Bertram Buxton Xiniwe

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Hotel operator in King William's Town, elected to the Natives' Representative Council in 1937

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Bertram Buxton Xiniwe was born in Middledrift in the Cape, the son of Paul Xiniwe, who subsequently became a well-known hotel operator in King William's Town. Xiniwe was elected to the Natives' Representative Council in 1937 and remained a member until his death in 1949. He was educated at Lovedale was a law agent by profession.

• Gerhart G.M and Karis T. (ed)(1977). From Protest to challenge: A documentary History of African Politics in South Africa: 1882-1964, Vol.4 Political Profiles 1882 ”“ 1964. Hoover Institution Pres: Stanford University.  

Last updated : 02-Nov-2011

This article was produced for South African History Online on 28-Oct-2011