Sir Milton Margai was the first protectorate to become a doctor. From the year 1928-1950 Margai became part of the Sierra Leone government service during that time he was able to work his way up to the rank of senior medical officer. Margai served in 11 of the districts in the protectorate. Margai was the founder of the Sierra Leone People's party or the SLPP. In 1953 Margai was appointed to the position the minister of health, agriculture, and forestry. 1954 was when Sierra Leone finally gained its self-government and Margai again moved up in the rankings to become the chief minister. 1959 was officially named the premier and knighted to gain the title of prime minister. Margai served in office till April 27, 1964. Margai passed away on April 28,1964 his final resting place is the Sierra Leone House of Parliament compound in Tower Hill, Freetown Sierra Leone.
<a href="http://biography.yourdictionary.com/sir-milton-augustus-striery-margai">Sir Milton Augustus Striery Margai</a>
|Sir Milton Margai The first Prime Minister of Sierra Leone|