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Sri Lankan Sinhalese Family Genealogy

 AMARASEKERA, Manan Thomas de Silva - Family #3052

1   Manan Thomas de Silva Amarasekera 1889-1956

Born:21-Nov-1889 at Ahungalla. Educated at Royal College, Colombo, University of London 1912. Sportsman, Allrounder, Barrister Middle Temple 1915. Won Obeysekera Sinhalese Prize. Called to the Ceylon Bar on 16-Feb-1916. Teacher, St. Thomas’ College. Also known as “Uncle Tom”. Secretary CNC 1920. President Ceylon Workers Federation. KC 4-May-1939. Acting DJ Kandy 1936. Chairman, Village Headman Committee. Portrait unveiled at the Law Library on 1-Jan-1979. Died:22-Sep-1956.