Lamina Sankoh

Politician, Deceased Person

1884 – 1964

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Who was Lamina Sankoh?

Lamina Sankoh, born as Etheldred Jones, was a Sierra Leonean pre-independence politician, educator, banker and cleric. Sankoh is known most prominently for helping to found the People's Party in 1948, which was one of the first political parties in Sierra Leone. It eventually became the Sierra Leone People's Party.

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Born
Jun 28, 1884
Freetown
Religion
  • Christianity
Ethnicity
  • Sierra Leone Creole people
Profession
Education
  • University of Oxford
  • Wycliffe Hall, Oxford
  • Fourah Bay College
Died
1964
Freetown

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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