• Question: What was Sir William Arthur Lewis's first job and how much did he get paid?

    Asked by Thing 1 to Sir William Arthur Lewis on 5 Oct 2022.
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      Sir William Arthur Lewis answered on 5 Oct 2022:


      He worked as a government clerk when he was a teenager and would have been paid more than agricultural workers and other manual labour, but less than white people and those with more responsibility. I don’t know exact numbers.

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