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Danquah, Joseph Boakyelocked

  • Richard Rathbone


Danquah, Joseph Boakye (1895–1965), lawyer and politician in Ghana, was born on 21 December 1895 at Bepong, Kwawu, Gold Coast, the son of Emmanuel Yaw Boakye Danquah (d. 1907) and his second wife, Lydia Okom Korantemaa. His royal father had been chief state drummer to the ...

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