Tan Boon Teik Singapore’s Former Attorney-General dies

Former Attorney-General (AG) Tan Boon Teik died on Saturday.He was 83 and is survived by his wife Sook Yee, children Pip Tan Seng Hin and Tan Sui Lin, and five grandchildren.

Mr Tan Boon Teik, who retired from the position in 1992, served as acting AG from 1967 to 1968, before receiving the full appointment in 1969.He is survived by wife Sook Yee, children Pip Tan Seng Hin and Tan Sui Lin, and five grandchildren.He was acting AG from 1967 to 1968 and received the full appointment in 1969. He retired in 1992.

Tan Boon Teik Singapore's Former Attorney-General dies

Mr Tan Boon Teik was the longest serving AG in post-independence Singapore.Tan Boon Teik : Tan Boon Teik (c. 1929 – March 10, 2012) was a Singaporean lawyer. He was acting Attorney-General of Singapore from 1967 to 1968, and held the full position from 1969 through to 1992. He died March 10, 2012 aged 83.

Mr Tan Boon Teik graduated from University College London with an Honours degree in law in 1951. In 1953, he received his Masters of Laws degree from the same university. He was the Rockefeller Fellow at the University of London Institute from 1961 to 1962. Mr Tan is a Barrister-at-Law having been called to the Bar in England by Middle Temple. He is also an Advocate and Solicitor in Malaysia and Singapore.

Mr Tan was appointed the Attorney-General of Singapore in 1969 and he retired in 1992.

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