E. B. Wikramanayake

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Eric Bird Wikramanayake, QC was a Ceylonese statesman and lawyer. He was the Minister of Justice in the cabinet of Prime Minister Sir John Kotelawala and a member of the Senate of Ceylon.[1] A successful lawyer[2] he was appointed a Queen's Counsel and had been educated at S. Thomas' College, Mount Lavinia. He was the father of Elanga Wikramanayake and grandfather of Arittha R Wikramanayake, Eric Wikramanayake and Athula Wikramanayake. [3] Wikramanayake was founder President of the Wildlife Protection Society of Sri Lanka[4] and served on the Board of Governors of S. Thomas' College, Mount Lavinia.


  1. ^ Young pilot's last flight remembered 50 years later Death dive into the sea
  2. ^ PODI SINGHO, Petitioner, and A. E. GOONESINHA, Respondent.
  3. ^ "Tales of Thomian legal eagles .......page 14 The Old Boy 31.12.2006" (PDF). www.stcmloba.org. 2006-12-31. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-04-26. Retrieved 2011-12-25.
  4. ^ "AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE WILDLIFE PROTECTION SOCIETY OF CEYLON. Act Nos,29 of 1968" (PDF). www.customs.gov.lk. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-04-25. Retrieved 2011-10-10.

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