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EATMON, Lincoln A. C., Attorney-at-Law: Managing Partner Dunn, Cox, Orrett & Ashenheim since 1988. Organisations: Director – George & Branday Ltd., Vortex Ltd., Arlin Ltd., D. C. & O. Services Ltd. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica, July 8, 1948; son of Gerald Alexander Chambers and Olive Rose Eatmon (both deceased). Educated: Calabar High School, Council of Legal Education, Lincoln’s Inn, London, England. Career: 1967-69 Resident Magistrate’s Court, St. Andrew; 1969-70 United Nations, New York. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Arlene Mears, July 25, 1970; 1 son. Interests: Cricket, Athletics. Club: Kingston Cricket. Address: (Business) 48 Duke Street, Kingston; Tel. 922-1500/8; (Residence) 1 Gleneagles Crescent, Kingston 8.

EATON, William Albert, B.A. (Economics and Political Science). Economist/Banker/ Business Consultant. Managing Director, Magna Consultants since January 1993. Organisations: Director, University Hospital of the West Indies Trust; Thermo–Plastics (Jamaica) Ltd.; Intercontinental Merchant Bank Ltd.; Innswood Distillery Ltd., Zarania Ltd.; Magna Consultants Investments Corporation Ltd. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, October 21, 1938; son of the late Gerald Arthur T. Eaton, Civil Servant, and Amie E. Eaton, Housewife. Educated: Calabar High School, McGill University. Career: Research Analyst, Canadian Pacific (Montreal, Canada) 1966-70; Project Manager and Director of Operations, Jamaica Development Bank 1970-79; Business Consultant, Magna Consultants 1980-87; Vice President, Administration & Planning, Thermo-Plastics (Jamaica) Ltd. May 1984 to December 1987 (through Magna Consultants); Senior Deputy General Manager, Eagle Merchant Bank of Jamaica Ltd. July 1991 to December 1992, General Manager August 1989 to June 1991, Manager Corporate Banking February 1988 to August 1989. Denomination: Christian, Non-denominational. Married: Cynthia Cecile Perkins, September 28, 1974; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Reading, Swimming. Club: Liguanea. Motto: The utmost for the highest. Address: 2 Hall Boulevard, Aylsham, Kingston 8. Tel: 924-4371/7524.

EBANKS, Floyd Franklin, Life Insurance Management. Vice-President and Company Secretary- Island Life Insurance Co. Ltd. since 1980. Director, Island Life Merchant Bank. Born: Pedro Plains, St. Elizabeth, December 3, 1930, son of the late Lawrence Ebanks, Farmer, and Emily Ebanks. Educated: Pedro Plains School, Excelsior High School, College of Arts, Science and Technology. Career: Clerk Water Commission 1952, Joined Civil Service as Clerk – Accountant General’s Department 1954, Senior Clerk- Jamaica Telephone Company 1956, was promoted to Junior Executive 1962, Senior Executive 1966. Executive Assistant – Island Life Insurance Co. 1972-74, Financial Controller 1974-80. Denomination: United Church. Married: Gloria Lucille Dalton, September 6, 1958; 2 sons. Interests: Reading, Swimming. Motto: The utmost for the highest. Address: (business) 6 St. Lucia Avenue, Kingston 5. Tel. 926-1430; (residence) 3 Hopeville Road, Kingston 8. Tel. 925-5048.

EDWARDS, Allan Graham, J.P.; Businessman. Managing Director- A. Graham Edwards Ltd. since 1978. Organizations: Managing Committee Portland Chamber of Commerce, Master Mason, Portland Lodge, Ancient Order of Foresters (Court Manning). Born: Port Antonio, Jamaica, January 29, 1916, son of the late James H. Edwards, Clerk, and Alvira Evadne Napier-Edwards. Educated: Titchfield High School, Bennett College (by correspondence), Sheffield University (England). Career: Junior Assistant/Overseer- Public Works Department 1940-41, Banana Selector – Banana Board 1941-56. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Millicent Delores Brown, December 20, 1948; 3 sons, 4 daughters. Interests: Music (vocal). Champion Baritone- Portland 1949, Runner-up in All Jamaica Festival 1953, Choir Master and Adjudicator- Local Festival. Awards: Prime Minister’s Medal in the field of Community Development 1983. Clubs: Rotary of Port Antonio. Address: (business) 30 West Street, Port Antonio. Tel. 993-2782/993-2768.

