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Goh Keng Swee

Nationality

Singaporean

Birthplace

Malaysia

Birthdate

October 6, 1918

Deathdate

May 14, 2010

Deathplace

Singapore

2nd Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore

Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew

Preceded by Toh Chin Chye

Succeeded by S. Rajaratnam

Goh Keng Swee (Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Gô͘ Khèng-sūi; 6 October 1918 – 14 May 2010) was the second Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore between 1973 and 1984, and a Member of Parliament for the Kreta Ayer constituency for a quarter of a century.

Goh died in the early morning of 14 May 2010 at the age of 91. See also. His body lay in state at Parliament House from 20 to 22 May. A state funeral was held on 23 May 2010 at the Singapore Conference Hall. After the ceremony, a private ceremony for family members was held at the Mandai Crematorium. As a mark of respect, the State flag was flown at half-staff from all Government buildings between 20 and 23 May.

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