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Tan Chok Kian, former POSB chairman, dies at 84

"He was fun to be with and tended to crack jokes, the academic sort; when he delivered his punchline . . . it was very subtle, you continued to think about it after and would smile later," says a golf buddy of Mr Tan's.


TAN Chok Kian Alphonsus, a former chairman of the beloved Post Office Savings Bank died on Sunday, aged 84. Mr Tan was also a senior civil servant who had served on many ministries and statutory boards in the 70s and 80s.

He was acting deputy secretary for finance (1963