EDWARDS, Alvin Barrington, C.D., Q.C., B.A.; Attorney-at-Law, High Court Judge (Jamaica). Organizations: Calabar Old Boys’ Association. Born: Brown’s Town, Jamaica, November 21, 1927, son of Albert Agustus Edwards, retired Businessman/Public Servant, and Gladys Whittingham-Edwards (both dec’d). Educated: Calabar High School, Jesus College, Cambridge and London Universities. Career: Senior Assistant Secretary – Ministry of Finance –Federal Government of the W.I., Principal Assistant Secretary – Ministry of Trade and Industry. Crown Counsel, General Counsel – Jamaica Development Bank, Resident Magistrate, Assistant Attorney General, Senior Assistant Attorney General. Solicitor General (Jamaica)1980-84, Arbitrator appointed by International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) 1980-85; Chairman Legal Sub–Committee- International Bauxite Association; Acting Puisine Judge 1984-88; Lecturer, Commercial Law, University of the West Indies 1975-90. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Castel Ursieleta Richards, June 30, 1956; 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Tennis, Travel, Art, Religion, Reading. Club: Cambridge Overseas Services. Address: (business) Supreme Court Street, Kingston. Tel. 922-8300; (residence) Forest Hills, P.O. Box 41, Kingston 19.

EDWARDS, Horace Armit Valentine, J.P., B.Sc. (Econ.); Retired Civil Servant. Organizations: Secretary General, Caribbean Association of Technical, Vocational Education & Training. Born: Orange Vale, Redwood, St. Catherine, February 21, 1931; son of the late Hiram V. Edwards, Works Overseer- Public Works Dept., and Ruby B. Walker, retired Housekeeper. Educated: Lluidas Vale School; Beckford and Smith’s School; Regent Street Polytechnic (Lon.); London University. Career: Clerk, P.W.D. Ja. 1949-56; Postman, London 1957-61; Clerical & Executive Officer, British Govt. U.K. 1961-67; Administrative Officer, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Ja. 1967-75; Director/Senior Manager, Ministry of Industry & Commerce 1975-83; Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Industry and Commerce 1983-86, Ministry of Youth & Community Development 1986-91. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Ruby E. Rowe, April 20, 1957; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Dominoes, Table Tennis, Popular Music. Motto: Anything worth doing is worth doing well. Address: (residence) 111/2 Charlemont Avenue, Kingston 6.

EDWARDS, Victor Roy, J.P., B.A., P.G.C.E. (London), Higher Dip. Ed.; Educator. Former Principal, St. Jago High School. Organizations: Jamaica Teachers’ Association, Secretary Jamaica Teachers’ Association Housing Co-operative, Chairman of the Steering Committee- Hellshire Future Citizens’ Co-operative, Spanish Town Festival Zone. Member Overseas Examinations Committee, Jamaica Cultural Development Commission, Committee Supervising Degree Programme in Business Education (College of Arts, Science and Technology). Born: St. Mary, Jamaica, December 22, 1927, son of S. R. Edwards and Beatrice Kitson-Edwards. Educated: Lincoln College, Mico Teachers’ College, London University, University of the West Indies. Career: Instructor Swift Purscell Boys’ Home 1950, Assistant Master Cornwall College 1950-64, Deputy Headmaster – St. Jago High School 1964-76. Led a delegation to Educational Conference in Singapore 1974, and to Canada 1986. Was a delegate to conferences in the U.S.A., Europe, Africa, Asia, the Eastern Caribbean and Canada 1972-86. Member Government Delegation to U.N.O. Population Conference in Bucharest (Rumania) 1974, Vice-Chairman of St. Jago Cathedral Preparatory School; Principal, St. Jago High School. Awards: Prime Minister’s Medal 1983, Mico College 150th Anniversary Medal for contribution to Education 1985, National Heroes’ Day Award from the Parish of St. Catherine for contribution to Education 1986. Publications: Articles in the Daily Gleaner and The Torch, an educational magazine published by the Ministry of Education. Denomination: Christian (Anglican). Interests: Reading, Lawn tennis, Theatre, Oratory, Music, Horticulture. Club: Rotary of Spanish Town (Foundation Member). Address: (Residence) 43 Clinton Drive, Little Greendale, Spanish Town.

