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us: Atta-Mills, John Evans

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  • Fuller Name

    • John Evans Fiifi
  • Variants

    • us: Mills, J. E. A. (John Evans Atta)
    • us: Mills, John Evans Atta-
  • Addtional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1944-07-21
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2012-07-24
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Tarkwa (Ghana)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Accra (Ghana)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Ghana
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Ghana
        • Organization: (naf) Stanford University. School of Law
        • Organization: (naf) GETFund (Organization)
        • Organization: (naf) Ghana. President (2009-2012 : Atta-Mills)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Ghana. Vice president
        • Organization: Ghana. Economic Management Team
    • Gender

    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Taxation
      • Occupation

          (lcsh) Presidents
            (lcsh) Law teachers
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        • Sources

          • found: The NDC response to the NPP government's 2003 budget, 2003: t.p. (professor Atta-Mills) p. 24 (professor John Evans Atta-Mills, NDC flagbearer; elected flagbearer of the NDC, Dec. 21, 2002; in Ghana)
          • found: Presidential debate, c2010: p. before p. 1 (Prof. J.E.A. Mills) p. 1 (Professor John Evans Atta Mills, National Democratic Congress)
          • found: Wikipedia www site, 25 May 2012: John Atta Mills (Dr. John Evans Fiifi Atta Mills (born 21 July 1944) is the third and current President of the Fourth Republic of Ghana. He was inaugurated on 7 January 2009)
          • found: BBC News Africa website, Ghana's President John Atta Mills dies, July 24, 2012, viewed July 24, 2012 (d. Tuesday afternoon [July 24]; to be succeeded by Vice-Pres. John Dramani Mahama)
          • found: John Evans Atta Mills of Ghana, November 2012: title page (John Evans Atta Mills) page 7 (President John Fiifi Atta Mills; born in 1944) page 41 (died 24th July 2012)
          • found: New York times (online), viewed May 9, 2014 (in obituary published July 24, 2012: John Atta Mills; b. July 21, 1944, Tarkwa, western Ghana; d. Tuesday [July 24, 2012], Accra, aged 68; president of Ghana; referred to in article as Mr. Atta Mills)
          • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed June 29, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Mills, John Evans Atta; professor; president, educator; born 21 July 1944 in Tarkwa, Ghana; bachelor's and professional certificate of law at the University of Ghana, Legon (1966, 1967); PhD at Stanford Law School in Palo Alto, California (1971); acclaimed both for scholarly publications on tax and investment, especially the Ghanaian tax system, and for service on a number of international boards; vice president of the Republic of Ghana under President Jerry John Rawlings of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) (1997-2000); head of Ghana's Economic Management Team, which initiated a new system of value added tax and managed the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFUND); was inaugurated as the third president of Ghana's fourth republic (2009); brokered a three-year Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility with the International Monetary Fund (2009); hosted American president Barack Obama's first official trip to a sub-Saharan African nation (2010); died 24 July 2012)
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