Lionel Mxolisi Majombozi

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Medical practitioner and Provisional Secretary of the ANCYL

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Lionel Mxolisi
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One of the group of African medical students at the University of the Witwatersrand who participated in the founding of the African National Congress Youth League. Chosen provisional secretary of the League in 1944, he later relinquished the post under pressure of work. He established a medical practice in King William's Town in 1948 but was killed a year later in an automobile accident.

• 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 : 21-Sep-2012

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