EDWARDS, Webster Sterling, Rev. Dr., O.D., J.P., B.A., M.A., D.Min., Dip. Th; Minister of Religion and Company Executive since 1966: Executive Chairman, Operation Friendship; Chaplain, Jamaica Defence Force. Organizations: Director, JAMAL, Friendship Products; Trustee, National Family Planning Board, Jamaica Cereal Foods; Life Member, Lay Magistrate Association of Jamaica, Jamaica/Western New York, Partners of the Americas. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, June 15, 1937; son of Sigismund C. Edwards, Agriculturalist, and Angelita Douce (deceased). Educated: St. Jago High School, University of the West Indies, University of London, Princeton Seminary, Columbia Seminary. Career: Methodist Minister since 1965; Executive Director, Operation Friendship since 1966. Awards: Order of Distinction; Paul Harris Fellow – Rotary International. Denomination: Methodist. Married: Valerie May Morris, July 1, 1967; 4 sons; Interests: Writing, Community Affairs, Travelling. Clubs: St. Andrew Rotary, Kingston Cricket, Liguanea. Address: (business) Operation Friendship, P.O. Box 2, 2c East Bell Road, Kingston 11; Tel. 923-8933/22989/91188.

EKER, Ignacy, (known as Andrew Hope), Art Critic, Graphic Artist. Art Critic of the Jamaica Observer for the past 2 years; Member Georgian Society of Jamaica; Core member of the Contemporary Art Centre. Born: Lvov, Poland, August 25, 1928; son of the late Samuel Eker, Chemist, and Fanny Borak-Eker. Educated: St. Martin’s School of Art (London). Career: Art Critic, Features writer and Illustrator for the West Indian Review 1953-62. Exhibitions held in London and Jamaica, works in private and public collections; Art Critic of the Gleaner Company 1958-92. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Monica Louise Burrow (divorced); 1 son. Interests: Reading. Address: (residence) 3 Wickham Avenue, Kingston 8. Tel. 925-7791.

ELDEMIRE, Herbert Wellesley, L.R.C.P., L.R.C.S., L.M.I.; Medical Practitioner since 1953. Organisations: Director – Strand Theatre; Orange Medical Ltd.; Western Optical Co. Ltd., Harbour Investments Ltd.; The Eldemire Hospital; Montego Bay; Vice Chairman, Munro and Dicksons Trust. Born: Montego Bay, Jamaica, October 16, 1930, son of Arthur W. Eldemire, Businessman, and Alice Hyacinth Holmes-Eldemire, Housewife and Business-person. Educated: Munro College, Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians (Ireland). Career: House Officer in various hospitals (South Wales and England); Minister of Health 1962-72,; M.P. 1976-80. Boxing Featherweight Champion, Irish Universities 1948-49, Lightweight Champion British Isles and Navy 1949-50. Awards: 1989 Association of General Practitioners Jamaica. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Gigi Swartz, 1982; 2 sons, 4 daughters. (2 sons, 2 daughters from previous marriage). Interests: Reading, Swimming, Exercising. Address: (business) 3 Orange Street, Montego Bay. Tel. 952 -2620; (residence) “Norma Crest”, Reading P.O., St. James.

ELDER, Derek James, Bachelor of Business Administration; Management of Information Technology. C.E.O. and General Manager, I.B.M. World Trade Corporation since 1976. Executive Development Programme, J. L. Kellog Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University; Executive Development Programme of IBM Corporation. Organizations: Director – American Chamber of Commerce of Jamaica; Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica; Jamaica Chamber of Commerce; Jamaica Computer Society; Member of Organising Committee of the Johnnie Walker World Championship of Golf since 1991. Born: Mandeville, Manchester, January 24, 1948, son of the late D. P. Elder and Audrey Robertson-Elder (Retired). Educated: DeCarteret College, University of Miami. Career: 1968-72 Data Processing Marketing Representative, I.B.M. Jamaica; 1972-74 Property Development Manager, Jamaica Property Co. Ltd.; 1974-76 Data Processing Marketing Manager, I.B.M. Jamaica; Since 1976 C.E.O. and General Manager of IBM World Trade Corporation (Jamaica). Denomination: Anglican. Divorced: 2 sons. Interests: Golf, Tennis, Deep-sea fishing, Cricket. Clubs: Liguanea, Caymanas, Jamaica, Kingston Cricket, Jamaica, Rotary of New Kingston, International Game Fish Association, Confrerie De La Chaine Des Rotisseurs. Address: (business) IBM World Trade Corporation, 52-56 Knutsford Boulevard, Kingston 5. Tel. 926-3170-9; (residence) 6 Airdrie Mews, Kingston 8.

