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LA-CROIX, Dorothy Lucille, Retired Radio Announcer. Organizations: National Council Soroptimist Clubs (Jamaica). Born: St. Mary, Jamaica, daughter of the late Cyril Jameson, Engineer, and Florence Turnbull-Jameson. Educated: Cathedral High School. Career: Civil Servant (Jamaica), Secretary-Office of Information (Belize), Radio Announcer Radio Belize, and Radio Jamaica as “Dotty Dean”. Library Supervisor, Programme Supervisor, Radio Supervisor - Radio Jamaica 1975-82; Programme Director, Radio Jamaica Ltd. 1982-89; Chief Commissioner Girl Guides 1974-84. Awards: Silver Bee (Highest local Guide Award), Oak Leaf (Commonwealth Guide Award), Silver Pineapple (Scout Award), Centenary Medal-Institute of Jamaica, Meritorious Service Medal - Government of Jamaica. One of first fifteen Women of Distinction 1985. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Captain Earl La-Croix, June 1, 1946; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Reading, Cooking, Embroidery. Clubs: Soroptimist, Business and Professional Women, Woman’s Auxiliary, (Y.W.C.A.), Jamaica Horticultural Society. Address: (residence) 11 Lounsbury Avenue, Kingston 10.

LaCRUISE, Kenneth R., F.C.A., F.C.C.A., A.C.I.S.; Chartered Accountant, Consultant with Coopers and Lybrand. Director Kenox Ltd., KRL Holdings Ltd. Jamaica Soya Products Industries Ltd., Delver Ltd. Organizations: Public Accountancy Board, Senator Jaycees International. Born: Mandeville, August 10, 1927, son of James E. LaCruise, Auctioneer and Fredricka Graham, Housewife (both dec’d). Educated: Mandeville, Private Tuition. Career: Managing Partner Coopers & Lybrand since 1971; University of the West Indies – 7 years Assistant Secretary; Jamaica Industrial Corporation – 3 years Assistant Accountant; Colonial Development Corporation Belize – 3 years. Married: Odessa Leonia Bruhier, March 11, 1971; 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Golf, Squash, Cricket, Swimming. Clubs: Constant Spring Golf, Kingston Cricket, Jamaica. Address: (business) c/o Coopers and Lybrand 1B Holborn Road, P.O. Box 480, Kingston 10. Tel. 926-9370-6; (residence) 41 Ridgeway Terrace, P.O. Box 100, Kingston 6.

LADD, Monica, B.A., J.D., Attorney at Law. Associate, Myers, Fletcher & Gordon since 1989. Chairman, Manor Court Limited. Admitted to practice law in Georgia, Washington, Jamaica, New York, Florida. Born: Connecticut, U.S.A., November 15, 1954, daughter of the late Edward Taylor Ladd, University Professor, and Maria Lenz Ladd, Artist. Educated: Emory University, Brown University, Norman Manley Law School. Competent in Spanish, French and German. Career: U.S. House of Representatives Staff 1976-77; International Economic Advisor U.S. Mission to United Nations 1977-80; U.S. Foreign Service Officer at U.S. Embassy, Kingston 1980-82; U.S. Embassy Santiago, Chile 1982-83; Consultant 1984-85; Carter Center, Atlanta Georgia 1988. Chief Publications: “Risk of Loss or Damage in Documentary Transactions under the Convention of the International Sale of Goods” with H. Berman, 21 Cornell International Law Journal 423 (1988); “Jamaica”, in The Latin American Investors’ Companion (1994); “Jamaica” with the Jamaica Stock Exchange, in The Guide to World Equity Markets 1994/5 (1994); and “Agency and Distribution Agreements in Jamaica” in International Agency (1994). Denomination: Anglican. Married: Oliver Frederick Clarke, September 10, 1988. Clubs: Jamaica Environment Trust, Equestrian Federation of Jamaica. Address: (business) 21 East Street, Kingston. Tel. 922-5860, Fax: 922-4811.

LAKASINGH, Seragh Orlando A., Company Director and Marketing Executive. Chairman/Managing Director, Jamaica Agro Chemicals Ltd. since 1985. Honorary Chairman, The Bustamante Institute of Public and International Affairs; Chairman Bustamante Lecture Committee since 1989. Vice President, Jamaica Agricultural Chemicals Association; Board Member, Denham Town Comprehensive High School; former Deputy Chairman Jamaica Cultural Development Commission. Organizations: Member Jamaica Association of Sugar Technologists, International Society of Sugar Cane Technologists, Caribbean Food Crops Society, the Jamaica-German Society, the Jamaica-American Society, former Director Jaycees of Jamaica and Kingston Jaycees. Born: Morant Bay, Jamaica, March 21, 1941, son of the late Solomon Lakasingh, Merchant, Farmer, Transport Operator, and Marion Harridas-Lakasingh. Career: Grace Kennedy Group of Companies 1960-77, as Junior Clerk, Billing Clerk, Accountant Clerk, Technical Sales Representative, Agronomist, Company Secretary, Marketing Manager, Assistant General Manager and Director, Agro Grace Ltd.; Manager- Agricultural Division of Inter-Commercial Ltd. 1977-84; served on the Bustamante Centenary Committee 1984; the “Jamaica 21” Celebrations Committee in 1983 and chaired the Organising Committee for the Royal Salute on the occasion of the State visit of H.R.H. Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh; Founder/ President St. Monica’s College Old Students Association 1964. Awards: Awarded the Prime Minister’s Medal of Appreciation in 1983, for services in the field of Culture and Communication; the Order of Distinction (O.D.) in 1993 for services to Cultural Development and Community. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Effie Lanns Curtis, October 24, 1972. Interests: Gardening, Swimming, Motoring. Clubs: India, Jamaica, Eastern Jamaica Anglers’ Assn., Kingston Cricket. Address: (business) 44 Port Royal Street, Kingston. Tel. 922-2048 and 967-0573.

LAKE, Richard Anthony, B. Math.; Contractor and Developer. Group Managing Director - Aerocon Construction Ltd. since 1977. Director Caribbean Steel, Caribbean Cable, Caymanas Track Ltd., Freight Management Ltd., Island Homes Ltd., Restaurant Associates Ltd. (Burger King). Organizations: Past President - Incorporated Masterbuilders’ Association of Jamaica. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica, May 21, 1954, son of the late Rodwell A. Lake, Contractor and Lois Lake-Sherwood. Educated: Alvernia Preparatory School, St. George’s College, Waterloo University. Career: Followed his father into the construction and development business. On the death of his father in 1974, he took over as Managing Director for the Construction and Development Companies and later introduced the Aerocon Building System to Jamaica – 1977. Denomination: Roman Catholic. 2 daughters. Interests: Racehorse Breeding and Racing. Awards: Prime Minister’s Medal for contribution to Low Cost Housing. Address: (business) 20 Hope Road, Kingston 10. Tel: 984-2841. (residence) Norbrook Heights, Kingston 8.

LALOR, Dennis Hugh, A.C.I.I.; Group Chairman, Insurance Company of the West Indies Ltd. since 1983, Chairman, Owners Mutual, Florida-Caribbean Institute; Director International Standing Conference on Philanthropy; Associate member, Board of Caribbean Resources Development Foundation, President Kingston Polo Club, Member Jamaica Privy Council, Member Management Committee Jamaica Citizen’s Bank Ltd., Insurance Company of Jamaica Ltd. Organizations: Chairman ICWI Group Foundation, Jamaica National Appeal Committee for UWI, Freemasons Association (Ja) Ltd., President Private Sector Organization of Jamaica, Member Advisory Board, Florida-Caribbean Institute; Director International Standing Conference on Philanthropy; Associate member, Board of Caribbean Resources Development Foundation, President Kingston Polo Club, Member Jamaica Privy Council, Member Management Committee Jamaica Citizen’s Bank Ltd., Insurance Company of Jamaica Ltd. Address: (business) I.C.W.I. Group, 28-48 Barbados Avenue, Kingston 5; Tel. 968-8493/4.

