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Paton, Alan Stewart

Born: 1903 AD
Died: 1988 AD

South African activist and author


principal of Diepkloof Reformatory 1935-1948


wrote novels "Cry, the Beloved Country" 1948, "Too Late the Phalarope" 1953, "Ah, But Your Land Is Beautiful" 1981, short story collection "Debbie Go Home" 1961 (also "Tales from a Troubled Land"), autobiographies "Towards the Mountain" 1980, "Journey Continued" 1988


leader of Liberal Party 1958-1968