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Kailas Nath Wanchoo (25 February 1903 – 1988) was the tenth Chief Justice of India.
|10th Chief Justice of India|
12 April 1967 – 24 February 1968
|Appointed by||Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan|
|Preceded by||K. Subba Rao|
|Succeeded by||M. Hidayatullah|
|Chief Justice of Bombay High Court|
|Preceded by||Prakash Chandra Tatia |
D. N. Patel (acting)
|Born||25 February 1903|
|Died||1988 (aged 84–85)|
He was born in Allahabad into a Kashmiri Pandit family and was educated on primary at Nowgong, Madhya Pradesh and middle at Pandit Pirthi Nath High School, Kanpur, Muir Central College, Allahabad and Wadham College, Oxford. He joined the Indian Civil Service as Joint Magistrate on 1 December 1926 in Uttar Pradesh.
- Allahabad High Court Judge, Feb. 1947-Jan. 1951
- Rajasthan High Court Chief Justice 1951-58
- Uttar Pradesh Judicial Reforms Committee Chairman, 1950–51
- Indore Firing Inquiry Commission Sole Member, 1954
- Dholpur Succession Case Commission Chairman, 1955
- Law Commission Member, 1955.
- Chief Justice of India on 12 April 1967. Retired on 24 February 1968.