LALOR, Gerald Cecil, O.J., C.D., B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., F.J.S.S.T.; Scientist. Pro Vice Chancellor University of the West Indies (Mona), since 1974 and Principal since 1991. Director I.C.W.I. Group Ltd. , Gleaner Co. Ltd. Organizations: Fellow Jamaica Society of Scientists and Technologists, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Royal Society of Chemistry, New York Academy of Sciences and others. Chairman – Committee for promoting Peaceful Uses of the Atom and of other committees; Fellow Third World Academy of Science; Member Jamaica Geological Society, American Chemical Society, Regional Editor “Revista Latino American Quimico”. Born: Kingston, December 15, 1930, son of the late Gerald Norman Lalor, Musician and retired merchant, and Daisy Iris Dryden-Lalor. Educated: Suthermere School, Kingston College, University of the West Indies. Career: Chemist – West Indies Chemical Works; Assistant Lecturer, Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader and Professor of Chemistry beginning 1961; Director, Centre for Nuclear Sciences; Director, University of the West Indies Distance Teaching Experiment; Research Fellowships in United States, Canada, and United Kingdom, Advisor to Director General (U.N.E.S.C.O.), etc. Awards: Centenary Medal- Institute of Jamaica 1980, Ja. Society of Scientists and Technologists’ Award for Excellence 1981; Gleaner Award for U.W.I.D.I.T.E. , Sir Philip Sherlock award for excellence 1991. Publications: Over 60 publications in Science, Technology, and Energy. Married: Noelle Madeline Cameron, March 3, 1948; 3 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Micro Computers and Telecommunications, Energy, Nuclear Science. Address: (business) Senate House, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7. Tel. 927-2781, Ext. 324, 927-1660-9; (residence) 40 College Common, Mona, Kingston 7.

LAMPART, Lawrence Seymour Cornelius, Teachers’ Dip., A.I.Ed., (London). Retired Senior Education Officer- Ministry of Education, Social Worker. Secretary/Bursar - Lennon Secondary School since 1979. Organizations: Chairman- Board of Management Glenmuir Preparatory and High Schools, Diocesan Lay Reader – Anglican Church, formerly Chairman – Council of Voluntary Social Services (Clarendon). President – Mico Old Students’ Association, Member – Clarendon Parish Library Committee, Treasurer – Association of Education Officers. Born: Red Hills, Clarendon, February 26, 1915, son of Theophilus Cornelius Lampart, Teacher, Merchant, and Adina Icedora Binger-Lampart, Teacher and Clerk (both dec’d). Educated: Chapelton Government School, Mico Training College, London University. Career: Junior Tutor - Mico 1937-41, Principal - Wilmington School (St. Thomas) 1937, Jericho School (Hanover) 1941, Chapelton School (Clarendon) 1946, May Pen School (Clarendon) 1955. Education Officer 1958, Returning Officer - South East Clarendon 1961-65, Senior Education Officer 1966-79. Awards: Duff Memorial Prize (Mico) 1936, Prime Minister’s Medal of Appreciation 1983. Publications: University Report – Social and educational Factors Influencing the Development of Adolescents in England and Jamaica (1953). Denomination: Anglican. Married: Lucille May Irvine, July 27, 1941; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Music, Reading, Youth, Social and Cultural Activities. Club: Lions of Clarendon. Address: (business) Lennon Secondary School, Mocho P.O.; (residence) 3 Lincoln Avenue, May Pen. Tel. 986-2532.

LAMPART, Ronald George, C.D., M.B., Ch.B., M.P.H., F.R.C.S.; Retired Senior Medical Officer - Princess Margaret Hospital since 1963. Born: Red Hills, Clarendon, July 26, 1918, son of Theophilus Lampart, Teacher, and Adina Binger-Lampart (both dec’d). Educated: Chapelton School, Jamaica College, Sheffield University (England). Awards: Commander of the Order of Distinction; M.A.J. Award 1987. Denomination: Protestant. Married: Sheila Bacchus, September 1, 1964; 1 son, 3 daughters. Interests: Music, Building, Gardening. Address: (business) 14 Miramar Drive, Morant Bay P.O., St. Thomas; (residence) Cedar Valley, Morant Bay, St. Thomas. Tel. 982-2343.

LANGFORD, Charles Cecil , J.P., C.D., Retired Commissioner of Lands, Real Estate Dealer since 1974. Director Pan-Jamaican Investment Trust Ltd and Four Rivers Dev. Co. Ltd. Born: Buff Bay, Portland, October 6, 1917, son of Charles Monard Langford and Francella Banbury-Langford (both dec’d). Educated: Wolmer’s Boys School, Cambridge University. Career: United Fruit Co. 1938-42; Held various positions Lands Department (Govt. Service) 1942-72; Frome Monymusk Land Co. 1972-74, Langford and Brown. Awards: Commander of the Order of Distinction. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Mary Raechel Jones, 1951, 2 sons and 1 daughter. Interests: Fishing, Yachting. Clubs: Kingston Cricket, Kingston Polo, Liguanea, Jamaica. Address: (business) 80 Hagley Park Road, Kingston 10. Tel. 923-5310; (residence) Stanmore Terrace, Red Hills Tel: 944-2283

LANIGAN, Rolf, F.C.A.; Chartered Accountant. Managing Partner KPMG Peat, Marwick. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, January 27, 1939, son of the late John Leonard Lanigan, Accountant, and Else nee Hem. Educated: Munro College. Career: Qualified as a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland in 1962. Returned to Jamaica in 1963, and joined Peat, Marwick, Mitchell and Co. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Ruth Christine Maureen Millar, April 6, 1963; 3 daughters. Interests: Golf, Squash, Reading. Clubs: Liguanea, Constant Spring Golf, Jamaica. Address: (business) 6 Duke Street, Kingston. Tel. 922-6640; (residence) 22 Par Drive, Kingston 8.

LANKESTER, Geoffrey Roy, Businessman. Managing Director Jamaica Bags Ltd. and Jamaica Cordage Co. Ltd. since 1978. Director Lankesters Ltd., Jamaica Bag Ltd., The Jamaica Cordage Co. Ltd. Born: England, March 18, 1944, son of Addison Geoffrey Lankester, Engineer and Retired Property Owner, and Kathleen Muriel Young-Lankester. Educated: DeCarteret Preparatory School, Munro College. Career: Barclays Bank (May Pen) – 2 years, Halse Hall Sugar Cane Property – 1 year, Jamaica Hilton Hotel – 2 years. Returned to May Pen to take up present position. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Mary Rickman, February 2, 1991, 3 step-daughters. Interests: Boating and fishing, Tennis, Shooting, Reading. Clubs: Jamaica, Royal Jamaica Yacht, Liguanea, Jamaica, Monymusk Gun Rod & Tiller Club. Address: (business) Jamaica Bags Limited P.O. Box 30, May Pen, Tel. 986-2435/986-4015; (residence) 38 East Oakridge, Kingston 8.

LANNAMAN, Vance Lloyd, R.St. O.O., F.I.C.S., F.I.A.R.B., Consul General of Norway since 1978. Appointed as first Consul General 1981. Shipping Executive and Business Consultant. Managing Director Lannaman and Morris (Shipping) Limited. Chairman Port Contractors Limited, Metro Investments Limited, Metro Shipping Limited. Xamax International Limited, Lannaman and Morris (Sales/Marketing) Limited, Dean of the Consular Corps of Jamaica from 1987-89 and Vice Dean for 1995. Director, Terminal Services Ltd., Fit for Life Ltd., Kingston Pictures Ltd., Health & Nutritions Ltd. Organizations: Chairman, Annual Incentive Award (Members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force & Its Auxiliaries); Vice President, Wholistic Herbal Association; Chairman Joint Industrial Council for the Port of Kingston; Deputy Chairman Implementation Committee for the establishment of the Jamaica National Shipping Line, Deputy Chairman Jamaica Merchant Marine Limited and Jamaica Merchant Marine Atlantic Line Ltd. Director Maritime Training Institute of Jamaica, Caribbean Shipping Association, Shipping Association of Jamaica. Member Marine Board of Jamaica, Board of Trustees Kingston Port Workers Superannuation Fund, Kingston Pilotage Authority, Board of Management The Wortley Residence, Prime Minister’s Task Force on Maritime Affairs; Founder Ivory Club (music and drama group) (Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Ship-brokers – London, Fellow of the Institute of Arbitrators - London). Born: Kingston, Jamaica, December 7, 1927, son of Clarence Leopold Lannaman, Contractor and Builder, and May Anderson-Lannaman. Educated: Calabar Elementary School, Kingston College, College of Arts, Science and Technology, University of the West Indies. Career: Shipping and Auxiliary Related Services, Business Development and Promotions; Freight and Operations Manager- Sprostons Jamaica Limited 1965-68, General Manager – Ocean Shipping Limited 1969-71, Managing Director Ocean Shipping Limited 1969-71, Port Captain and Shipping Manager- Caribbean Cement Company 1971-72; Dean of the Consular Corps of Jamaica 1987-89. Awards: Order of St. Olav - Knight First Class (R.St.O.O.) bestowed by his Majesty the King of Norway 1985. Special Award, Shipping Association of Jamaica 1991; Personality of the Shipping Association of Jamaica in 1994. Denomination: Presbyterian. Married: Dorothy Elaine Meikle 1950; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Music, Art, Reading, Squash. Club: Liguanea. Address: (business) 6-12 Newport Blvd., Newport West. Tel. 923-4811-4; (residence) 19 Cherry Drive, Kingston 8.

