Franz Dep Family #3084

Sri Lanka Sinhalese Family Genealogy

DEP Franz – Family #3084

1  Franz Dep

...2  Abraham Dep (Aberanchi Appu) b:1778 in San Sabastian, Colombo d:1856 (circa)

……3  Wewage Johannes Dep

……3  Cornelius Dep (Weerasinghe Kangany)

………4  Wewage Arnolis Dep (Weerasinghe)

…………5  Dona Helena Dep Weerasinghe + Muhamdiram Tudugalage Don Philip Wijewardena [3062]

              6  Don Phillip Wijewardene.(STC-Mutwal)

              6  Don Lewis Wjewardene,(STC-Mutwal)

              6  Don Albert Wijewardene.(STC-Mutwal)

              6  Don Edmund Wijewardene.(STC-Mutwal)

              6  Don Charles Wijewardene(STC-Mut) + Wimala Wijewardene MP. Minister of Health 1959

              6  Don Walter Tudugalage Wijewardena 1894-1939 + Anula Kalyanawathie Wijesinghe
          	   7   Phillip Upali Wijewardena 1938-1983, b:17-Feb-1938. Educated at Royal College, Colombo. Joined St. Johns School, Surrey, University of Cambridge. 
Business magnate, Industrialist. Established Mazda car assembly plant, UMC Radio Company, Chocolate Manufacturing Company Kandos. Chairman GCEC. Disappeared
in his Jet Plane on his way from Malaysia to Sri Lanka on 13-Feb-1983 + Lakmini Ratwatte (3060)

                  7  Anoja Devi Wijewardene + Prof Stanley Wijesundera, Vice Chancellor Colombo University.  Assasinated by JVP in 1989

                      8  Shalitha Wijesundera

                      8  Dr Rohan Wijesundera

                  7  Kalyani Devi Wijeywardene + Attygalle

                      8  Dhammika Attygalle


            6  Don Richard Wijewardena 1886-1950, Established Lake House newspapers in Ceylon, STC Mutwal, Cambridge University, UK, b:25-Feb-1886 at Sedawatte. Educated at Sedawatte School, St. Thomas’ College, Mutuwal, University of Cambridge, 1912. Purchased “The Ceylonese” Newspaper, owned Lake House Newspapers. Secretary, Ceylon National Association, Oct 1913, Prop. Dinamina 14-Dec-1914, CDN Jan-1918, Obsever 1923, Silumina 30-Mar-1930, Thinakaran 1932, Waramanjari 1948. Executive Member CNC 1920-1927. Temperance Leader. Established Sangawasa, University of Ceylon, Peradeniya. Freedom Fighter. Pioneer Shift of the University to Peradeniya. D:13-Jun-1950 + Alice Gertrude Ruby Meedeniya m:Jan-1916

                 7  Ranjith Wijewardene

                     8  Ruwan Wijewardene

                 7  Nalini Wijewardene + Esmond Wickremasinghe

                     8  Ranil Wickremasinghe, Prime Minister 1993/1994,2001-2004, Leader of the Opposition 1995-2000,2005 to date + Maithree Wickremasinghe

                     8  Shan Wickremasinghe Chairman TNL TV


             6  Harriot Wijewardene + Dr Arthur Seneviratne (eye specialist) (3108)

                 7  Nanda Seneviratne + Clare Seneviratne

                 7  Kumari Seneviratne


             6  Agnes Helen Don Philip Wijewardena, m:1905 + Justice Eugene Wilfred Jayewardene KC, b:11-Jun-1874, d:28-Nov-1936  [3002], b:11-Jun-1874 at Kalutara. Educated at Royal College, Colombo. Actg. Private Secretary to Justice Granier, 1897. Called to the English bar, Inner Temple, 1908. President, law Students’ Union. Actg. DJ, Police Magistrate. Commissioner of Requests 1906. Member of the Legal Council of Education. Additional DJ (1910-1911), Member CMC 1920, Judge May 1928. Vice President SSC. Took a leading role in the in the revision and comparison of the new Criminal Procedure Code, 1881. d:28-Nov-1932.

                 7  Jayawardena + Athukorale

                 7  M M Jayawardena

                 7  Harry Wilfred Jayawardena,1916-1990 President SL Bar Association, b:3-Nov-1916. Educated at Royal College, Colombo. Called to the Bar, SC 18-Mar-1941, QC 1954, LLD (Hons) University of Colombo, 1985. Life Member bar Association. President Sri lanka Bar Association. First President, Law Association. President Organization of Professionals Association. Vice President Commonwealth Law Association. Chairman Industrial Disputes Commission. UN Human Rights Commission. D:20-Apr-1990

                 7  E W Jayawardena

                 7  Corbert Jayawardena,b:13-Mar1908, d:1981, Later Sedawatte Dharmaruchi Thera

                 7  Dulci Jayawardena, 1912-1985, President Colombo Ladies League for 16 years, member Soroptimist International Organization, UK, member Prisons Project)  d:31-Dec-1985 + F.A. (Rick) Abeywardena (Crown Advocate, Galle) (3025)

                 7  R F Jayawardena

                 7  Girlie Jayawardena + Weeratunga


                 7  Junius Richard Jayewardene 1906-1996, Educated a Royal College, Colombo.  Prime Minister (1977–78) and President (1978–88) of Sri Lanka. Active in Sri Lankan politics since the early 1940s, he was a founding member of the United National Party. Supporting a new presidential constitution (1978), he stressed free-market, pro-Western policies and large-scale development and won elections in 1977 and 1982. In 1983, however, he was unable to prevent civil war between Tamils and majority Sinhalese; the unrest continued through the remainder of his presidency, despite Indian intervention (1987).

                     8  Ravi Jayawardena + Charmaine Vanderkoen (7001)

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