John Mensah Sarbah

West African donor to the African Collection through A. Ridyard

He was born Cape Coast 3 June 1864, student at Wesleyan High School in Cape Coast, student at Taunton School in Britain until 1884, read law, called to the Bar (Lincoln’s Inn) 1887, in private practice on the Gold Coast, author, educationist, statesman, organist, co-founder of Mfantsipim School in Cape Coast (1903-1905), extraordinary member 1900 and unofficial member 1901-1910 of the Legislative Council, member of the Cape Coast Town Council, co-founder of the A.R.P.S., created C.M.G. 1910. He published several written works, and there are several written works published about him. [refs:
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