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Y.T.M Tunku Ismail Bin Tunku Yahaya

Translation by Haji Hashim Bin Samin

 

He was born on 23 April, 1907 in Kulim, into the Kedah royal family. He had his education at the Malay school and passed the Senior Cambridge at the Sultan Abdul Hamid College in Alor Setar.

Career:

  • Cadet, Kedah Civil Service (1926)
  • Assistant Land Officer, Kubang Pasu
  • Assistant District and Land Officer, Sik
  • Land Officer, Kubang Pasu
  • District and Land Officer, Langkawi
  • The First Assistant Superintendent, Monopolies and Customs, Alor Setar
  • District Officer, Kulim
  • District Officer, Kuala Muda
  • Chief Magistrate, Alor Setar
  • Food Controller, Kedah
  • Member, Municipal Council, Kota Setar
  • Deputy Secretary of State, Kedah
  • Secretary of State, Kedah (1948)
  • Acting Menteri Besar, Kedah (1949 - 1951)
  • Second Menteri Besar, Kedah (1954 - 1959)

 
   
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