Kuper, Simon Meyer

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KUPER, SIMON MEYER (1906–1963), South African Supreme Court judge. Kuper was appointed King's Counsel in 1946 and raised to the bench in 1955. He was chairman of the South African Jewish Board of Deputies (1944–49) and the South African Zionist Federation (1950–55). He gave evidence on behalf of South African Jewry before the Anglo-American Commission of Inquiry on Palestine (1946). Kuper died of a shot fired through the window of his house by an unknown assassin.