LATTY, Carmen, T.T., B.A.; Marketing Executive, Commercial Officer British High Commission since December 1986. Chairman Caribbean Universities Press. Organizations: Immediate Past President Mico Old Students’ Association – first female to be elected President, also longest serving President (6 years); Board Member and Director Finance Committee Mico Foundation. Born: Fairburn, Clarendon, January 3, 1943, daughter of the late Z.F. Latty and Keturah Latty, Housewife. Educated: Tweeside Primary and Johns Hall All-Age Schools, Mico Teachers’ College, University of the West Indies. Career: Teacher 1966-68, Archaeologist 1971-72, Company Director 1972-86, Marketing and Training Manager – Sangster’s Book Stores 1984-86. Awards: Mico College 150th Medal, Mico Old Students’ Association Gold Medal 1986 – first female among 32 men to receive Gold Medal. Children: 1 son. Interests: Gardening, Interior Decorating, Reading, Music. Clubs: Mico Old Students’ Association; Jamaica Orchid Society. Address: (residence) 6 Purley Close, Kingston 8.

LAWES, Princess May, B.A.; Journalist. Organizations: Director, Friends of Women’s World Banking, National Co-ordinator, Women’s Freedom Movement, Member Central Executive and Standing Committee, Jamaica Labour Party, President Inter-American Commission of Women (C.I.M.). Born: White Hall, St. Ann, December 24, 1944, daughter of William Adolphus Lawes, Farmer, and Leathie Ann Clarke-Lawes (both dec’d). Educated: Lime Tree Gardens Primary School, Dinthill Technical High School, University of Kentucky. Career: Former Staff Writer, The Kentucky Kernel, Feature Writer, The Kentuckian, Managing Director, We Kill Pest Control Co.; Member of the Senate 1976-80; Member of Parliament for St. Ann North West 1980-89. Denomination: Seventh-Day Adventist. Club: Zonta of Kingston. Interests: Reading, Sea Bathing, Special Interest in young people. Address: Lot 6, Mavis Craig Avenue, (Mango Walk), P.O. Box 189, Montego Bay. Tel. 952-0626.

Lawrence, Headley Samuel, BSc. (Econ.), M.Sc., M.B.A., Dip. Agri. Farmer, Management Consultant, Company Director; M.P.; Managing Director, Paradise Plum Ltd., Director, Maire Russell Associates, Paradise Agro Co. Organization: Member Board, J.A.S. Born: Riverside, Hanover, May 5, 1940, son of George O. Lawrence,Tailor and Businessman, and Eva Green Lawrence. Educated: Georges Plain Elementary School; Knockalava Practical Training Centre; Jamaica School of Agriculture; Arkansas State University; Oregon State University; University of California. Career: Agricultural Extension Officer, Ministry of Agriculture; 4-H Club Organizer in Clarendon and St. Thomas; Manager, Jamaica National Building Society; Management System Co-ordinator, Alpart; Management Consultant, Peat, Marwick, Mitchell; Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Planning & Development 1989. Denomination: Baptist. Married: Karlene Ann Evering, June 2, 1984; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Gardening, Community Work, Tennis, Driving. Clubs: Jaycees, Lions. Address: C/o P.N.P. Headquarters, 87 Old Hope Road, Kingston 6; Tel. 927-7805

LAWRENCE, Vincent Milton, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., P.Eng.; Management and Engineering Consultant. Executive Director, Jentech Consultants Ltd. since 1972. Chairman Jentech Consultants Ltd., Jamaica Engineering &Technical Services Ltd., Jets Metfab Ltd., Geotech Exploration Services Ltd., B-Marts Corporation Ltd. Organizations: Immediate Past President – Jamaica Institution of Engineers (1986); Member Jamaican Institute of Management, Association of Professional Engineers (Ont.), American Society of Civil Engineers, Institute of Management Consultants of Jamaica. Born: Cascade, St. Mary, September 24, 1945, son of Vincent Henry Lawrence, Consultant and Advisor – Youth Development, and Enid Athlyn Bryant-Lawrence. Educated: Warsop Primary School, Calabar High School, University of the West Indies, Queen’s University (Canada). Career: Civil Engineer, Howard Humphreys & Sons 1967, Geotechnical Engineer, Warnock Hersey Caribbean Ltd. 1971-72, Project Director, Bauxite & Alumina Expansion (Govt. of Jamaica) 1976-78, Managing Director, Jamaica Bauxite Mining Ltd. 1978-81. Chairman, Government of Jamaica Bauxite Negotiating Team 1979-80. Publications: Several publications in the field of Engineering and Management Consultancy. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Beverley Evadne Lowe, August 17, 1968; 3 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Reading, Football, Cricket, Ice Hockey. Address: (business) 14A Hope Road, Kingston 10. Tel. 928-2201; (residence) 23 Upper Melwood Avenue, Kingston 8.

LAWSON, Rudyard Errol, M.P., J.P., Minister of State in the Ministry of Utilities, Transport & Energy since March 1995. Life Underwriter. Born: Oracabessa, St. Mary, October 15, 1938; son of Bryan T. Lawson, Teacher, and Winona Lawson, Dressmaker (both dec’d). Educated: Brown’s Hall School; Kingston College. Career: Life Underwriter with North American Life and Life of Jamaica Insurance Companies since 1964; Mayor of Spanish Town 1974-76; M.P. and Minister of State 1976-80; Minister of State, Ministry of Agriculture 1989-93 and Ministry of Water & Transport 1993-95. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Yvonne Bogues, April 30, 1960; 3 sons, 2 daughters. Interests: Reading, Swimming, Sight-seeing (Countryside). Address: (business) Ministry of Utilities, Transport & Energy, 36 Trafalgar Road, Kingston 10. Tel: 926-9170/9; (residence) 20 New Green Road, Mandeville.

LaYACONA, Maria, Photographer; Organizations: Member of the National Dance Company of Jamaica. Born: Cleveland, Ohio; daughter of the late Mario LaYacona, Photographer, and Anna LaYacona, Housewife. Educated: Mansfield High School; Winona School of Photography. Career: 1950 - Staff, Time Inc.; assigned to Life Magazine, Time Magazine and Sports Illustrated. Still Photographer “Cinerama - Seven Wonders of the World”. Awards: Silver Musgrave Medal for Photography 1972; 3rd Place in World in BBC Competition “150 Years of Photography” 1988, Institute of Jamaica Centenary Year Award, Edna Manley Foundation Award. Publications: Roots & Rhythms; Dance Jamaica; Edna Manley-Sculptor. Denomination: Baptist. Interests: Refurbishing Antique Furniture, Playing Cards. Club: Liguanea. Address: (business & home) 94 Hope Road, Kingston 6; Tel. 927-7436.

LAZARUS, Afeef Assad, Attorney-at-Law, Partner Livingston, Alexander and Levy since 1975. Chairman Caribbean International Tours Ltd., Island Resources Ltd., Director Island Life Merchant Bank Ltd., Jamaica General Insurance Company Limited. Organizations: President, Jamaica Cancer Society, International Associate American Bar Association, Member, The Law Society (England) and Jamaican Bar Association. District Grand Master of English Freemasonry in Jamaica & Cayman Islands since 1992. Born: Mandeville, Manchester, July 24, 1948, son of the late Assad Saleem Lazarus, Businessman, and Adlyn Lois Benton-Lazarus, Housewife. Educated: Manchester High School, DeCarteret College. Career: Admitted to practice as an Attorney at Law of the Supreme Court of Judicature of Jamaica January 1973 and admitted as Solicitor (England) in 1977. Past Director, National Development Bank of Jamaica, Past Chairman, Agricultural Credit Bank of Jamaica. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Melba Magreta Henry, June 27, 1981; 1 son. Interests: Reading, Travel. Clubs: Jamaica Skeet Club, Jackson Bay Gun & Fishing Club, , Kingston Cricket, Constant Spring Golf. Address: (business) 72-76 Harbour Street, Kingston. Tel. 922-6310; (residence) 11 Millsborough Crescent, Kingston 6.

