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Presidents of Raffles College: 
A Biographical Sketch

 

R. O. Winstedt (Richard O. Winstedt)
1928-1931

 

 


Education
Magdalen College School and New College, Oxford

 

Career

 
1902 Cadet, Malayan Civil Service
1913 District Officer, Kuala Pilah, Negri Sembilan
1921-31 President, Raffles College
1924-31 Director of Education, Straits Settlements and Federated Malay States  
1927-31 Director of Education of the Federal Council, Federated Malay States
1931-35 General Advisor to the State of Johore

 

 

 

Offices held

Reader in Malay, University of London
President, Association of British Malaya
Director, Royal Asiatic Society
Member of Board, School of Oriental & African Studies

 

 

Honours

Knight Commander, Order of the British Empire
Companion of the Order of St. Michael and St. George

 

 

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