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JACOBS, Aubrey Shervington, D.D.S.; Dental Surgeon. Chairman, Jamaica Art Foundation. Organizations: Chairman, Inner City Development Trust; District Grand Master, English Freemasonry in Jamaica. Born: Port Antonio, May 14, 1917; son of Allan Alexander Jacobs, Minister of Religion, and Ina Lucretia Jacobs, Housewife (both dec’d). Educated: Happy Grove School; Fisk University; Howard University Dental School. Career: Past President, Jamaica Dental Association; Past President, Jamaica Orchid Society; Past Chairman, Happy Grove School Board. Denomination: Quaker (Society of Friends). Married: Pearl Soonoki Kim, June 15, 1945; 1 daughter. Interests: Horticulture, Travel, Reading, Theatre. Address: (business) 66A Duke Street Kingston; Tel. 922-2768; (residence) 11 Riverside Heights, Gordon Town P.O.

JACOBS, Una Elizabeth (Beth) L.R.S.M., J.P. Housewife, Social Worker. Organizations: Life Member Jamaica Family Planning Association, Hon. Vice-President Girl Guides’ Association of Jamaica. Born: Alexandria, St. Ann, September 12, 1917 daughter of Wilbert Edward Wilson, Physician and Surgeon and Una Jeffrey-Smith Wilson (both dec’d). Educated: St. Hilda’s High School. Career: Music Teacher St. Hilda’s High School; Founder, St. Ann Family Welfare Organization (a forerunner to family planning in St. Ann); Member, Legislative Council 1957-61; Life Member, Council Girl Guide Association; Foundation/Life Member and Director – Emeritus, Jamaica Family Planning Association; President IPPF, WHR, 1958-61; Director, Barclay’s Bank (Ja.) Ltd. 1975-77 – First woman so appointed by Barclays; Served as Chairman of Board of St. Hilda’s High School; First President, St. Ann Police Youth Club. Awards: 1982 Gleaner Special Ward, 1983 Guinness Stout Effort Award, Mutual Security Bank 1984 Award, Paul Harris Fellow, 1990 Citation from Girl Guides Association of Jamaica, 1990 Woman of the Year, 1992 Most Admired Woman of the Decade (both presented by the American Biographical Institute), 1992 Citation from International Planned Parenthood Federation, 1993 Citation from Kiwanis Club of St. Ann. Publications: Hints for You & Your Baby; Thoughts Today for Tomorrow; The Family & Family Planning in the West Indies. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Lenworth Mayhew Jacobs (dec’d.). June 1, 1944, 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Gardening, Sharing friendship and opportunities with others. Address: (residence) Sea Palms Box 11, Ocho Rios.

JAIN, Sushil Kumar, LL.B., F.C.M.A., F.C.A. (U.K. and Jamaica), F.C.I.S., Chartered Accountant. Group Treasurer, 1993 to date; Group Financial Controller, Seprod Ltd. since 1990-92. Organizations: Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica and the Council of J.I.M., Born: Delhi, India, August 16, 1941, son of the late Mauji Ram Jain, Advocate, and Nagini Deri Jain, Housewife. Educated: Delhi University, India; Ranchi University, India. Career: Cost Accountant/Assistant Cost Controller Heavy Engineering Corporation Ltd., India 1964-70; Chief Accountant Ngoni Matengo Co-op Marketing Union, Government of Tanzania 1970-72; Grade 1 Auditor in Auditor General’s office, Tanzania 1972-74; Area Accountant Dairy Produce Board of Zambia 1974-77; Chief Accountant Zambia Flying Doctors Services 1977-79; Senior Manager, Management Consultancy, Price Waterhouse, Jamaica 1979-85; Financial Accountant, Bahamas Electricity Corporation, Nassau 1985-87; Group Financial Consultant, Petrojam 1987-90. Publications: Published numerous articles on subjects of Management interest in journals in the Caribbean, India, Jamaica (in particular Money Index, the Sunday Record and Caribbean Week), and the United Kingdom (in Accounting Technician) . Subjects include: Vision, Objectives, Standards of Service, Human Resource Development, Recruitment, Budgets, Feasibility Studies, Investments, Organizational Procedures and Training. Religion: Hindu-Jain. Married: Shashi Prabha, February 23, 1966; 1 son. Interests: Travelling worldwide, Reading, Writing, Badminton. Clubs: Constant Spring Gold Club, YMCA and YMCA Challengers. Address: (business) Seprod Ltd., 3 Felix Fox Boulevard, Kingston. Tel. 922-1220.