LEARMOND, Charles Amos, J.P., Mayor of May Pen; Teacher. Member, Board of Directors, Milk River Bath. Organizations: 2nd Vice President of A.L.G.A.; President, Clarendon Football Association. Born: Gravel Hill, Clarendon, October 27, 1946; son of Percival Learmond, Farmer, and Francis Learmond, Dressmaker (both dec’d). Educated: Strathford High School; Mico College. Career: Teacher, Shortwood Practising School, 1970-74; Teacher, Kempshill Secondary School 1974 and 1983-86; Regional Sports Coordinator, Institute of Sports, 1974-81; Yorktown Division 1986. Awards: Sportsman of the Year, Mico, 1970. Denomination: Baptist. Married: Aloma Sinclair, July 19, 1975; 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Cricket, Dominoes, Reading. Address: (business) Sevens Road, May Pen; Tel. 986-4659; (residence) Rhymesbury, York Town P.A., Clarendon.

LEE, Brascoe Lloyd, B.Sc.; Land Developer and Farmer. Senator since 1989; Managing Director - Encore Developments Ltd., Lakeside Farms Ltd., Glastonbury Ltd., Agro-Nomic Planners (Agri-Business Consultants) since 1989 and involved with Agro-Industrial and Food Processing (producing Snack Foods) since 1990. Organizations: One of four Founding Members and First Vice-President , St. Andrew Jaycees. Founding Member, Small Businesses Association of Jamaica in 1974. Born: Litchfield District, Trelawny, September 14, 1940, son of Erling Lee, Farmer, and Ivy Mae Carter-Lee. Educated: Lowe River Primary School, Wait-a-Bit Primary School, Jamaica School of Agriculture, University of the West Indies. Career: Formerly, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Sales Representative, Agriculture (4 years). Department Management (Drug Production) 6 years; Self employed Farming since 1968 (Beef and Poultry); Minister of State, Ministry of Agriculture 1980-1989; M.P. South Trelawny 1980-1989, Former Minister of State, Ministry of Works/Construction 1986-89, Opposition Spokesman on Agiculture & Construction 1989-95, Regained the Constituency of South Trelawny (JLP) in 1993 after losing in 1989. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Carolyn Preston, February 14, 1981; 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Badminton, Cricket, trying or adapting new ideas in Construction and Farming. Address: (business) 35 Constant Spring Road, Kingston 10. Tel. 926-4163; (residence) 5 Devon Road, Kingston 10.

LEE, Byron Aloysius, O.D.; Musician, Bandleader, Promoter, Record Producer and Businessman. Managing Director/President since 1969, Dynamic Sounds Recording Co. Ltd. Director Disk-O-Land Ltd., Multi Tapes Ltd., Lee Enterprises (Holdings) Ltd. Organizations: Member Kiwanis International. Born: Manchester, Jamaica, June 27, 1935, son of the late Oscar Lee and Evelyn Chung-Lee. Educated: St. George’s College. Studied music at Mount St. Joseph’s School, Mandeville and Campion Hall. Career: Band leader - Byron Lee and the Dragonaires since 1956. Group’s first record was released in 1960 and to date band’s music is on several albums sold in most areas throughout the world. Took band on first tour of the Caribbean 1963. Was the first person to promote live Jamaican music in North America and is responsible for the introduction of Jamaica Carnival. Awards: Received Jaycees Award for outstanding services to Jamaica 1969, The Silver Musgrave Medal in recognition of his achievement in the field of Popular Music over the years (1978), Institute of Jamaica Centenary medal for contribution to the development of music in Jamaica 1981. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Sheila Khouri, September 6, 1967; 2 sons, 3 daughters. Interests: Cricket, Football, Spear fishing, Marlin fishing. Address: (business) 15 Bell Road, Kingston 11; Tel. 923-9138/9168; (residence) 5 Long Lane, Kingston 8.

LEE, Michael G., MB.BS., DM., F.R.C.P. (C), FACP., Senior Lecturer, Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist , Department of Medicine, University Hospital of the West Indies since 1983. Organizations: Member, Medical Association of Jamaica, Member American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy; Member Canadian Association of Gastroenterology; Fellow American College of Physicians and the Royal College of Physicians of Canada; Member Medical Alumni, U.W.I.; Member American Gastrointestinal Association; Founding member Association of West Indian Gastroenterologists and Liver Association of Jamaica; Chairman, Drug Committee, U.H.W.I.; Member Medical Council of Jamaica (1981-91); Member Advisory Editorial Board of the West Indian Medical Journal: Member Therapeutics and Drug Committee, Ministry of Health. Born: Jamaica, October 22, 1952. Educated: Campion College, University of the West Indies, University of Western Ontario, Canada. Career: Internship and specialized Residency Training in Internal Medicine, UHWI 1976-81; Further Sub-specialization in Gastroenterology and Hepatology as Clinical and Research Fellow, University of Western Ontario, Canada 1981-83. Publications: Papers on Several aspects of medicine including Leptospirosis, gut hormones, oesophageal diseases, liver disease, tumors of the small intestine, sickle cell anaemia and various aspects of gastroenterology, hepatology and general medicine. Denomination: Catholic. Interests: Reading, Music. Address: Dept. of Medicine, University Hospital of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7. Tel. 927-1620 and 927-1707.

LEE, Richard Charles, B.A. Mgt. Studies; Former Managing Director Transocean Shipping Ltd. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica, February 18, 1957; son of Alvin Lloyd Lee, Businessman and Joyce N. Lee, Businesswoman. Educated: Campion College; St. Leo’s College; University of South Florida. Career: Grace Kennedy & Co. Shipping Ltd. 1980-83; Interfreight Agencies 1983-85; Agro Freight Forwarders 1985; Newport Warehousing 1985. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Olive Purboo, August 15, 1981; 1 daughter. Interests: Tennis, Soccer, Table Tennis, Motorcross. Address: Air Jamaica, 72 Harbour Street, Kingston.

LEE, Ruby Veronica, A.C.I.I.; Insurance Executive. Managing Director - Consolidated Insurance Brokers & Consultants Ltd. Director General Merchandise Ltd. Organizations: Member Jamaica Insurance Brokers Association. Born: Comfort Castle, Portland, May 13, 1946, daughter of the late William Chung and Dorothy Virgina Chin-Chung. Educated: Titchfield High School. Career: Underwriter, Insurance Company of the West Indies Ltd. 1965-73, Office Manager, Gordon Brandon (Insurance) Ltd. 1974-75. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Sylbert Lee, May 12, 1968; 1 son, 1 daughter. Club: Royal Jamaica Yacht. Address: (business) 10 Ruthven Road, Kingston 10. Tel. 64352, Fax 926-1369.

LEIBA, John Gregory. Attorney at Law. Partner Dunn, Cox Orrett & Ashenheim since 1980. Organisations: Director, Office Management Ltd., Special Olympics Jamaica Ltd., Jamaica Baptist Union. Current Manager, St. Jago High School Track Team and leading middle distance coach. One of the Founding Directors of Manufacturers Merchant Bank Ltd. Born: Spanish Town, St. Catherine, January 5, 1949, son of R. M. Leiba, Businessman (dec’d) and Monica Hendricks, Housewife. Educated: St. Jago High School, College of Law, England. Denomination: Baptist. Married: Eleanor Chin, April 24, 1976. 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Jogging and Reading. Clubs: Constant Spring Golf. Address: (business) 48 Duke Street, Kingston. Motto: Defiant stand against overwhelming odds.

LEIBA, Winston St. L., B.A. (Hons.), M.Sc.; Retired Civil Servant, Director of Administration Ministry of Youth and Community Development 1985-94. Organizations: Member Board of Management Jamaica 4-H Club. Born: Clarendon, April 11, 1934, son of J.A. Leiba, Farmer, and Isabella Leiba, Housewife. Educated: Ebenezer Primary School, Excelsior High School, St. Simon’s College, University of Wales (Cardiff), University of Michigan Ann Arbor. Career: Temporary Clerk Medical Office 1954-56, Customs Officer, Collector General’s Department 1956-59, Trade Administrative Officer, Principal Assistant Secretary Ministry of Trade and Industry 1962-72. Minerals Economist, Petroleum Economist, Ministry of Mining and Natural Resources 1972-77, Head of Policy Division, Trade Administrators’ Department 1978-79, Director of Economics, Ministry of Finance 1980-81. Director of Community Development/Director of Administration, Ministry of Youth and Community Development 1981-86. Acting Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Youth and Community Development 1986-87. Denomination: Methodist. Interests: Swimming, Reading, All things Technical. Address: (residence) 6 Silvar Road, Kingston 20.

