Tan Boon Teik, Malaysian-Singaporean lawyer and politician, Attorney-General of Singapore (d. 2012) was born on January 17, 1929.

Tan Boon Teik was a Singaporean judicial officer who served as Attorney-General on an acting basis from 1967 to 1968, and the full position from 1969 through to 1992. Appointed when he was 39 years old, he remains the youngest person to have held this post and remains the longest serving Attorney-General of post-independence Singapore, having held office for just over 25 years.

Tan Boon Teik, Malaysian-Singaporean lawyer and politician, Attorney-General of Singapore (d. 2012) was born on January 17, 1929.

January 17, 1929

Tan Boon Teik, Malaysian-Singaporean lawyer and politician, Attorney-General of Singapore (d. 2012) was born on January 17, 1929.

Tan Boon Teik was a Singaporean judicial officer who served as Attorney-General on an acting basis from 1967 to 1968, and the full position from 1969 through to 1992. Appointed when he was 39 years old, he remains the youngest person to have held this post and remains the longest serving Attorney-General of post-independence Singapore, having held office for just over 25 years.