Posted by Anonymous (not verified) on February 17, 2011

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First Name:
Jonas Dinous
Last Name:
Matlou
Position format:
8490
Gender:
Male

ANC organiser, defendant in the 1956 Treason Trial

Born in 1920, Matlou was an insurance land agent by occupation. He was a member of the early African National Congress (ANC). He became an ANC organiser in Sophiatown, Johannesburg and was a defendant in the Treason Trial from December 1956 until late 1958. He left South Africa after the Sharpeville emergency and subsequently worked with the ANC in Ghana, Algeria and Tanzania.