James Gichuru

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

Thogoto, Kiambu
Political partyKenya African National Union (KANU)

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]


  1. ^ http://www.treasury.go.ke/index.php/aboutus/former-finace-ministers/217-hon-james-gichuru
  2. ^ "Navy – Ministry of Defence – Kenya". mod.go.ke. Retrieved 28 July 2021.
  3. ^ http://allafrica.com/stories/200204300010.html
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 27 September 2011. Retrieved 5 January 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ Juakaliman (17 January 2008). "Msemakweli: mashujaa". Msemakweli. Retrieved 28 July 2021.