Portrait of Dr. Wong Lin Ken, Minister for Home Affairs

 

Title
Portrait of Dr. Wong Lin Ken, Minister for Home Affairs
Description
This is a head-and-shoulder portrait of Dr. Wong Lin Ken, Minister for Home Affairs from September 1970 to September 1972. He was a lecturer and later Head of the History Department at the University of Singapore and the National University of Singapore (1959-1983); Member of the Cinematograph Films Appeal Committee (1963); Chairman of the Singapore Adult Education Board (1964-1967); the first Ambassador to the United State (1967-1968); People’s Action Party Member of Parliament for Alexandra (1968-1976); and Patron of the Junior Chamber of Singapore. He was conferred the Public Service Star in 1966. Title devised by Library staff.
Source
Taken from book 庆祝我国建国第六周暨本会成立第五周年纪念特刊 = Chendera mata perayaan hari kebangsaan ka-enam dan ulang tahun ka-lima persatuan bekas orang2 tahanan politik Singapura = Souvenir for the 6th national day and 5th anniversary of Singapore Ex-Political Detainees’ Association, page 2