JAMES, Neville Garth McKenzie, B.A., D.P.A.; Journalist/Businessman, Director Nenan Ltd., Executive Chairman Island Broadcasting Services Ltd. (KLAS); Director, Workers Bank, Corporate Group, Corporate Merchant Bank, Digital Transtec Ltd. Organisation: Secretary, Jamaica Association of Villas & Apartments.Member Jamaica America Medical Assistance Committee (JAMAC). Born: Montego Bay, April 21, 1939, son of Eric R. James, Teacher, and Olive J. James, Teacher (both dec’d). Educated: Knox College; Clarendon College; Carleton University; Sussex Universities. Career: Reporter Daily Gleaner; News Editor C.B.C. Ottawa (Canada); Editor Public Opinion; Copy Chief Lonsdale-Hands Advertising; Public Relations Officer, U.W.I.; Head of Public Affairs Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation; Manager Private Sector Organization of Jamaica. Denomination: United Church. Married: Nancy Kay Silvera, May 23 1970; 1 son. Interests: Creative Writing, Tennis, Listening to Jazz. Clubs: Liguanea, Kiwanis, Phoenix Lodge. Address: (business) 41A Half Way Tree Road, Kingston 5; (residence) 21 Haven Mead, P.O.Box 385, Kingston 8.

JAMES, Owen Bancroft O’Leary, B.Sc. (Hons.), M.B.Ch.B. (Edin.). Dip. Bact., F.R.S.T.M.H.; Medical Practitioner and Microbiologist. Medical Director, Alcan Jamaica Co. since 1987. Organizations: Member American College of Occupational Medicine; Member Jamaica Society of Scientists & Technologists,Member of the staff University of the West Indies, Mona (1965-87), Member and Past President of the Jamaica Association of Safety Professionals; Founding Member Caribbean College of Family Physicians since 1989; Past Director, Addiction Alert Organization Ltd; Member of Medical Association of Jamaica; Medical Council of Jamaica (1989); Chairman, Council of Professions Supplementary to Medicine (1991); Director and Past Vice-Chairman, Jamaica Cancer Society (1990); Member and Past President of the Association of General Practitioners of Jamaica. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, March 3, 1939, son of Atphel Horatio James, retired Policeman, and Lynette Isola James retired Civil Servant. Educated: Windward Road Primary School, Calabar High School, Medical School, Edinburgh (Scotland). Career: Teacher Calabar High School 1957; House Jobs and several locums in Scotland; Microbiologist University of the West Indies 1965 and Lecturer from 1967 to 74; Part-time General Practitioner since 1974; in charge of clinical Immunology and active in teaching programmes at University of the West Indies and University Hospital of the West Indies; Supervisor of some post-graduate students in research work. Assisted with other teaching programmes e.g. Nurse Practitioners, Public Health Inspectors, Physiotherapists, Undergraduates and Postgraduates; Consultant in charge of Immunology Section, Microbiology Department and Lecturer, University of the West Indies 1980-87; Specialty Board Family Medicine UWI. Awards: Jamaica Centenary Scholarship 1956; Jamaica Centenary Medal, Institute of Jamaica for services in the field of Science 1980, Citation & Honour Awards from Association of General Practitioners 1990, 1991. Publications: Several publications in field of Microbiology, Family Medicine. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Karen Lucille Tomlinson, August 19, 1978; 1 son, 1 daughter (1 son and 1 daughter by a previous marriage). Interests: Fishing, Bridge, Lawn and Table-tennis, Chess, Snorkelling, Reading. Address: (business) c/o Alcan Jamaica Co., P.O. Box 222, Mandeville, Manchester; Tel. 962-2221/5.

JAMES, Rex Hertford, B.Sc., A.C.I.B., Banker. Managing Director NCB Jamaica Ltd. Director N.C.B. Group Limited, N.C.B.Insurance Services Ltd., N.C.B. (Investments) Limited. Organization: President, the Jamaica Bankers Association. Born: Antigua, February 20, 1942 son of the late Alfred James, Businessman/Teacher and Irene James, Housewife. Educated: University of the West Indies. Career: Joined Barclays Bank International Ltd. (now NCB Ja. Ltd.) in 1966 as Management Trainee served in various capacities including Manager, Lucea and Mandeville Branches, Computer Centre, General Manager Staff & Administration, Credit, Planning, Deputy Managing Director. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Joyce Patricia Thomas, August 19, 1966; 4 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Bridge, Tennis. Clubs: Liguanea, Jamaica Bridge Association. Address: (business) The Atrium, 32 Trafalgar Road, Kingston 10. Tel. 929-9050; (residence) 5C Kinsale Avenue, Kingston 6.

