BURMA: Sir Paw for U Saw

To succeed Premier Saw, arrested by the British last fortnight for dickering with the Japanese (TIME, Jan. 26), the British Governor of Burma last week picked robust, midde-aged, cheroot-smoking Sir Paw Tun, formerly Premier Saw's Minister of Lands & Revenue.

English-trained as a barrister, Sir Paw Tun went back to Burma via the U.S. 20 years ago, fell in love at first sight with an American blonde, married her. He and Lady Paw Tun live in a mansion opposite Rangoon's City Hall, have two sons and a daughter. Lady Paw Tun runs a...

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