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William Ofori-Atta

ATTA, OFORI- William,B.A. (Econ.). Barrister-al-Law, Solicitor and Advocate; Educationist; Politician. BORN: October 10,1910; Kibi, Eastern Region, Ghanaian. Married, with children. EDUCATION: Kibi Govt. School (1919-24); Mfantsipim School, Cape Coast ( 1 925-28); Achimola College (1929-33); Queen's College, Cambridge, England (1935-38). Gained B.A. (Econ.) degree; called to the English Bar.

APPOINTMENTS: Teacher, Achimola School (1933-43); State Secretary, Kibi (1943-44); State Treasurer, Kibi (1947); Headmaster, Abuakwa State College (1947-52); Member of Parliament in the dissolved National Assembly of the 1st Republic (1951-54); Member, Political Committee of the dissolved N.L.C. (1966-68); Chairman, Stale Cocoa Marketing Board (1966-68); Member: Constitutional Commission (1967); Constituent Assembly (1968); Member of Parliament (P.P.) (Second Republic) for Akwatia Constituency; Minister of Education, Culture and Sports; Minister of Foreign Affairs; Member of the Standing Orders Committee in the dissolved National Assembly ofthe 2nd Republic, (August 29,1969Jan. 13,1972). RECREATIONS: Reading and Music.

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