ELLINGTON, Fae Audrey, Dip. Mass Comm: Broadcaster (Radio & Television) since 1974; Actress, Communication Specialist, Tutor in Radio – Caribbean Institute of Mass Communication, Mona Campus, U.W.I since 1985; Tutor in Radio – Creative Production and Training Centre; Tutor/Facilitator Speech and Diction, Pulse Grooming and Modelling School, Pulse Investments since 1982; Trainer/Instructor /Facilitator in Communications. Born: Clarendon, May 28, 1953; daughter of the late Joseph Exford Ellington, Educator, and Mae Williams, Homemaker. Educated: Primary School; St. Hugh’s High School; Jamaica School of Drama; University of the West Indies – CARIMAC; Trained in Radio at the British Broadcasting Corporation; Trained by BBC in “Training to Train.” Career: Worked in the travel industry, banking and social work; 1974-83 Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation, Radio Presenter/Producer; Freelance 1983-present, covering various state visits and programmes on Radio and Television, etc.; brief stint in advertising with Lindo, Norman, Craig and Kummel Ltd.; First Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (Employee Benefits Division) 1986-91. Awards: Vere Johns award, Top Radio Personality 1981; Jamaica Arts Awards Committee 1981; Bronze Musgrave Medal (broadcasting) 1988; City of Kingston Tercentenary Award (broadcasting) 1992; St. Hugh’s Distinguished Past Student Award (broadcasting) 1992. Creative Works: Played major roles in several leading plays, pantomimes and advertisements (radio and television) Music Boy 1971, MacBeth 1974, A Pack of Jokers 1978, The Rope and the Cross 1979-82, Smile Orange 1981, Bedward 1984, Louie and Ophelia 1986, One of our Sons is Missing 1993, Hot Flashes 1995. Lorimar TV Series - Going to Extremes, aired on ABC, USA and on JBC; Guest starred as Marta Pirut, Mayor/Politician on the episode titled “ A Caribbean Christmas” 1992. Performed in several productions for radio and television. Divorced:1 son. Address: 2 Barbican Close, Kingston 6; Fax 978-6130.

ENNIS, Errol Franklyn, B.A. (Hons), Economist/Farmer/Business Consultant. M.P. for West Portland since 1984, Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance since 1989. Organizations: Director – Aerocan Group Ltd.; Peta-Gaye Development Co. Ltd.; Inter-Caribe Ltd.; MM Resorts Ltd.; Muxton Ltd Born: Kingston, Jamaica, January 28, 1942, son of Reuben R. Ennis, Businessman and Isabella Carey, Housewife (both dec’d). Educated: Windward Road Primary; Kingston College; Ealing Technical College; Reading University (Berks., U.K.); Executive Training Programme (Harvard). Career: Financial Analyst, Estate Duties, Office UK; Vice President Projects, Jamaica Development Bank 1971-81; Managing Director Projects, Development Services and Associates Ltd. 1981-89. Publications: Weekly Columnist Daily News. Denomination: Anglican. Children: 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Moore Keys Lodge; Kingston College Lodge. Clubs: Liguanea, Kingston Cricket, Melbourne Cricket. Address : (business) Ministry of Finance, 11-15 Oxford Road; Tel. 929-8901 Kingston 5; (residence) Hermitage Farm, Hope Bay P.O., Portland.

ENNIS, Reginald Lloyd, J.P.; Trade Unionist/Founder and General Secretary Union of Technical Administrative and Supervisory Personnel (U.T.A.S.P.). Business Agent - Port Supervisors’ Union 1967-74. Director Sun Fashions Ltd. Formerly Director of National Housing Trust, Member Road Traffic Licensing Authority. Organizations: Life Member Royal Air Force Association, Member British Legion. Born: Morant Bay, St. Thomas, April 5, 1928, son of Reuben Reginald Ennis, J.P. and Businessman, and Margaret Lloella Graham-Ennis (dec’d). Educated: Lincoln College (Ja.), High Wycombe Polytechnic School, High Wycombe Bucks. Educational Vocational Training (Cottesmore, Rutland), Labour College of Canada, University of Montreal. Trade Union Educational Institute (Mona). Career: Building Contractor and Realtor, Insurance Adjuster. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Victoria Davy; 5 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Reading poetry and biographies, Gardening, Listening to classical music. Club: Press. Address:(business) 108 Church Street, Kingston. Tel. 922-2086/9280; (residence) “Edelweiss”, Coopers Hill, P.O. Box 205.

