Mr. J. J. B. Rees, 1919-1923
MR. J. J. B. REES, 1919-1923
Mr Rees was born in South Wales in 1882.
He was educated there and in England and obtained his B.Sc. Degree at the London University. He was outstanding at games.
After teaching for eight years in England, he was the Senior Science Master at the Johannesburg College (later King Edward VII School) from 1909 to 1919, when he was appointed Headmaster of the Technical High School.
Mr. Rees possessed vision, courage and confidence in his ability to perform the task allotted to him. His rare smile revealed a lovable person within the often aloof and always efficient Headmaster.
He achieved much in the short time before his death in 1923.