Frank Modiba

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Biographical information

Synopsis:
ANC delegate at the Congress of the People in Kliptown.
First name: 
Frank
Last name: 
Modiba
Date of birth: 
1909

Born in 1909 Modiba was a cabinetmaker. While a youngster in the Tzaneen district, he refused to tend the sheep of a European cattle farmer and received eight cuts. Modiba came to Johannesburg in 1926 and worked as a domestic servant and later in textile and garment factories. In June 1955, he served as an African National Congress (ANC) delegate at the Congress of the People in Kliptown.

Last updated : 05-Aug-2016

This article was produced for South African History Online on 17-Feb-2011