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Oehlers, Sir George Edward Noellocked

Kt 1958; OBE 1953

Born 1 April 1908; s of late George Rae Oehlers and late Frances Maude Oehlers; m 1940, Daphne Eleanor (d 1960), o d of late John Hayward Pye, Penang and London, and late Eleanor Margaret Pye, Penang and Singapore; two s three d; m 1965, Annie Wilson Kirkwood Tessensohn (widow), d of late John Patrick Flynn, Edinburgh and late Jessie Knox Watt, Edinburgh; died 26 Oct. 1968

President, Industrial Court of Malaysia, since August 1967

Education

St Andrew’s School, Singapore; Raffles Institution, Singapore

Career

Barrister-at-Law, Gray’s Inn, London, 1928–31. Municipal Comr and City Councillor Singapore, 1933–41 and 1947–54; Speaker of the Legislative Assembly: Singapore, 1955–63; Sabha, 1963–64. Chairman: Public Utilities Bd, Singapore, 1963–65; Industrial Arbitration Tribunal, 1965–67. Formerly Mem. in Singapore of: Raffles Museum and Library Cttee; Silver Jubilee Fund Cttee; Advisory Cttee, TB Treatment Allowance; Singapore Education Bd; Allocation Cttee, National Service; Queen’s Scholarship Bd

Clubs

Singapore Recreation, Singapore Hockey Assoc., Singapore Eurasian Assoc., Singapore Cricket; Selangor, Lake, Selangor Eurasian Assoc., Arthur’s Cave (Kuala Lumpur)

Addresses

296 D. Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Malaysia

(office) Kuala Lumpur 21070

109 H. Emerald Mansions, Emerald Hill road, Singapore

Singapore 21261