JAMES, Roderick Karl, Dipl. Pharm., Cert. Mgmt. Studies; Pharmacist, General Manager Jamaica Cane Products Sales Ltd. since 1966. Director James Brothers Co. Ltd., Blue Mountain Trading House. Organizations: Director, Jamaica Exporters Association; Sugar Association of the Caribbean, Corporate Insurance Brokers, Consumer Brands, Petrojam. Chairman, Board of Governors Mico College, Vaz Preparatory School Board, Petrojam Belize, Petrojam Ethanol, Barries Pharmaceuticals. Vice President, Caribbean Basin Initiative Sugar Lobby Group. Born: Inverness, St. Ann, Jamaica, July 26, 1937, son of William S. James and Ethlyn Agatha Christie-James. Educated: Henderson High School; Government School of Pharmacy; University of the West Indies. Career: Pharmacist York and Oxford Pharmacies; Medical Representative Boots Drug Company; Assistant Caribbean Supervisor Pfizer Drug Company; Marketing Manager for Caribbean Area Abbott West Indies Ltd.; General Manager Mead Johnson Jamaica Ltd.; Managing Director Mead Johnson (Mfg.) Jamaica Ltd. Denomination: Baptist. Married: (1st) Hazel Yvonne Boggis (dec’d.) (2nd) Marjorie Delores Chung, April 16, 1977; 1 son, 3 daughters. Interests: Tennis, Fishing. Clubs: Lions of Kingston, Liguanea. Address: (business) 5 Trevennion Park Road, Kingston 5. Tel. 926-3650, 926-5930; (residence) 21 Russell Heights, Kingston 8.

JARRETT, Michael S.L., Journalist, Communications Consultant. Managing Director, Mike Jarrett Communications Ltd. (Advertising, Public Relations and Publications:) since 1987. Organization: Member, Advertising Agencies Association of Jamaica, Public Relations Society of Jamaica, Press Association of Jamaica. Born: St. Andrew, December 26, 1948; son of Stanley Livingstone Jarrett, Engineer, and Winnifred I. Jarrett, Nurse. Educated: Meadowbrook High School; Mico College; University of the West Indies. Career: Teacher, Cornwall College 1971; Reporter/TV News Desk Editor, Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation 1972-75; Public Relations Officer, J.I.D.C. 1975-77; Chief Reporter/Industry & Business Editor, Jamaica Daily News 1977-81; Publications Editor, Creative Communications Inc. 1981-85; Proprietor, Mike Jarrett Communications 1985-87. Awards: Gold Medal (Photography) Jamaica Festival 1978. Denomination: Christian. Children: 3 sons. Interests: Music, Photography, Reading, Angling. Address: (business) 10 South Avenue (1st Floor), Kingston 4; Tel. 922-7134; 924-9311; 924-9183.

JEFFERSON, Owen Collin, C.D., B.A., M.A., D.Phil.; Economist, Senior Deputy Governor Bank of Jamaica.since 1985. Chairman National Export Import Bank of Jamaica; Director Bank of Jamaica, Student Loan Council. Born: Claremont, St. Ann, July 27, 1932, son of Kenneth Jefferson and Muriel Cotter-Jefferson (both dec’d). Educated: Carvalho’s School; Claremont; Calabar High School; University of Toronto; University of Chicago; Oxford University. Career: Senior Research Economist, Planning Division, Government of Trinidad and Tobago 1964-65; Lecturer Dept. of Economics University of the West Indies (Mona) 1965-72; Senior Lecturer 1972-77; Vice Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, U.W.I. (Mona) 1973-74; Director Economics and Project Analysis Division, Caribbean Development Bank 1974-76; Director Project Analysis Division Ministry of Finance and Planning, Jamaica 1977-78; Deputy Governor, Bank of Jamaica 1978-85. Former Radio Commentator and Gleaner contributor on economic related issues. Publications: The Post War Economic Development of Jamaica; Institute of Social and Economic Research, U.W.I. 1972; Readings in the Political Economy of the Caribbean (Co-author), New World Publishing Co. 1972; numerous articles in various economic journals. Award: Commander of the Order of Distinction by Government of Jamaica for services in the field of economics, banking and finance, 1990. Denomination: Methodist. Married: Albertina Oxley, October 3, 1964; 2 sons. Interests: Reading, Music, Swimming, Cricket. Clubs: Kingston Cricket, Liguanea. Address: (business) Bank of Jamaica, Nethersole Place, Kingston. Tel. 922-0750; (residence) 26 Millsborough Crescent, Kingston 6.

JERVIS, Peter Emanuel, B.Sc. Civil Eng., M.Eng. Structural Eng.; Consulting Engineer; Principal Engineer, Peter Jervis & Associates since 1982. Director, Peter Jervis & Associates, Marshall Harris & Co. Ltd. Organizations: Member, Jamaican Institute of Engineers; Member, American Society of Civil Engineers. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica, March 25, 1951; son of the late William C. Jervis, Accountant General, and Blanche Eda Jervis, Housewife. Educated: Munro College; St. George’s College; University of the West Indies; University of Toronto. Career: Structural Engineer, Public Works Department, 1974-77; Project Engineer, Gore Tuca Investments 1979-80; Plant Manager, Aerocon Concrete Ltd. 1981-82. Denomination: Anglican. Married: (1) Glen Williams-Smith, September 26, 1975; 1 son, 1 daughter. (2) Margaret Moodie, July 26, 1985; 2 sons. Interests: Classic Cars, Audio and Flying. Address: (business) 8-10 Eureka Road, Kingston 5; Tel. 929-2136; (residence) 6 Persimmon Avenue, Billy Dunn, Kingston 6.

