah 1921; Attorney-General Zanzibar 1922; Ag. Chief Judge, April-June 1924; Order of Brilliant Star of Zanzibar, Second Class
1912 Olympics in Stockholm - long jump
1939 England and Wales Register living in Hendon with wife

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