BIOGRAPHY: TAN SRI SHEIKH AHMAD BIN MOHAMED HASHIM
Born 26 December 1896 in Penang
Educated at Victoria Institution, KL and passed Senior Cambridge
Clerk at the government office in Perlis for 38 years
Officer at Customs Dept (Jabatan Kastam)
Finance officer in Perlis (Pegawai Kewangan Negeri Perlis)
4th Menteri Besar Perlis (1 May 1959-31 December 1971); first MB after Merdeka
Active in UMNO politics in Perlis
Founded UMNO Perlis Division
Involved in Pilihan Raya Umum Tanah Melayu 1959 (PRU 1959)
Tunku Abdul Rahman (Prime Minister) appointed him as Menteri Besar Perlis after 1959 elections.
Became Menteri Besar Perlis at age 75
Ahli Majlis Perundangan Persekutuan (1948-59)
Pengerusi DBP (Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka)
Pengerusi Penasihat Lembaga dan Urusan Tabung Haji (LUTH) /
Chairman of Malaysian Pilgrimage Advisory Committee:
Tan Sri Sheikh Ahmad bin Mohamed Hashim
(Menteri Besar Perlis Ke-4)
Source: New Straits Times 4 January 1968
Experienced finance officer (pegawai kewangan berpengalaman)
First chairman of Bank Rakyat (pengerusi pertama Bank Rakyat)
Married _____ ?
Mohd Radzi Sheikh Ahmad became Member of Parliament (MP) Kangar (1982-2008) and Menteri Dalam Negeri (2006-08), and a host of other appoitments; Setiausaha Agung UMNO.
More about Mohd Radzi Sheikh Ahmad:
Stadium and Hospital Kangar:
Stadium Dato Sheikh Ahmad in Jalan Kolam, Kangar in Perlis was named in his honour, as it was built during his time as Menteri Besar Perlis. The stadium is by Sungai Perlis and Hospital Kangar.
Stadium pic and bkgr:
Masjid Ahmad, Padang Besar, Perlis:
Located near the Perlis-Thailand border.
Officially opened on 24 December 1971 (6 Zulkaedah 1391)
Structure: Ruma limas bungkus, with 2-tier roof, dome and 2 minarets at sides
Masjid pic and bkgr: Arkib Negara Malaysia
He was awarded the PMP, PMN, PJK and JP.