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The Senanayake Clan

D.S. Senanayake, first Prime Minister of Independent Sri Lanka in 1948, in typical Kandyan regalia with the old Ceylon Flag in the background

photo courtesy of Dehan Seneviratne, Colombo, Sri Lanka

 

seated center: Don Spater Senanayake

seated left: his daughter, Maria Frances Senanayake, 

seated right: his wife, Dona Catherina Elizabeth Perera Gunasekera Senanayake  

standing back row: son-in-law, F.H.Dias Bandaranaike, sons, D.S. Senanayake, D.C.Senanayake, & F.R. Senanayake

photo: A. Wright, Twentieth Century Impressions of Ceylon, 1907, extracted from the back cover page of "Nobodies to Somebodies, The Rise of the Colonial Bourgeoisie in Sri Lanka" by Kumari Jayawardena

 

standing at back: D.S. Senanayake

seated left to right: D.C. Senanayake, Amadoris Mendis, unidentified person, F.R. Senanayake

seated on the grass in front: unidentified person, Carolis (DS Senanayakes valet in later years)

photo, courtesy Darini Rajasinghma Senanayake, extracted from the front cover of "Nobodies to Somebodies, The Rise of the Colonial Bourgeoisie in Sri Lanka" by Kumari Jayawardena

 

Don Spater Senanayake & Dona Catherina Elizabeth Perera Gunasekera Senanayake  

photo: courtesy Dehan Seneviratne, Colombo, Sri Lanka