LEMONIUS, Guy Steven, J.P., Cert. Ed.; Teacher, Principal Bryce Primary School since 1973. Organizations: Knox Educational Services, Elder, United Church, Lay Preacher, Bryce United Church. Born: Albert Town, Trelawny, June 10, 1936, son of the late Richard Lemonius, Farmer, and Inez Copeland-Lemonius. Educated: Mico Teachers’ College, University of the West Indies. Career: Clerk Income Tax Department 1957-60, Assistant Teacher, Albert Town Primary School 1962-64. Principal, Alps Primary 1964-66, Moravia Primary School 1966-69, Principal, Clarksonville Primary School 1969-73. Education Officer (South Manchester) 1977-78. Married: Beryl Claire Lashington, August 1, 1964; 3 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Gardening, Music, Dancing. Address: (business) Bryce Primary School, Coleyville P.O., Manchester; (residence) Bryce, Coleyville P.O., Manchester.

LEON, Rose Agatha, C.D., J.P.; Manufacturer. Joint Partner Leon Beauty Products and Leon School of Beauty Culture since 1940. Organizations: Director for Life, Jamaica Manufacturers Association, Director, Lay Magistrates Association, Honorary Member, ALGA, and Jamaica Federation of Women, Life Member, Commonwealth Parl. Assn. Born: Alexandria, St. Ann, daughter of B.J. Huie, Pharmacist, and Adella Murray-Huie (both dec’d). Educated: Central Branch Elementary School, Wolmer’s Girls School, Abyssinian School of Cosmetic-Chemistry (U.S.A). Career: Member House of Representatives (J.L.P.) Western St. Andrew 1949-55, Minister of Health and Housing 1953-55, Chairman J.L.P. 1948-60. Was elected K.S.A.C. Councillor 1969 (P.N.P.), Chairman Roads and Works Committee 1969-72, Deputy Mayor of Kingston and St. Andrew 1971-72, Member of Parliament and Minister of Local Government (P.N.P.) 1972-76. Special Advisor to the Minister of Social Security 1977-80. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Arthur Alexander Leon, April 1932, 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Theatre, Gardening, Bridge. Address: (business) 7 Lady Musgrave Road, Kingston 5. Tel. 929-2458; (residence) Mt. Atlas Road, Coopers Hill, Red Hills P.O., St. Andrew.

LEO-RHYNIE, Joswyn A., B.A. (Hons.), LL.B.; Attorney-at-Law, Partner, Livingston, Alexander & Levy since 1981. Organizations: Member General Legal Council, Former Chairman - Disciplinary Committee, The General Legal Council, Member Bar Council of the Jamaica Bar Association. Born: St. Mary, Jamaica, July 17, 1942, son of Joscelyn A. Leo-Rhynie, retired Clergyman, and Winnifred Chin Leo-Rhynie. Educated: Calabar High School, University College of the West Indies, Gray’s Inn, London University. Career: Private practice 1968-81. Denomination: Baptist. Married: Elsa Ann Fairweather, August 22, 1964; 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Tennis, Squash. Club: Liguanea. Address: (business) 72 Harbour Street, Kingston. Tel. 922-6310/6390; (residence) 76 Norbrook Drive, Kingston 8.

LEVY, Carlton Edmond, Business Executive. Group Marketing Manager, National Rums of Jamaica Ltd. since 1993. Chairman, Western Banana Development Co., Vice Chairman, Social Development Commission, Director, K.R.B. Lea Import & Export Ltd., Director, United Way of Jamaica Ltd. Organizations: Chairman, Jamaica Lawn Tennis Association, (Past President 1992/93), Past President, Kiwanis Club of Kingston (1970/71), Distinguished Lieut. Governor, Kiwanis Intl. Div. 23 (1974-75), Governor , Eastern Canada and the Caribbean District Kiwanis International (1988-89, Life Member, Kiwanis International 1976, Member Phoenix Lodge 914 E.C. Born: Westmoreland, Jamaica, February 3, 1935, son of Sydney A. Levy, Farmer, and Susan T. Spence (both dec’d). Educated: Central Branch School, Kingston Technical High School, Harvard Business School (Strategic Marketing Management Course). Career: Audit Clerk Carman & Bruce 1954-56, Clerk Bank of Nova Scotia 1956-58, Salesman Webster Agencies 1958-61, Sales Manager 1961-68, Managing Director 1968-73. Director T. Geddes Grant Distributors Ltd. 1973-76, Marketing Manager Jamaica Broilers Ltd. 1976-78. Group Marketing Director 1978-93. Awards: Prime Minister’s Medal of Appreciation 1983, Good Citizens Certificate 1985. Harmony in the home Model Certificate 1992. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Winsome Walters, August 26, 1967; 2 daughters. Interests: Tennis, Squash, Dominoes, Cricket. Clubs: Liguanea, Constant Spring Golf, Jamaica Rifle Association, Police Officers’. Address: (business) The Towers, 10th Floor, 25 Dominica Drive, Kingston 5; (residence) 20 Banana Walk, Kingston 8.

LEVY, David Jefferson, M.B., Ch.B., D.M.R.D.; Diagnostic Radiologist. Senior Radiologist Medical Associates since 1977. Director Medical Associates Ltd., Diagnostex Ltd. Organizations: Member Jamaica Bridge Association. Born: Scarborough, Yorkshire, England, January 20, 1934, son of the late Logan Rhodes Levy, Surgeon, and Alice Jefferson-Levy. Educated: St. Andrew Preparatory School, Wolmer’s Boys’ School, Edinburgh University, Post Graduate University College of the West Indies, Bristol University. Career: Graduated 1958. Internship - Royal Victoria Hospital (Blackpool, England), Jamaica Government Service 1959. Casualty Officer - Kingston Public Hospital 1959-60; Assistant Medical Officer - Savanna-la-Mar Hospital 1960-61; Registrar Medicine, Surgery 1961-63; Radiology Registrar 1963-69; Consultant Radiologist since 1970. Denomination: Anglican. Interests: Horse Racing, Bridge (represented Jamaica on several occasions), Sports, Reading, Music. Clubs: Kingston Cricket, Jockey of Jamaica (Steward), Jamaica Bridge. Address: (business) 18 Tangerine Place. Kingston 10. Tel. 926-0476; (residence) 5 Worthington Close, Kingston 5.

LEVY, John Martin, O.D., J.P.; Social Worker. Executive Director, The Saint Andrew Settlement. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, May 5, 1932, son of John Augustus Levy, Sergeant of Police (J.C.F.), and Jestina Augusta Martin-Levy (both dec’d). Educated: Kingston College. Career: Government Service, Jamaica Railway Corporation (1 year), Clerk Grace Kennedy & Co. Ltd. (12 years). Denomination: Anglican. Married: Charlianne Vincenti Taylor, June 6, 1959; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Gardening, Walking. Address: (business) St. Andrew Settlement, P.O. Box 152, Kingston 11. Tel. 923-9162; (residence) 16 Ellesmere Road, Kingston 10. Tel. 926-5401.

LEVY, Noel Douglas. Attorney at Law. Partner, Myers Fletcher & Gordon since 1973. Director, ICWI Group Ltd., Citizens Bank Ltd. Born: Kingston, December 19, 1943, son of Douglas Levy, Insurance Executive and Mizpah Levy, housewife. Educated: Jamaica College. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Michelle Sandra Bacquie January 24, 1968; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Horse Racing, Fishing, Cricket and Golf. Club: Liguanea. Address: (Business) 21 East Street, Kingston. Tel: 922-5860; (residence) P.O.Box 808, Kingston 8.