JOHNSON, Hon. Anthony Smith, B.A., M.A.; Economist, Senator 1993 to present; Managing Director, Tee Jay Ltd. Organization: Standing Committee Jamaica Labour Party. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica, June 14, 1938, son of the late Cecil Theobald Johnson, Collector of Customs, and Grethel E. Hairs, Assistant Priest. Educated: Petersfield School, Kingston College, U.C.L.A. University of California. Career: Senior Planner Jamaica Central Planning Unit 1967-70, General Manager and Director Jamaica Frozen Foods 1970-74, Managing Director Jamgro Ltd. and Tee Jay Ltd. 1974-80, Executive Director Private Sector Organization of Jamaica 1976-80, Senator 1980-83, Minister of State Ministry of Industry and Commerce 1980-84; M.P. East Central St. Catherine 1983-1989; Minister of State Ministry of Agriculture 1984-1989; M.P. North East St. Catherine, JLP Shadow Minister, Energy Science and Mining February 1989-1993; Member Electoral Advisory Committee since 1991. Publications: California Water Supply Systems (Pub. 1974) The Economy, How it works (Pub. 1974) J.A.G. Smith, Kingston - Portrait of a City (Pub. 1993) Denomination: Methodist. Married: Pamela Rosalee Casserly, July 18, 1969. 1 son, 3 daughters. Interests: Historical Research, Numismatics, Tennis. Address: (business) Lydford P.A.; (residence) 23 Plymouth Avenue, Kingston 6.

JOHNSON, Barrington Allister McKenzie,


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Organiser, The Jamaica Legion since 1994. Organizations: Public Relations Officer (Member Executive Committee) The Jamaica Legion and The Royal Air Forces Association of Jamaica. Born: Bridgetown, Barbados, September 25, 1927, son of Rufus Emanuel Johnson, Salvation Army Officer and Ruth Celina McKenzie-Johnson (both dec’d). Educated: Elementary School, St. Simon’s College, U.W.I. Career: Dancer, Choreographer, Actor, Producer (many productions). Senior Producer J.B.C. T.V.; Supervisor of Broadcasting, J.A.M.A.L.; Director The Rapist; Operation P; The Mouse-trap; My son’s Friend; The Sound of Music.. Jamaica Cultural Development Commission, Director of Field Service and Production, Co-ordinator Speech, Drama and Literature. Award: Prime Minister’s Medal of Appreciation. Children: 1 son. Interests: Reading, Scrabble, Theatre, The Cinema. Address: (business) The Jamaica Legion, Curphey Place, Kingston 5. (residence) 23 Ivy Green Mews, Kingston 5.

JOHNSON, Henry Charles, LL.B.; C.L.E.; Attorney-at-law, Legal Officer Organizations: Director, Jamaica Creditors Ltd; Public Relations & Management Services Ltd; T/A Prams International. Born: Guys Hill, St. Catherine, September 18, 1947; son of the late William Johnson, Farmer, and Cinerella Wiggan, Nurse. Educated: Turnberry Primary School; St. George’s Primary; St. Dominics High; University of the West Indies; Norman Manley Law School. Career: Detective, Jamaica Constabulary Force 1967-68; Seconded to Ministry of Legal Affairs 1970; Clerk of Courts; President, St. Thomas Festival Committee 1970-71; President, Jamaica United Front1977-84. Awards: St. Ann Kiwanis 1979. Publications: Several Gleaner Publications – Democratic Nationalism. Children: 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Lawn Tennis, Reading, Swimming, Dancing. Motto: Achievement without work has no satisfaction. Clubs: Liguanea, Wyndham. Address: (business) 96 3/4 Old Hope Road, Kingston 6; Tel. 927-7072; (residence) 6 Shoucair Drive, Coopers Hill, St. Andrew.

JOHNSON, Kathleen Brandis; Company Director. Director in charge of Finance and Personnel Magnol House Ltd. since 1959. Director Maholap Ltd. Organizations: Chairman Finance Committee YMCA National Council. Born: St. Andrew, November 10, 1941; daughter of Kenneth Barristave Hardy, Commission Agent and Inez Pearl Hardy, Business Woman (both dec’d.). Educated: St. Hugh’s High School; Durham Commercial College; College of Arts Science and Technology; University of Miami. Career: Sales Clerk, Cashier, Book-keeper, Office Manager, Personnel Officer, Company Secretary, Magnol House Limited 1973-89. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Turhan Anthony Johnson October 23, 1982, 1 daughter. Interests: Yoga, Travelling, Cake Decorating and Photography. Address: (business) 12A Slipe Road, Kingston 5. Tel. 922-8480-2; (residence) 8 Charlemont Mews, Kingston 6.

