03 Feb '12, 8am

Remembering Dr Toh Chin Chye

Remembering Dr Toh Chin Chye

SINGAPORE: The founding chairman of the People's Action Party - and a founding father of modern Singapore - Dr Toh Chin Chye, has died. He was 90 years old. Dr Toh had served as a Cabinet minister from 1959 to 1981, with nine of those years as deputy prime minister. He was the son of a small town bicycle shop owner in Perak, Malaysia. But his academic brilliance was to take him away from his hometown, on scholarship after scholarship, from Anglo Chinese School in Ipoh, to Raffles College in Singapore, and then on to London for a doctorate in physiology. It was in London that Dr Toh got closer to his future political comrades, Dr Goh Keng Swee and Mr Lee Kuan Yew. On his return to Singapore, Dr Toh became a lecturer at the College of Medicine. But his political activism continued as he joined in the secret political discussions started by Mr Lee at his home. Following Dr To...

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