1887 - 1963
January 1956: President U Ba U waves from his Series 62 Cadillac Convertible whilst driving down Dalhousie Street, Rangoon
U Ba U was born in Bassein in 1887 and educated at (Rangoon) Government High School and Trinity Hall, Cambridge. He was a lawyer and judge and was appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court at independence in 1948. He served one term as President (1952-1957). He died in 1963.