LEVY, Philip Earl, Chartered Accountant; Vice President, Finance & Corporate Planning, Jamaica Broilers Group Ltd. and its subsidiaries since 1993. Director, Capital & Credit Merchant Bank Ltd., Atlantic Caribbean Partners Ltd., Pershore Poultry Ltd. and JPH Investment Ltd. in U.K., Portland Corporation Ltd. Born: St. Andrew August 28, 1941, son of Sydney Levy, Businessman (dec’d) and Hazel Levy. Educated: St. Andrew Prep, Jamaica College, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland. Career: Manager, Accounting Dept. & Director, Levy Brothers Ltd. 1966-72; Manager-Accounting Operations & Director, Ja. Broilers Ltd., 1973-79; Audit Supervisor, Neville Russell & Co. (U.K.) 1979-81. Spearheaded the first major ESOP Programme for a Jamaican Company 1987. Chaired the Ja. Broilers Group Ltd. Public Issue in 1992. Brought the Corporate Golf Challenge Event to Jamaica 1995. Denomination: Non-denominational. Married: Rosemarie Elizabeth June 17, 1992, 2 sons, 2 daughters. Interests: Golf, Tennis, Boating, Swimming. Club: Constant Spring Golf, (Treasurer & Chairman of Finance Committee). Address: (business) 15 Hope Road, Kingston 10.

LEWARS, Ceceline Olga, Teacher, Retired Principal of St. Helen’s Prep. School. Organizations: President Church Council – St. Catherine Catholic Church, Member St. Thomas Ye Vale Horticultural Society, Board Member Jamaica Bauxite Institute. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, June 13, 1925, daughter of David Hewitt and Rose Parchment-Hewitt (both dec’d). Educated: Holy Trinity Primary School, Private Tuition, St. Joseph’s Teachers’ College. Career: Teacher, St. Joseph’s Girls’ School, Belle Castle All-Age (Portland), Preston All-Age School (St. Mary), Ewarton Primary School 1961. Principal, Ewarton Primary School 1974-88, Specialised in Residence Economics 1951-60; Early Childhood Education 1961-70, Management Studies 1974-75. Awards: North St. Catherine Jaycees award for Service to the Community 1979, Long Service award – Ewarton Primary School and Community (20 years of service) 1980, Parish Council of St. Catherine Award. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Gladstone Lloyd Lewars, December 27, 1950; 3 sons, 3 daughters. Interests: Reading, Travelling, Gardening. Clubs: St. Thomas Ye Vale Garden Jamaica Mid-Eastern Soroptimist. Address: (residence) 1 Leslie Street, Ewarton, St. Catherine.

LEWIN, Cmdr. Hardley McCarlay, J.D.F. Officer. Commanding Officer, JDF Coast Guard since May 1988. Born: Ocho Rios, St. Ann, April 17, 1954, son of Kenneth Lewin, Merchant Seaman, and the late Rayanetta Cover. Educated: Ocho Rios Primary, Ferncourt High. Awards: Medal of Honour for Meritorious Service, and for General Service Medal Grenada. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Tessa Diane, February 22, 1986; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Boating, Yacht racing, Squash. Clubs: Royal Jamaica Yacht, Jamaica Officers, Jamaica, Liguanea. Address: (business) JDF Coast Guard, HMJS Cagway, Port Royal. Tel. 967-8190-3. (residence) 8 Somerton Avenue, Kingston 6.

LEWIN, Olive, C.D., Ph.D., L.R.S.M., L.R.A.M., L.T.C.L., F.T.C.L., A.R.C.M. Arts & Cultural Consultant, Grace Kennedy & Co. Ltd. Organizations: Director, International Council for Traditional Music. Born: Vere, Clarendon, September 28, 1927, daughter of the late Richard J.M. Lewin, Educator, and Sylvia Elliott-Lewin, Teacher. Educated: Hayes Elementary School, Hampton High School, Royal Academy of Music (London), Queens University, Belfast, Ireland. Career: Music Teacher, Hampton Girl’s School 1949-51, Knox College 1952-54, Middlesex County Council Schools (U.K.) 1959-65. Piano Recitals in Jamaica and London on B.B.C. Radio and Television, Concerts London Festival & other halls (U.K.), Inter-American Committee on Culture of the O.A.S.- 1985. Awards: Associate of the Royal Academy of Music (London), Jamaica Certificate and Badge of Honour, Gold Musgrave Medal, Initiated Maroon, Woman of the Year 1978, Certificate of Commendation with the highest distinction from the OAS and CIDEM 1989, Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Artes et Lettres from French Ministry of Culture, 1986. Publications: Forty Folk Songs of Jamaica - O.A.S. 1973, Some Jamaican Folk Songs - Oxford Publishers, (Jamaica) 1970, 4 books of Jamaican Folk Songs (1970-76). Denomination: Church of England. Children: 1 daughter. Interests: Folklore, Gardening, Nature Study, Music Therapy, Ja. Orchestra for Youth, Jamaican Folk Singers. Address: (business) Grace Kennedy & Co. Ltd., HRD Division, 4 Duke Street, Kingston; (residence) P.O. Box 258, Kingston 6.

LEWIS, Dwight Anthony, B.Ch.D., F.D.S.R.C.S.; Dental Surgeon. Consultant Maxillo-Facial and Oral Surgeon Kingston Public Hospital and Cross Roads Dental Care since 1975. Director Dens Corporation Ltd., Rosend Farms Ltd. Organizations: President Caribbean Atlantic Regional Assn. 1977-85, Past President, Jamaica Dental Association, Past Master, Sussex Lodge 354E.C. District Grand Organist, Member Diocesan Council Anglican Church in Jamaica. Born: Yallahs, St. Thomas, February 24, 1943, son of Webster W. Lewis, retired Headmaster, and Rebecca Constable-Lewis (both dec’d). Educated: Yallahs Primary School, Jamaica College, University of Leeds. Career: House Surgeon and Registrar in Oral Surgery, Leeds Dental Hospital, Senior Registrar Kingston Public Hospital. Publications: Metastasis of Bronchogenic Carcinoma by implantation in Tooth Sockets BJOS 9, 195-199. Denomination: Anglican. Children: 1 son. Interests: Music, Choirmaster and Assistant Organist St. Matthews Church, Farming, Badminton. Address: (business) 22 Melmac Avenue, Kingston 5. Tel. 926-4769, ext. 809.

LEWIS, Egbert George, O.D., J.P., M.A., Cert. Social Work, Teachers’ Diploma; Civil Servant. Executive Director, Social Development Commission since 1984. Chairman Brooklodge Company. Organizations: Vice-President Jamaica Welfare Co-op Credit Union. Born: Darliston, Westmoreland, June 28, 1930, son of Sydney A. Lewis, Farmer and Ethlyn Lewis, Housewife (dec’d). Educated: Mt. Hermon Primary School, Mico Teachers’ College, University of the West Indies, Reading University (England). Career: Pupil Teacher 1946-48, Probationer Teacher 1948-49, Trained Teacher 1953-54. Ministry of Education, Clerk, Ministry of Communication and Works 1954-56, Senior Youth Club Organizer, Jamaica Youth Clubs Council; and Social Development Commission 1956-65. Assistant Island Supervisor of Youth Clubs 1965-66, Island Supervisor 1966-68, Deputy Director 1968-74, Youth Development Agency, Social Development Commission, Director Youth Community Training Centres, Social Development Commission 1974-76, Head of Planning Unit, Ministry of Youth, Sports and Community Development 1976-80, Director Planning and Evaluation 1980-84. Represented Jamaica at several international seminars and conferences on youth leadership, problems and development, and on social and community development (countries include Trinidad, U.S.A., Africa, Denmark, Egypt). Awards: Order of Distinction, 1984. Married: Tetroline Lorraine Hibbert, August 4, 1954; 2 daughters. Interests: Sports in general cricket in particular, Music and Dancing, Outdoor life. Address: (business) 3-3A Richmond Avenue, Kingston 10. Tel. 926-8000-2; (residence) 33 Lily Way, Kingston 6. Tel. 927-8166.

LEWIS, Kenneth Lloyd, F.C.A., F.C.C.A.; Chartered Accountant. Senior Partner Mair, Russell and Partners (Chartered Accountants) since 1977, Director, Ken-Ann Management Co. Ltd. S.A.S. Ltd., Kirkville Ltd., Organizations: Institute of Chartered Accountants. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, April 18, 1937, son of Albert Lewis and Frances White-Lewis. Educated: Kingston Senior School, West India, St. George’s College, and Warren Hall High School, City of London College. Career: Audit Clerk N.A.D. Tappin and Co., Chartered Accountants (Kingston), Audit Supervisor – John R. Korn and Co., Certified Accountants, Fisher Conway, Fenton and Co., Chartered Accountants (London). Senior Accountant – Peat, Marwick, Mitchell and Co. Chartered Accountants (Kingston), President Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica 1983-85. Denomination: Moravian. Married: Lorna Olevene Smith, 1969; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Cricket, Soccer and Lawn Tennis. Clubs: Melbourne Cricket, Liguanea. Address: (business) 3 Haughton Avenue, Kingston 10; (residence) 8 Paddock Close, Kingston 10.

