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Appiah, Joseph, 1918-

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Personal name headingAppiah, Joseph, 1918-
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Variant(s)Appiah, Joe, 1918-
Associated countryGhana
Birth date19181116
Death date1990
Place of birthKumasi (Ghana)
Place of deathAccra (Ghana)
AffiliationMiddle Temple (London, England) West African Students' Union Ghana Bar Association Ghana. Parliament
Justice Party (Ghana) Nationalist Party (Ghana)
Profession or occupationDiplomats Politicians Authors
Found inJoe 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)
LC data base, 4/19/90 (hdg.: Appiah, Joe, 1918- ; usage: Joe Appiah)
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)