‘Father’ of Toastmasters clubs in Malaysia dies

Gift of the gab: Gerald Green’s eldest son Roger showing one of the three books written by his father whose life revolved around writing and public speaking.– WAN MOHIZAN WAN HUSSEIN/The Star

GEORGE TOWN: Gerald Green, Toastmasters International’s first and only accredited speaker outside the United States and Canada, has passed away at age 78.

Born in Penang, Gerald was instrumental in the formation of the Malaysian Association of Professional Speakers and his name is etched in the Malaysia Book of Records (in 1994) for his professionalism and outstanding achievement in public speaking.

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