MIA: Encyclopedia of Marxism: Glossary of People



de Zylva, Terrence N. (1887– 1960)

Educated Wesley College, Colombo, 1911-15. School master, Prince of Wales, Wesley College, Zahira, and Sri Sumangala. Established Kolonnawa Vidyala (now named the Terrence de Zilva School). Active in Suriya Mal campaign, 1933-35. Founding member Lanka Sama Samaja Party, 1935. Jailed during WWII. Sided with Philip Guawardena in post-war split in LSSP. Councillor, Kolonnawa Urban Council.

Compiled by Charles Wesley Ervin