Mr & Mrs Lee make legal history

Tuesday, 7th August 1951

The first time in the history of Singapore's Supreme Court that a husband and wife were together admitted to the Colony Bar. Former graduates of Raffles College, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Kuan Yew passed their professional Bar examinations at Cambridge (England) in May 1950. Mr. Lee, aka Harry Lee, was an outstanding student of Raffles Institution. He was first in Serior Cambridge Examination (A-Level) in 1939 and top of the class list of Law Trips, Part II. And his wife graduated from Raffles College in 1947 and was awarded the Queen's Scholarship.

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