JOHNSON, Kathleen Hyacinth; Communications Consultant, Director Kathleen Johnson Associates Limited since 1984. Organization: Founding Secretary /Hon. Treasurer, Public Relations Society of Jamaica; Board Member United Way of Jamaica;Member, Best Care Lodge Foundation, Blood Bank Association of Jamaica. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica, June 28, daughter of Harold George Johnson and Eva Bernice Pinnock-Johnson (both dec’d.). Educated: St. Hugh’s High School. Career: Gleaner Company Limited 1960-65; McCann Erickson (Jamaica) Limited 1965-68; Public Relations Officer Desnoes and Geddes Limited 1968-80; Public Relations Manager 1980-84. Awards: Prime Minister’s Medal for Community Service in the Field of Sports. Denomination: Anglican. 1 adopted daughter. Interests: Reading, Sewing. Clubs: St. Hugh’s Old Girls’ Association, Lions Club of New Kingston. Address: (business) Communications Centre, Suite IG, 2–6 Melmac Avenue, Kingston 5, Tel. 929-5765.

JOHNSON, Hon. Keith Meredith, O.J., C.D., F.R.S.S.; Ambassador /International Consultant. Born: Spanish Town, July 29, 1921, son of the late Septimus Johnson, J.P., Pharmacist, and Emily Adina Johnson. Educated: Central Branch School, Kingston College, Columbia University. Career: Formerly Government Officer 1943-49; Research Assistant Columbia University 1948-49; Research Assistant United Nations 1949-51; Asst. Social Affairs Officer United Nations 1951-58; Social Affairs Officer United Nations 1958-62, Jamaica’s Consul General New York 1962-67; Permanent Representative at the United Nations 1967-73; non-resident Ambassador Argentina 1969-73; Rapporteur-General of the first United Nations Conference on Human Environment,Stockholm 1972; Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany 1973-81, held non-resident accreditation to the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Israel & Holy See; Ambassador to the United States of America & Permanent Representative/Ambassador to the O.A.S 1981-91. Awards: Knight Grand Commander of the Liberian Humane Order of African Redemption 1969; Grand Cross of the Order of Merit, Federal Republic of Germany 1981; Grand Cross of Luxembourg 1981. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Pamela Rodgers, January 1973; 2 daughters. Interests: Music, Singing. Address: (business) The Liaise Group Inc.,120 East 34th Street, Suite 7H, New York, N.Y. 10016, U.S.A. Tel: (212) 686-3598; (residence)41 Cherry Drive, Kgn 8 Tel:978-4392.

JOHNSTON, Charles H., B.Sc. (Econ.); Company Executive, C. E. O., Jamaica Freight and Shipping since 1976. Chairman of Jamaica Fruit & Shipping Co. Ltd., Jamaica Producers Group Ltd., Kingston Port Workers Superannuation Fund, Marine Management Services Ltd., Springvale Farms Ltd., Springvale Banana Farmer Ltd; Vice President, PSOJ; Director of Port Authority of Jamaica, The Charterers Mutual Assurance Association Ltd. (U.K.), Shipping Services Group Ltd., Coastal Shipping Ltd., B & D Trawling Ltd., Lennox Portland Ltd., H.D. Hopwood & Co. Ltd., Kingston Wharves Ltd., NEM Ltd., Jamaica Merchant Marine and Eagle General Insurance Co. Ltd. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, December 11, 1941, son of Ernest Johnston, Company Director (dec’d), and Anna Johnston, Housewife. Educated: Jamaica College, Wharton School of Finance and Commerce, University of Pennsylvania. Career: Operations & Marketing Manager, Ja. Fruit & Shipping Co. Ltd. 1964-72; Managing Director, J & S Developments Ltd. and Crescent Developments Ltd. 1972-76. Denomination: Anglican. Children: 3 sons. Interests: Tennis, Squash, Water Sports and Reading. Clubs: Jamaica Club, Kingston Cricket Club, Jamaica-Italy Friendship Association. Address: (business) Jamaica Freight & Shipping, 80-82 Second St., N. P.W., Port Bustamante. Tel. 923-9271-4, (residence) 17 Rovan Mews, Kingston 6.

JOHNSTON, Franklin Arthur Joseph J.P., B.A., Dip. Ed., D. Phil. Management Consultant, Managing Partner Teape-Johnston Limited, Management Consultants (Incorporated 1973). Organizations: Director, Caribbean Pencil Corporation Ltd, Controls Engineering Ltd. Chairman: Airports Authority of Jamaica; Jamaica Library Board; Deputy Chairman: National Development Foundation; American Management Association; Rhodes Scholars Association; Freemason; University of the West Indies; Chairman Board of Fellows, Jamaica Institute of Management. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica December 13, 1942 son of Felix Augustus (Jack) Johnston, Salesman and Ivy Louise Melville-Johnston. Educated: Kingston Senior School, Excelsior College, University of the West Indies, Oxford University (Rhodes Scholar 1967). Career: Accounting Officer – Royal Mail Lines; Planning Officer – Government of Jamaica; Chairman and Chief Executive – National Literacy Board (J.A.M.A.L.); Consultant Peat Marwick, Kates, Peat Marwick (Canada); Partner, Peat Marwick & Partners; Chairman Jamaican Institute of Management; Project Management Institute (U.S.A.); Institute of Management Consultants of Jamaica. Denomination: Anglican. Children: 3 sons. 1 daughter. Interests: Do-It-Yourself, Farming, Physical Culture, Theatre. Clubs: Jamaica, Liguanea, Jamaica Rifle Association. Address: (business) 4 1/2 Camp Road, Kingston 4. Tel. 928-4311-14.

