M. D. H. Jayawardena

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M. D. H. Jayawardena
Minister of Plantation Industries
In office
23 July 1977 – 1979
PresidentJ. R. Jayewardene
Prime MinisterRanasinghe Premadasa
J. R. Jayewardene
Minister of Housing and Scientific Research
In office
1968–1970
Prime MinisterDudley Senanayake
Minister of Health
In office
1965–1968
Prime MinisterDudley Senanayake
Preceded byBadi-ud-din Mahmud
Succeeded byGeorge Rajapaksa
Minister of Finance
In office
1 July 1954 – 18 February 1956
Prime MinisterJohn Kotelawala
Preceded byOliver Goonetilleke
Succeeded byStanley de Zoysa
Member of the Sri Lankan Parliament
for Horana
In office
1952–1956
Preceded byA. P. Jayasuriya
Succeeded byK. A. S. Palansuriya
Member of Parliament
for Kottawa
In office
1965–1970
Preceded byRobert Gunawardena
Succeeded byChandra Gunasekera
Personal details
Born
Mahabalage Don Henry Jayawardena

(1915-03-29)29 March 1915
Padukka, British Ceylon
Died29 September 1986(1986-09-29) (aged 71)
Sri Lanka
Political partyUnited National Party

Mahabalage Don Henry Jayawardena (29 March 1915 – 29 September 1986) was a Sri Lankan lawyer, businessman and politician. Jayawardena served as the Minister of Finance, Minister of Health, Minister of Housing and Scientific Research and Minister of Plantation Industries between 1954–1977.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ De Silva, K. M. (1994). J.R. Jayewardene of Sri Lanka: 1906-1956. University of Hawaii Press. p. 325.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Minister of Plantation Industries
1970–1977
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Minister of Housing and Scientific Research
1968–1970
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Badi-ud-din Mahmud
Minister of Health
1965–1968
Succeeded by
George Rajapaksa
Preceded by
Robert Gunawardena
Member for Kottawa Electoral District
1965–1970
Succeeded by
Chandra Gunasekera
Preceded by
Oliver Goonetilleke
Minister of Finance
1954–1956
Succeeded by
Stanley de Zoysa
Preceded by
A. P. Jayasuriya
Member for Horana Electoral District
1952–1956
Succeeded by
K. A. S. Palansuriya