LEWIS, Hon. Neville Brice, M.P.; Member of Parliament for North West St. Elizabeth since 1976; Former Deputy Leader of the J.L.P. Organizations: Chairman Area Council, Member Jamaica Agricultural Society. Born: Middle Quarters, St. Elizabeth, May 19, 1931, son of the late Neville Cleveland Lewis, former Minister of Construction, and Marion Salmon-Lewis. Educated: Nightingale Grove Primary School, St. Elizabeth, Kingston College, Munro College, Lincoln’s Inn (London). Career: Social Worker (Brixton, London). Vice-President, Brixton Neighbourhood Association, President – Friends of the Jamaica Labour Party (London), Minister of Social Security 1980-83; Member of Local Government 1983-89. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Jasmin May Andrade, October 6; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Reading, Political Organization, Manchester, St. Elizabeth. Address: (residence) Lacovia, St. Elizabeth.

LEWIS, Rupert Charles, B.Sc. (Econ.), M.Sc., Ph.D. Reader, University of the West Indies since 1992. Born: St. Andrew, February 24, 1947, son of Fergus Lewis, Minister of Religion, and Lettice Lewis, Teacher (both dec’d). Educated: Calabar High School, University of the West Indies. Award: Fulbright Fellowship 1990. Jamaica Independence Scholarship (Boys) 1965. Publications: Marcus Garvey - Anti Colonial Champion; Garvey: His Work & Impact; Garvey - Africa, Europe, The Americas. Denomination: Baptist. Married: Maureen Warner, July 14, 1973, 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Surfing, Internet. Address: (business) Dept. of Govt., UWI., Mona, Kingston 7. Tel: 927-1661-9. (residence) 11 Milverton Crescent, Kingston 6.

LIGHTBOURNE, Dorothy Casieta, B.A.; Attorney-at-Law, Private Practice since 1973. Organizations: Member Legal Council of Jamaica, Disciplinary Committee General Legal Council of Jamaica, Member, Bar Council, Chairman Rent Assessment Board for the Corporate Area, Member The Air Transport Licensing Board, Council Member The Jamaica Bar Association. Born: Aeolus Valley, St. Thomas, October 6, 1938, daughter of the late Enos Lightbourne, Businessman and Farmer and Laurel Agatha Palmer-Lightbourne. Educated: Addey and Stanhope Grammar School (London), Wolmer’s Girls’ School (Jamaica), Hull University. Career: Teacher Inner London Education Authority. Was called to the Bar (Lincoln’s Inn) 1970. Private Practice at the English Bar. Denomination: Anglican. Interests: Reading, Music, Country walks. Club: St. Andrew Business & Professional Women’s. Address: (business) 66-68 Barry Street, Kingston. Tel. 922-0058; (residence) 19 Gloucester Avenue. Kingston 6.

LIGHTBOURNE, Hon. Robert Charles, O.J.; Chairman, Thermo-Plastics (Ja.) Ltd. Organizations: Vice-President Jamaica Olympic Association. Born: Morant Bay, Jamaica, November 29, 1909, son of the late Robert Augustus Lightbourne, Minister and Politician and Isabel Adelaide Lightbourne. Educated: Jamaica College and in England. Career: Lived in England, Chairman Juney Iron & Steel (Birmingham); returned to Jamaica 1951; first Managing Director Industrial Development Corporation 1951-55; Elected member of West Indies Federal Parliament 1958 resigned 1959; elected M.H.R. Western St. Thomas 1959, 1962, 1967, 1972; Minister of Trade and Industry & Tourism 1962-72. Served under Prime Ministers Sir Alexander Bustamante, Sir Donald Sangster and Rt. Hon. Hugh Shearer. Successfully re-negotiated terms of Commonwealth Sugar Agreement and New World International Sugar Agreement 1968. Resigned from J.L.P. 1974 to form new party; Member House of Representatives (independent) for Western St. Thomas (resigned). Awards: Norman Manley Award for Excellence 1980. Married: (twice); 4 sons and one daughter. Interests: The Piano – in 1962 set words of Jamaica’s National Anthem to music. Address: (business) c/o Thermo-Plastics (Ja.) Ltd., Twickenham Park, Spanish Town.

LIM, James Torrance, B.Sc., M.E.; Mechanical Engineer. Retired Senior Executive Vice-President, Desnoes and Geddes Limited since 1986. Director West Indies Glass Limited, West Indies Yeast Limited, Bush Boake Allen (Jamaica) Limited. Vice-Chairman Insurance Company of the West Indies, Desnoes and Geddes Limited, Chairman Morgan’s Harbour. Born: Glasgow, Scotland, October 2, 1927, son of the late Robert K.S. Lim, Professor of Physiology, Doctor of Medicine, and Margaret Torrance-Lim. Educated: Holderness School, Trinity College, Northwestern Institute of Technology. Career: Sales Engineer - Weil-McLain Company (Michigan City, Indiana), then Regional Manager (New York). Manager Carrier Air-Conditioning Limited (Kingston, Jamaica), Sales Manager/Executive Director Desnoes and Geddes Limited. Denomination: Presbyterian. Married: Beatrice Mary Desnoes, February 23, 1957; 4 daughters. Interests: Tennis, Swimming, Woodwork, Coffee planting and processing. Clubs: Liguanea, Caymanas. Address: (residence) Belcour Lodge, Maryland, St. Andrew.

LINDO, Basil Anthony, C.D., J.P., Banker. Retired General Manager Scotia Bank Centre since 1987. Managing Director Scotia Bank Jamaica Trust and Merchant Bank Ltd., The West India Company of Merchant Bankers Ltd. Director Bank of Nova Scotia Ja. Ltd., E.A. Issa Brothers Ltd. Pegasus Hotels of Jamaica Ltd., Scotia bank Jamaica Trust & Merchant Bank Ltd., West India Company of Merchant Bankers Ltd., Industrial Finance Holdings, Industrial Finance Company, British Caribbean Insurance Co., Wyndham Rose Hall Hotel. Organizations: Charter President, Kiwanis Club of Mandeville. Director Hillel Academy, The Bank of Nova Scotia Pension Fund, United congregation of Israelites, Addiction Alert Organization, Jamaica Venture Fund Ltd., Sub-Committee Air Jamaica. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, May 8, 1938, son of John Isaac Lindo, retired Civil Servant, and Myra DaCosta-Lindo. Educated: Kingston College, University of Western Ontario. Career: Various positions with Bank of Nova Scotia since 1954. Denomination: Jewish. Married: Jacqueline Olivia Bowen, June 19, 1965. Interests: Boating, Fishing, Dominoes, Hunting. Clubs: Liguanea, Jamaica, Royal Jamaica Yacht, Kiwanis. Address: (residence) Townhouse #2, 57 Fairway Ave., Kingston 10.

LINDO, Donald Ernest Aubrey, Retired Insurance Executive. Director Brian Williamson Ltd. Organization: Past President Colour Photographic Club of Jamaica. Member, Jamaica Historical Society. Born: St Andrew, Jamaica, August 6 1928, son of the late Arthur Septimus Lindo, Attorney-at-Law and Carmen Alda Louise Lindo (nee Muschette), Hotelier. Educated: Westbrook Preparatory , Calabar High School. Career: Joined Jamaica Mutual Life Assurance Society in 1945, held positions of Office Manager, Secretary, Assistant General Manager and Vice President (Administration); Secretary Jamaica Mutual Life, Staff Superannuation Fund and Jamaica Mutual Pension Funds Ltd. Done extensive genealogical research. Denomination: Anglican. Interests: Music, Art, Theatre, Photography, Numismatics, Personal Computers. Address: (business) P. O. Box 493, Kingston 10; (residence) Apt. 17, Devon Place, Kingston 10. Tel: 926-5655.

