Biographical data


Sanger-Davies, Arthur Elphinstone


(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 1: Cyclopaedia of collectors)


Born: 1885, Tunbridge-Wells, Sussex, England.

Died: March 22, 1945, in Japanese camp at Si Rengo-Rengo near Rantau Prapat, Sumatra.



Completed his training at Oxford after starting at Cooper’s Hill; he joined the Forest Department Malay Peninsula in Aug. 1907, during his term of office holding charge of most states of the Federation; finally State Forest Officer, Negri Sembilan and Malacca; retired in June 1937, and settled at Brastagi, Sumatra. He started the regeneration-improvement-felling schemes in Malayan Forests.



Herb. Kuala Lump. [KEP], numbered in the C.F. series (see sub Conservator of Forests), collected throughout the Federated Malay States.


biographical data:

In Malayan Forester July 1937 (non vidi); l.c. 11, 1948, p. 58.