ERSKINE, Marcia Pauline, B.A. (Mass Comm.), Public Relations Practitioner. Managing Director, Marcia Erskine and Associates, Communications Consultants. Organizations: Director, Jamaica /Japan Society; Public Relations Society of Jamaica; International Association of Business Communicators. Born: Port of Spain, Trinidad, June 6, 1956, daughter of the late Wilfred Mentore, Civil Servant, and Angella Mentore, Housewife. Educated: University of the West Indies, J.I.M., Dynamic Graphic Education Foundation, Illinois; Management Training Institute; International Centre for Research and Training, Montreal. Career: Journalist, Trinidad Gleaner 1974-77, Trinidad Express 1977-78; Press Officer Office of the Prime Minister, Trinidad, 1979-80; Journalist Jamaica Gleaner 1981-84; Public Relations Manager, Jamaica National Investment Promotion Ltd 1984-87; Trade Co-ordinator for Europe/Asia, JAMPRO 1987-89; Public Relations Manager, National Water Commission 1989-92; Corporate Relations Manager, ICWI Group 1992-93. Awards: Torch Bearer Award from Small Business Association for Services as Trainer/Consultant. Creative Works: Editor, Jelan Magazine; Contributor to various magazines and journals. Address: (business) 8-10 Eureka Road, Kingston 5; Tel. 960-3170; Fax 929-4655.

ESCOFFERY, Gloria Blanche, O.D., B.A., Dip. Ed., Artist, Freelance Journalist, Member National Gallery of Jamaica. Born: Gayle, St. Mary, December 22, 1923, daughter of Dr. William I. Escoffery, Medical Officer, and Sylvia Sowley-Escoffery (both dec’d). Educated: St. Hilda’s School (Jamaica Scholar 1942); McGill University; Slade School of Fine Art (London); University of the West Indies School of Education. Career: Former Teacher, Tutor in English – Brown’s Town Community College 1975-85; Art Critic for the Jamaica Journal during the 1980’s. Awards: Order of Distinction 1977 for services in the field of Art; Silver Musgrave Medal, Institute of Jamaica 1989. Creative Works: Paintings in many public and private collections, Critical writings on art in Jamaica Journal, appearing regularly since 1983; “Loggerhead” (Collection of Poems) 1988. Children: 1 son (adopted). Interests: Art History., Writing Poetry. Address: (residence) 4 St. Christopher Crescent, Brown’s Town, St. Ann. Tel. 975-2268.

EVANS, Omri Isaac, Ph.D. (Econ.) 1994; M.Sc. (Econ.) 1978; B.Sc. (Econ.) Hons., 1975; Cert. Operations Management; Diploma Management; Member, Institute of Management Consultants of Jamaica; U.W.I. Guild of Graduates; Economist. President, Fidelity Economics Ltd. since 1992. Organizations: Director – Packer-Evans & Associates Ltd.; Evans & Co. Ltd.; Horizon Life Insurance Co. Ltd.; A.S.S.I.S.I. Ltd.; Jamaica Agricultural Society Savings Co-Op.; Board Member, Mico Teachers’ College. Born: Orange Hill, Clarendon; son of Michael Evans, Farmer (deceased) and Anita Evans, Dressmaker. Educated: Long Look & Frankfield All-Age Schools; Mico College; University of the West Indies; University of Western Ontario, Canada; Swedish Institute of Management, Sweden; Pacific Western University, U.S.A. Career: Maths Teacher, Kingston Secondary School, 1970-72; Lecturer in Statistics, C.A.S.T., 1975-78; Economist /Statistician, National Hotels & Properties Ltd., and Ministry of Tourism, 1978-80; Acting Director, Planning Research & Statistics, Ministry of Tourism/ J.T.B. 1980-82; Senior Economist, Paul Chen-Young & Associates Ltd., 1982-84; Executive Director, Paul Chen Young & Associates 1984-91; President, Paul Chen Young and Associates Ltd., 1991-92; President, Fidelity Economics Limited since 1990. Awards: Mico Education Student 1969; C.I.D.A. Fellowship 1979 to University of Western Ontario; B.I.I.S. Fellowship 1989 to the Swedish Institute of Management. Publications: Statistics Made Simple for Students of Social Sciences and Management, 1st Edition 1984, 2nd Edition 1987; Second Edition Revised 1992. Denomination: Baptist. Married: Norma Small, July 7, 1970; 2 sons. Interests: Bee-keeping, Cricket, Reading Technical Literature in Economics and Statistics. Motto: “Never say you can’t”. Address: (business) Fidelity Economics Ltd., 15 Belmont Road, Kingston 5; Tel 929-0531 (residence) Rockhind, P.O. Box 343, Stony Hill, Kingston 9.