JONES, Barbara Agatha, B.A., M.A., Dip. Ed.; Teacher and Sportswoman. Principal Knox College since 1978. Organizations: Secretary Christiana/Spalding U.N.A.J. since 1984. Born: Boston, Fairy Hill, Portland, October 26, 1929 daughter of the late Jeremiah Buckley and Agatha Atkinson-Buckley. Educated: Boston Primary School, Port Antonio Upper School, Titchfield School, University of the West Indies, Oxford University, Commonwealth Fellowship 1972-73. Career: Pre-trained Teacher, Graduate Trained Teacher, Head of Modern Language Department Knox, Vice-Principal, Member of Knox College Executive Planning Committee, Council representative 2nd and 1st Vice-President Jamaica Netball Association, Captain Jamaica Netball Association, Captain Jamaica Netball Association (International) 1959-63, Jamaica Hockey Association (Player), Team Manager Jamaica Athletic Association 1960, Silver Medallist West Indies Championships 1960, Runner-up Sportswoman of the Year 1961, Captain West Indies Netball 1962. Awards: Long Service Awards, (J.T.A., Manchester, J.N.A.). Denomination: Anglican. Married: Lionel St. Elmo Jones, January 6, 1962; 3 sons, 2 daughters. Interests: Creative Writing, Guitar, Singing, Dancing, Gardening, Crochet, Scrabble, Netball, Volleyball, Badminton. Club: Netball. Address: (business) Knox College, Spaldings P.O., Clarendon. Tel. 964-2249; (residence) 14 Three Oaks Road, Arlene Gardens, Kingston 20. Tel. 925-7988.

JONES, Derek Norwood; Attorney-at-Law, Partner Myers, Fletcher and Gordon, since 1976; Managing Partner 1988 to 1994.Organizations: Director Primary Health Care Foundation, Member Disciplinary Committee General Legal Council, Member Council of the Bar Association of Jamaica. Born: Kingston, February 12, 1948, son of Gresford Jones, Attorney-at-Law, and Joyce Glegg-Jones. Educated: Westbrook Prep., Jamaica College. Career: Member Parish Council Services Commission 1972-74, Board of Water Commission 1974-76, Director National Commercial Bank Ja. Ltd., 1979-80; Associate Tutor Norman Manley School. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Maureen Elizabeth Kelly, February 12, 1972; 4 sons. Interests: Reading, Dominoes, Bridge. Clubs: Liguanea, Kingston Cricket, Constant Spring Golf. Address: (business) 21 East Street, Kingston. Tel. 922-5860-8. (residence) 14 Garden Close, Kingston 8.

JONES, Desmond Jack, Musician. Band Leader/Drummer Skool Band since 1988. Member, Big Band of Jamaica, Leader, Mutual Life Jazz Players, Member, Peter Ashbourne & Ashes. Born: Kingston, February 21, 1959, son of the late Spencer Jack Jones and Thelma Tomlinson, Housewife. Educated: St. Aloysius School; St. George’s College; College of Arts, Science and Technology. Career: Member, Sonny Bradshaw Seven Band 1976-80; Member, Chalice Band 1980-88;. Awards: J.F.M. Special Award 1989 , J.F.M. Jazz/Instrumental Award. Publications: The Art of Reggae Drumming Book published 1983. Married: Judith Livingston, June 4, 1983; 1 daughter. Interests: Writing and Arranging Music. Address: (residence) 33 Fort Nugent Drive, Kingston 17; Tel. 928-6120.

JONES, Edwin Samuel, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.; Dean Faculty of Social Sciences, U.W.I. (Mona) and Professor of Public Administration. Director, Held Ltd. Organizations: Member of American Association of Public Administration. Born: Kingston, October 28, 1940, son of Stanford Jones, International Civil Servant, and Ruby McDonald-Jones. Educated: Anchovy Primary School, Mico Teachers’ College, University of the West Indies, University of Manchester (England). Career: Classroom Teacher, St. George’s College 1962-64; Teaching Assistant, University of the West Indies 1967-68; Teaching Assistant, University of Manchester 1968-70; Lecturer, University of Zambia 1971-73; Lecturer, University of the West Indies 1973-77; Senior Lecturer, University of the West Indies 1977-87; Reader in Development Administration 1987-90; Professor of Public Administration since 1991; Head, Department. of Government, University of the West Indies 1980-87; Consultant to several local, regional and international organizations on Organizational Development and Administrative Reform. Publications: Author Coalitions of the Oppressed; Development Administration: Jamaican Adaptations; Co-Author Evaluation of the Jamaican Family Planning Programme 1980; Co-Author Morale of the Jamaican Civil Service; several articles in Social and Economic Studies and other international scholarly journals. Religion: Christian. Married: Maria Antoinette Williams October 30, 1993; 2 sons, 2 daughters. Interests: Swimming, Cricket, Theatre. Address: (business) University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7. Tel. 977-5935; (residence) 12 Tavistock Heights, Kingston 6.

