John Didcott

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John Mowbray Didcott
Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa
In office
14 February 1995 – 20 October 1998
Nominated by Judicial Service Commission
Appointed by President Nelson Mandela
Succeeded by Sandile Ngcobo
Personal details
Born (1931-08-14)14 August 1931
Durban, Natal, South Africa
Died 20 October 1998(1998-10-20) (aged 67)
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Nationality South African
Alma mater Hilton College, University of Cape Town
Occupation Judge
Profession Lawyer

John Mowbray Didcott (14 August 1931 — 20 October 1998) was a South African judge who was a Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa from the court's opening on 14 February 1995 until his death.[1]


  1. ^ Pace, Eric (27 October 1998). "John Didcott, South African Lawyer and Judge, Dies at 67". New York Times. Retrieved 19 January 2011.