James Gichuru

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James Gichuru

Acting Chairman of the Kenya African National Union (KANU)
In office
1960–1961
Succeeded byJomo Kenyatta
Personal details
Born
James Gichuru

1914
Thogoto, Kiambu
Died1982
NationalityKenyan
Political partyKenya African National Union (KANU)
ProfessionPolitician

James Samuel Gichuru (1914–1982) was a Kenyan politician. He was a minister for Finance,[1] Minister for Defence[2] and a former member of parliament for the Limuru Constituency.[3] He was among the founders of the Kenya African National Union (KANU) party in 1960 as well as its acting chairman (for jailed Jomo Kenyatta) to 1961.[4][5]

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