EWART, Alexander Barclay, J.P., B.Sc.; Company Director. Managing Director, Alkali Group of Companies since 1963. Chairman - Power & Tractors Ltd.; Tanners Ltd.; BRC (Ja) Limited. Organizations: Life Member, Jamaica Union of Scientists and Technicians. Born: St. Andrew Jamaica, August 4, 1935, son of Richard Ewart, Barber, and Vera Causewell-Ewart (both dec’d). Educated: St. Alman’s School, Jamaica College, Notre Dame University. Career: Salesman Webster’s Agencies, Sales Representative N.C.R. In 1963; pioneered heavy chemical industry in Jamaica; took over the management of an ailing industrial manufacturing company which became one of Jamaica’s leading chemical manufacturing groups, receiving several export awards and distinctions; sole manufacturer of upper leather and leading manufacturer in men’s shoes in Jamaica; Dealer principal Caterpillar Americas Co.. Publications: Several papers written on Agro-Industry for Jamaica, Industrial Development in Jamaica, etc. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Divorced. 3 daughters. Interests: Tennis, Bridge, Jogging. Club: Liguanea. Address: (business) 259 Spanish Town Road, Kingston 11, Tel. 923-6153/4; (residence) 3 Ewart Drive, Kingston 8.

EWEN, William George Bryan, F.C.A., Chartered Accountant. Director/Vice President (Finance) Pan-Jamaican Investment Trust Ltd.; Organisations: Director – BAJA Properties Ltd.; Scott’s Preserves Ltd.; ESD Ltd.; First Life Insurance Co. Ltd.; Hardware & Lumber Ltd.; Jamaica Property Co. Ltd.; Jamaica Floral Export Ltd.; Office Services Ltd.; Pan-Caribbean Merchant Bank Ltd. Born: Montego Bay, St James, November 3, 1943, son of James Alexander Ewen, Hotelier, and Beryl Isabel Ewen, Hotelier (both deceased). Educated: Munro College. Career: Auditor – Man Judd & Co., London 1962-66; Price Waterhouse & Co., Montego Bay 1966-70; Controller, Trans Caribbean Estates Ltd. 1970-73. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Janice Kay Beskow, September 14, 1974 (died); 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Golf, Travel, Reading. Clubs: Constant Spring Golf, Liguanea. Address: (business) 64 Knutsford Boulevard, Kingston 5. Tel: 929-6470; (residence) 10 Manor Court Mews, Kingston 8.

EYRE, Lawrence Alan, B.A., M.Sc., Ph.D., Dip. Ed.; Geographer. Organizations: Life Member, Jamaican Geographical Society; Member, National History Society of Jamaica; Represented Jamaica (U.W.I.) on many environmental committees and at conferences world-wide. Born: Leeds, England, May 3, 1930; son of the late Lawrence Harold, Maintenance Foreman (Unilever), and Enid Kathleen, Housewife. Educated: West Leeds High School; Jamaica Survey School; University of the West Indies, University of Southampton, University of Maryland. Career: Tutor, Jamaica Survey School, Mona 1958-64; Geography Teacher, Rusea’s High School, Manchester School 1968-70; Assistant Professor, Florida Atlantic University 1968-70; Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Reader in Physical Geography, University of the West Indies 1965-90; Since 1990 Honorary Senior Research Fellow, University of the West Indies; 1992 Jamaica Fulbright Scholar. Publications: Over 100 publications on Tropical Geography, Caribbean Geography and Environmental Aspects of Science. Denomination: Christadelphian (Brethen in Christ). Married: Mary Winnifred Snelling, 1952, 2 sons, 2 daughters. Interests: Travel, Nature, Creative Writing, Hiking. Address: (Residence) Apt. 3D, Sea Palms, Tower Isle P.O., St Mary. Tel: 974-4076.

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