Portrait of Mr. Abdul Hamid Haji Jumat, Deputy Chief Minister of Singapore

 

Title
Portrait of Mr. Abdul Hamid Haji Jumat, Deputy Chief Minister of Singapore
Description
This is a close-up of Mr. Abdul Hamid bin Haji Jumat, Deputy Chief Minister of Singapore (1956-1959) and Minister for Local Government, Lands and Housing (1955-1959). He was one of the members of the successful All-Party Constitutional Mission to London in April 1957, representing UMNO-MCA Alliance. A former student at Raffles Institution, he served as Chairman of the Singapore branch of UMNO (1954-1959); UMNO-MCA Alliance Member of Legislative Assembly for Ulu Bedok (April 1955-1959) and Geylang Serai (1959-1963); and Ambassador of Malaysia to the Federal Republic of Germany (1964-1965), Netherlands (1965), Phillipines (1966-1968) and United Arab Republic (1968-1971). Title devised by Library staff.
Source
Taken from book Singapore Constitution Exposition, Jan.-Feb., 1959 : souvenir number, page 66