Eusoffe Abdoolcader


1. Name: Eusoffe Abdoolcader, Tan Sri

2. Occupation: Legal Practitioner

3. Date of birth: September 18, 1924

4. Date of death: January 11, 1996

5. Education:

  1. Bar-at-Law, Gray’s Inn, London
  2. University College, University of London (1st Class Hons. LL.B.) (1946-1950)
  3. Kyoto Imperial University, Japan (Faculty of Law) (1945)
  4. Raffles College, Singapore (1941)
  5. Penang Free School (1936-1941)
  6. Hutchings School, Penang


6. Contributions:

  1. Appointed Judge of the then Federal Court (1982)
  2. Appointed as Judge of the High Court in Malaya (1974)
  3. Chairman of the Penang Bar Committee (1968-1969)


7. Honours and Awards:

  1. Darjah Pahlawan Yang Amat Gagah Perkasa (PYGP), Kelantan State Government (1995)
  2. Doctorate of Letters degree, Universiti Malaya (1989)
  3. Sri Paduka Jiwa Mahkota Kelantan (SJMK) which carries the title “Dato'”, Kelantan State Government (1989)
  4. Seri Paduka Mahkota Perak (SPMP) which carries the title “Dato’ Seri”, Perak State Government (1986)
  5. Honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD. Hon), Universiti Sains Malaysia (1986)
  6. Dato’ Paduka Cura SiManja Kini (DPCM), Perak State Government
  7. Ahli Darjah Kinabalu (ADK), Sabah State Government
  8. Datuk Kurnia Ihsan Pahang, Pahang State Government
  9. Panglima Setia Mahkota (PSM) which carries the title “Tan Sri”, Federal Government
  10. Johan Mangku Negara (JMN), Federal Government (1966)



Victor J. Morais (Ed.) (1959). The Leaders of Malaya and Who’s Who 1959-1960. Singapore: Fisher

Wong Chun Wai. (June 13, 2013). Penang’s History My Story: A small road stands to remind Penangites of Abdoolcaders’ contributions. The Star.


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