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us: Appiah, Joseph, 1918-

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    • us: Appiah, Joe, 1918-
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    • Birth Place

        (naf) Kumasi (Ghana)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Accra (Ghana)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Ghana
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Middle Temple (London, England)
        • Organization: (naf) West African Students' Union
        • Organization: (naf) Ghana Bar Association
        • Organization: (naf) Ghana. Parliament
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Justice Party (Ghana)
        • Organization: Nationalist Party (Ghana)
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        (lcsh) Diplomats
          (lcsh) Politicians
            (lcsh) Authors
        • Sources

          • found: Joe Appiah, 1990: CIP t.p. (Joseph Appiah) foreword (Joseph Emmanuel Appiah; b. Nov. 1918, Ghana; political activist) pref. signed (Joe Appiah) bk. p. 369 (d. 7/8/90, Accra)
          • found: LC data base, 4/19/90 (hdg.: Appiah, Joe, 1918- ; usage: Joe Appiah)
          • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed November 14, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Appiah, Joseph Emmanuel; diplomat, political figure; born 16 November 1918 in Kumasi, Ghana; sudied law in Britain and became a member of the Middle Temple (1944); president of pro-independence West African Students' Union (WASU); return to Ghana and joined Danquah's party; elected to parliament, representing a district in the Ashanti region; arrested and interned at Ussher Fort Prison (1961); released late the following year; returned to public service as a diplomat (1966); represented Ghana's Bar Association and helped draft the constitution (1969); founded the the Nationalist Party; formed a united opposition Justice Party and became extra-parliamentary chairman; his memoir was published in 1990; died 1990 in Accra, Ghana)
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          • 1990-04-19: new
          • 2015-03-20: revised
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