JONES, Hedley H.G., Radar Engineer, Electronic Technician/Musician President, Jamaica Federation of Musicians and Affiliated Artistes Union. Organization: Member, British Astronomical Society 1967. Born: Wakefield, St. Catherine, November 12, 1917, son of David S. Jones, District Registrar of Births and Deaths/Tailor and Hettie M. Jones, Seamstress/School Sewing Mistress (both dec’d). Educated: Royal Technological College, Glasgow, Scotland. Career: Proof Reader, Jamaica Times Weekly 1936; Proof Reader, Gleaner Company Ltd. 1936-37; Proof Reader, Jamaica Times Weekly 1937-41; Radar Mechanic, Royal Air Force, U.K. 1943-46; Self-Employed, Hedley Jones’ Radio Service 1946-58; Instructor, Electronics, Kingston Technical High School 1959-64; Musician over total period. Awards: Certificate of Appreciation (Music, Astronomy), National Heroes Week 1988. Denomination: Baptist. Married: Norma, April 1943; 6 sons, 3 daughters. Interests: Astronomy, Music, Cricket, Musical Composition. Address: (business) 2 Strand & 5th Streets, Montego Bay, P.O. 1125; Tel. 952-3238; (residence) 138 Pimento Drive, Montego Hills, Montego Bay, St. James.

JONES, Ithiel Igdaliah, J .P.; Realtor; Managing Director Real Estate (Consolidated) Ltd. Organizations: Freemason, District Grand Lodge of Jamaica, Past District Grand Officer. Member Realtors Association of Jamaica, Professional Societies Association of Jamaica. Born: St. Ann, Jamaica 1929 son of the late Daniel Jones and Dorris May Brown-Jones. Educated: Buxton High School, St. George’s College. Career: Civil Servant, Commissioner of Lands 1977-89 Vice-President Jamaica Civil Service Association. 1976-78, Director Land’s Clerk Co-operative Credit Society 1978-80. Director Frome Monymusk Land Co. Ltd., Jamaica National Heritage Trust, Titchfield Trust, Jamaica Civil Service Housing Co., Director Land’s Clerk Co-operative Credit Society 1978-80. Awards: Jamaica Civil Service Long Service Award 1988. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Hazel Carol Walters, 1958; 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Horse-racing, Cricket. Address: (business) 1E North Street, Kingston.

JONES, Kenneth S., C.D., J.P., B. Sc. (Communications); Public Relations Consultant, Syndicated Columnist, USA. Organizations: Member International Public Relations Association, Public Relations Society of America (first Jamaican Member); Founding member Public Relations Society of Jamaica; former executive Jamaica Press Association. Voluntary Community Service given to many organisations including: Jamaica-America Society (Founding President); Jamaica Football Federation (Member of the first Executive Committee); St. Elizabeth 4H Clubs (President); St. Elizabeth Boy Scouts Association (Secretary); Federation of (Founding President). Born: March 28, 1929, son of the late Stanley B. Jones and Verona his wife. Educated: Buxton High School, Extra-Mural Studies – UWI, New York University, Michigan State University, & Pacific Western University. Career: Newspaper Reporter (Ja. Daily Express & Public Opinion) 1947-57, Public Relations Officer Jamaica Social Welfare Commission 1957-62, Television Producer/Director Jamaica Information Service, 1963-64, Public Relations Manager Kaiser Bauxite 1964-66, Alpart 1967, Goodyear Jamaica 1968-72, Founding Director and Chief Executive Officer Public Relations Associates 1972-76, Private P.R. Consultant and Newspaper Columnist “Life’s Like That” 1977-80. Executive Director Jamaica Information Service 1980-84; Minister (Information) Jamaican Embassy, Washington, D.C. 1984-85; Community Relations Co-ordinator for North America (Jamaican Consulate General, New York) 1985-90. Awards: Commander of the Order of Distinction 1988, Prime Minister’s Medal for Community Service, Marcus Garvey Award-USA, Distinguished Service Award – National Association of Jamaican & Supportive Organizations, USA; Outstanding Service Award – Jamaica National Foundation, Long Island, USA, Norman Manley Memorial Award for Services to Jamaica Social Welfare Commission. Publications: "Best of Bustamante” and “Marcus Garvey Said ..." Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Gloria Simpson, January 1954; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Community Service and gardening. Address: (residence) 22 Allerdyce Drive, Kingston 8.

