Shri. A.L. Jacob

DSon of Shri Ligory Jacob; born on 19 April 1911; Wife:Philomina Jacob; 5 Sons, 3 Daughters.

Member, Kochi Legislative Assembly (1948), Travancore Cochin Legislative Assembly (1949-51) and (1952-53); 1st KLA [Ernakulam-INC], 2nd KLA [Ernakulam-Congress], 4th KLA [Ernakulam-Congress (I)], 5th KLA [Ernakulam-Congress(I)], 6th KLA [Ernakulam-Congress], 7th KLA [Ernakulam-Congress].

Minister for Agriculture from 29-10-1978 to 07-10-1979; Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries from 01-09-1983 to 25-03-1987; Member, Kerala University Senate, Cochin University Senate, Kerala Sports Council; President KPCC(I); Became member of INC in 1932; Participated in Quit India Movement; Founder President, All Kerala Weight Lifting Association.

Recipient of Papal Honour, “Bena Merendi”

Expired on 20-09-1995; Obituary made on 06-03-1996.