|Former Cabinet Minister of Health, Fisheries|
|Died||18 June 1976 http://www.dailynews.lk/?q=sports/george-rajapaksa-first-score-twin-centuries-school-cricket|
|Political party||Sri Lanka Freedom Party|
|Alma mater||Richmond College (Sri Lanka)|
George Rajapakse (25 December 1926 – ) was a Sri Lankan politician. He was the former Cabinet Minister of Health, Fisheries and a Member of Parliament. Educated at the Royal College Colombo he is the son of D. M. Rajapaksa, known as the "Lion of the Ruhuna", nephew of Don Alwin Rajapaksa, founder member of the SLFP, and cousin of Mahinda Rajapaksa. George Rajapaksa was never defeated at any election. He continued to win the Mulkirigala seat in parliament for the Sri Lanka Freedom Party for as long as he lived. After his death in 1976, his brother Lakshman Rajapaksa of the SLFP won the Mulkirigala seat at the by-election held to fill the vacant seat.
His daughter Nirupama Rajapaksa is a current Member of Parliament and former Deputy Minister of Tourism and son Shyamlal Rajapaksa was a former Provincial Councilor and prosecutor for the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.