John Winfield Bonser
Rt Hon. Sir John Winfield Bonser PC (24 October 1847 – 9 December 1914) was a British barrister of Lincoln's Inn, colonial lawyer, Judge and Privy Councillor. He served as the 17th Chief Justice of Ceylon for almost 10 years.
He was Attorney General of the Straits Settlements between 1883 and 1893. He was appointed Chief Justice of the Straits Settlements, in 1893, on the untimely death from cholera of the incumbent Chief Justice, Elliot Bovill. He soon transferred to Ceylon where he served as Chief Justice of Ceylon from 1893 to 1902.
He was knighted in 1894.
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