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Alfred Henry Simpson was British, Kenyan judge. Certified: (solicitor) 1938, bar: Scotland 1952, New South Wales, Australia 1967. Named Knight Bachelor, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, 1985. Member of New South Wales Bar, Faculty Advisers Scotland, Royal Canberra Golf Club (Australia), Royal Commonwealth Society Club (London).

Background

Simpson, Alfred Henry was born on October 29, 1914 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland. Son of John Robertson and Mary (Hendry) Simpson.

Education

Master of Arts, St. Andrews University, Scotland, 1935. Bachelor of Laws, Edinburgh University, Scotland, 1938.

Career

Legal secretary British Military Administration, Cyrenaica, 1946—1948. Law officer, crown counsel Singapore, 1948—1956. High court judge Ghana, 1957—1961, Sarawak-Sabah, Malaysia, 1962—1965.

Judge, chief justice Nairobi, Kenya, 1967—1985. Chairman Council Legal Education Judicial Service Commission, Kenya, 1982—1985. Patron Institute Arbitrators, Kenya, 1984—1985.

Major Royal Army Service Corps., 1941-1945.

Achievements

  • Certified: (solicitor) 1938, bar: Scotland 1952, New South Wales, Australia 1967.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Laws of Singapore, 1955.

Membership

Member of New South Wales Bar, Faculty Advisers Scotland, Royal Canberra Golf Club (Australia), Royal Commonwealth Society Club (London).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf.

Connections

Married Hilda Corson Rodgers, December 30, 1941. 1 child Velleda Hilda Corson.

father:
John Robertson Simpson

mother:
Mary (Hendry) Simpson

spouse:
Hilda Corson Rodgers

child:
Velleda Hilda Corson Simpson