JONES, Oliver Emphil, C.D., J.P., C.L.U.; Life Insurance Executive. President, Island Life Insurance Co. Ltd. since 1971. Director, Island Life Merchant Bank, Zenith Insurance Brokers Ltd., Island Victoria Bank, Vice Chairman Nuttall Hospital. Organizations: Member L.U.A.J., L.I.C.A., Chairman Executive Committee Scout Association of Jamaica. Born: Rose Hall,St. Elizabeth, December 11, 1931; son of Edmund Elliot Jones, Farmer, and Julia Binns-Jones (both dec’d). Educated: Excelsior High School; Toronto University. Career: Ministry of Agriculture 1951-53; joined Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, promoted to Agency Supervisor 1962; Assistant Branch Manager 1969; President 1971. Chairman National Housing Trust 1980-89. Awards: LUAJ ‘Man of the year’ 1970. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Sonia Sampson, August 2,1970; 2 sons. Interests: Swimming, Tennis, Golf. Clubs: Jamaica, Constant Spring Golf. Address: (business) 6 St. Lucia Avenue, Kingston 5; Tel. 968-6874-83; (residence) 46 Russell Heights, Kingston 8.

JONES, Sonia Ellen, Attorney-at-Law since 1970. Chairman Institute of Jamaica, Director, The Gleaner Co. Ltd., Jamaica National Building Society, Kingston Restoration Co., Mutual Security Bank Foundation. Organizations: Council Member, Jamaica Council for Human Rights, Director Kingston Legal Aid Clinic. Born: Kingston, January 9, 1946, daughter of Gresford Jones Attorney-at-Law, and Joyce Glegg-Jones. Educated: St. Andrew Preparatory, St Andrew High School. Interests: Visual & Performing Arts, Travel, Journalism, Cricket, Motor Rallying. Clubs: Jamaica Historical Society, Jamaica Motoring. Address: (business) 5 Duke Street, Kingston. Tel: 922-0340-1, Fax 922-5422.

JONES, Winston Vassell, C.D., J.P. Teacher and Member of Parliament. Former President of the Senate Chairman, Board of Management, Pratville Secondary School. Born: Pratville, Manchester December 13, 1917, son of William Samuel Jones, Teacher, and Julia Medina Jones, Teacher (both dec’d). Educated: Mico Teacher Training College. Career: Headmaster of various primary schools 1941-53; Branch Organiser, Jamaica Agricultural Society 1952-55; Past member of the Board of Management Jamaica Agricultural Society 1955-59; Member of Parliament 1955-80 serving as Minister of Communication & Works and Minister of Pensions & Social Security. Vice President, of the P.N.P. 1983-85 and now a Life Member of the P.N.P. Awards: Mico 150th Award 1986. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Sylvia Samms in 1945. 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Reading, Gardening, Swimming. Motto: Prayer and Work conquers All. Address: (business) Gordon House, Kingston. (residence) Fair View, Pratville P.O.

JOSIAH, Mrs. Jocelyne, B.A. (Hons.), M.A., Dip. in Etudes du Developpement. International Civil Servant, UNESCO. Regional Communication Adviser since December 1993. Born: Guyana, April 8, 1948; daughter of Francis and Eileen Josiah both retired. Educated: Bishops High School for Girls, Guyana; University of Waterloo, Canada; University of Dijon, France; University of Geneva, Switzerland. Career: Lecturer, Barber Scotia College, U.S.A. 1973-75; Research & Conference Officer, Caricom 1976-78; Programme Officer, UNITAR, Geneva 1979-81. Married: Colin Cholmondeley in 1992. Interests: Reading, Handy-work, Gardening. Address: (business): UNESCO, 25 Dominica Drive, Kingston 5. (residence): 33A Norbrook Drive, Kingston 8. Motto: Do your Work selflessly and you will be doing it for God.

JUNOR, Hon. John Archibald, B.A., Barrister-at-Law and Attorney-at-Law. Minister of Tourism in the Office of the Prime Minister since 1995. Member of Parliament Central Manchester. Director of Law Part. Ltd. and Youngworld Fashions Ltd. Organizations: Member, N.E.C. and Executive of P.N.P. Born: Spaldings, Manchester, July 25, 1946; son of Silburn Junor, Retired Farmer/Businessman, and Lucille Junor, Retired Businesswoman. Educated: Morris Knibb Preparatory School; Calabar High School; Howard University and Gray’s Inn London. Career: Senior Conciliation Officer, Ministry of Labour 1975-76; Company Secretary/Legal Officer, National Housing Trust 1976-80; Parish Councillor, Borobridge Division, St. Ann 1977-78; Senator 1979-80; Founding Partner Law Firm, Playfair, Junor, Pearson & Co. 1981-89. Minister of State, Ministry of Construction (Housing) 1989-90; Minister of State, Ministry of Finance, Development and Planning 1990-91. Chairman, Caribbean Ministers Environment 1990-91; Minister of Tourism and the Environment 1992-93; Minister of Local Government, Youth & Sports 1993-95. Denomination: Methodist. Married: Urla George, August 16, 1969, 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Reading, Music, Gardening Travel and Sports. Clubs: Police Officers, Kingston Cricket and Manchester. Address: (business) Office of the Prime Minister, 1 Devon Road, Kingston 6; (residence) 7 Paddington Terrace, Kingston 6.

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