LINDO, Joyce Helen, Artist and Advertising Executive. Managing Director, Lindo, Norman, Craig & Kummel. Organizations: Founding Member and Secretary, Advertising Agencies Association. Born: Spanish Town, St. Catherine, May 12, 1924, daughter of the late Henry A.D. Noad, Rtd. Actg. Director of Prisons, and Hilda Nash-Noad. Educated: Wolmer’s Girls’ School, Secretarial Course. Career: Joined Art & Publicity as Apprentice 1942, Manager Art & Publicity’s Advertising Department 1946-50, started Ad-Rite Advertising Agency 1950. Went on a study Tour (U.S.A.) 1957, Represented Jamaica at American Advertising Agencies Convention (New York) 1956. Became Partner in L.N.C.K. Inc. 1961. Study Course U.S.A. 1964 and in 1971. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Cecil E. Lindo, 1949; 2 sons, 2 daughters. Interests: Art, Swimming, Cooking. Address: (business) L.N.C.K., 14 Ruthven Road, Kingston 10; (residence) “Odnil Vue”; Golden Spring, St. Andrew.

LINDSAY, James Wilson, C.B.E.; Company Director, Lascelles deMercado & Co. Ltd. since 1977. Chairman, Ajas Ltd., Transportation Agencies Ltd., John Crook Ltd., John Crook Montego Bay Ltd., Tyre Traders Ltd., Cars & Commercials Ltd., Sun Tours Ltd., Lascelles Merchandise Ltd., C.P. Stephenson Ltd., Federated Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd., Lascelles Laboratories Ltd., Ag-Chem. Director, Wray and Nephew Group Ltd., Kingston Terminal Operators Ltd., Tradewell Ltd., Turks Islands Importers Ltd. Organizations: Trustee Jamaica Mutual Pension Scheme, Lascelles Henriques et al Superannuation Fund, The West India Company, London. Born: Grangemouth, Scotland, June 23, 1917, son of the late T. K. Lindsay, Timber Merchant, and Grace Wilson-Lindsay. Educated: George Watson’s College (Edinburgh), Heriot-Watt University (Edinburgh). Career: Millar’s Group of Companies 1934-39, British Army Captain R.A.S.C. (Att. King’s African Rifles), Millar Group 1946-57. Service Manager Motor Sales & Services 1957-60. Awards: C.B.E. from Her Majesty the Queen. Denomination: Presbyterian. Married: Sheelagh G. Gethin, May 24, 1947; 1 son. Interests: Football, Cricket, Golf. Clubs: Constant Spring Golf, Jamaica. Address: (business) 23 Dominica Drive, Kingston 5. Tel. 926-9007-9; (residence) 22 Wellington Drive, Kingston 6.

LINTON, Ivan Oswald, B.D., A.L.B.C., Dip. Ed.; Teacher, Farmer since 1966, Lay Preacher since 1957. Director Cranlin Farms Ltd., Industrial Bearings, Member of Board of Directors - Family Life Ministries. Organizations: Past President St. Ann Horticultural Society, Member Executive - Jamaica Evangelistic Mission. Born: St. Dacre, St. Ann, August 27, 1931, son of Alfred A. Linton, Farmer and Pearletta Louise Dietrich-Linton (both dec’d). Educated: Henderson High School, London Bible College, London University. Career: Teacher York Castle 1956-68. Farmer of the Year (St. Ann) 1964. Awards: St. Ann Jaycees Agricultural Award 1970. Denomination: Christian. Married: Faith Elaine Nation, December 27, 1958; 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Music, Gardening, Training young people in horticulture, Floristry, Landscaping, Farming. Address: (business) Cranlin Farms, c/o 12 Main Street, St. Ann’s Bay P.O., St Ann.

LITTLE, Alvin George, J.P.; Electrical Contractor. Managing Director Al Little & Associates Ltd. since 1957. Organizations: Hon. Secretary/Treasurer, Electrical Contractors Assn. of Ja. President, Certified Electrical Contractors Association of Jamaica, Chief Steward, Lyndhurst Methodist Church. Member Juvenile Court, St. Andrew Probation Officers’ Board, National Industrial Training Board, Masonic, Forrestry Lodges. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica, November 3, 1926, son of the late Emmanuel Little, Businessman, and Ellen Spaulding-Little. Educated: Elementary School, Kingston Technical High School, Bennett College. Career: Instructor, Friends Educational Council, Civil Aviation Department Electrical Contractor, Burglar and Fire Alarm Specialist. Awards: National Model Family 1983 (Harmony in the Residences Movement). Denomination: Methodist. Married: Sadie Olivia Watt, July 29, 1961; 1 son, 3 daughters. Interests: Golf, Dominoes, Outdoor life, Horse-racing. Club: Police Officers’. Address: (business) 19 Beechwood Avenue, Kingston 5. Tel. 926-7561.

LITTLE, Sister Mary Bernadette, R.S.M., C.D., B.A., M.A.; Teacher, Former Principal Convent of Mercy (Alpha) since 1961. Daughter of Gervaise Little, Educator, and Melita Thame-Little (both dec’d). Educated: St. Mary’s School, Alpha Academy and Catholic University of America. Career: Vice-President Jamaica Council of Churches 1981-84, President of Jamaica Catholic Educational Association, Area Co-ordinator (Superior of Sisters of Mercy in Jamaica), and Provincial Councillor - (Cincinnati Province of Sisters of Mercy). Awards: Fullbright Award 1969; Papal Award 1979. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Interests: Reading, Gardening, Writing, Walking. Address: Mount Mercy Convent, 1 Widcombe Road, Kingston 6.

LITTLE-WHITE, Heather Edecca, B.Sc. (Nutrition.), M.Sc. (Media Tech.), Ph.D. (Human Services). Nutritionist. Promotion Manager, Grace Kitchens & Consumer Centre since 1984. Organizations: Executive Member, National Consumers League; Member, Caribbean Institute of Food Science & Technology, American Public Health Association, American Association of Women in Development, Jamaica Mental Health Association, Jamaica Home Economics Association, International Communication Association, Mental Health Association. Born: Somerton, St. James; daughter of Leonard White, Businessman, and Rubertha Little-White, Retired Teacher. Educated: St. Hilda’s High School; College of Arts, Science & Technology; University of Wisconsin-Stout, Cornell University. Career: Journalist, The Daily Gleaner 1973-74; Food & Nutrition Specialist Teacher, Green Island and Cambridge Secondary Schools 1975-77; Producer/Presenter, JBC Radio West 1979, 1980; Marketing Officer, Grace Kennedy & Co. 1980-83; Manager, Grace Kitchens and Consumer Centre, 1984-93; Project Officer, United National Environment Programme 1992/93; Consultant, Infant and Young Child Reeding, UNICEF 1993. U.N. Observer at South Africa’s First Democractic Elections held April 1994. Awards: Jaycee of the year, Montego Bay 1975, Special honour award, CAST 1987, Hubert Humphrey Fellow 1988/89. Publications: Dissertation “Nutrition Education and Gender Empowerment – A case of Household Helpers in Jamaica” Denomination: Religious Science. Interests: Photography, Travel, Creative Writing, Dancing. Clubs: Caribbean Public Health Association; American Association of Women in Development, National Consumer’s League. Address: (business) Grace Kennedy & Co. Ltd., 64 Harbour Street, Kingston. Tel. 922-3440-9; (residence) 14 Olivier Court, Olivier Mews, Kingston 8. Motto: All is in Divine Order.

LIVINGSTON, Kenneth James, Chartered Accountant. Former Partner, Dennis Patterson & Co. since 1988. Director Lumber Shop Ltd, Tad Farm Ltd, Furniture and Fixtures Ltd. Born: Manchester, Jamaica, June 26, 1951, son of the late Valtie Livingston, Farmer, and Linda Livingston, Housewife. Educated: Holmwood Technical High; College of Arts, Science and Technology. Career: Jamaica Flour Mills 1973-75; Scientific Research Council 1975-80; Trainee Auditor, Peat Marwick 1981-82; Internal Auditor, National Investment Bank of Jamaica 1982-84; Financial Accountant, Forest Industries Development Co. 1984-86; Price Waterhouse 1986-88. Denomination: Seventh Day Adventist. Children: 2 sons. Interests: Motor Sports. Address: (residence) 251 Getz Avenue, Bridgeport, St. Catherine.

LLEWELLYN, Mavis Isadore; State Registered Nurse, State Certified Midwife. Director Nursing Services, Hyacinth Lightbourne Memorial Association since 1982. Director, Food for the Poor, Council for the Aged, Committee Member, Help Age Jamaica. Organizations: Member Jamaica/Western New York Partners; Member National Council for the Aged. Born: Fearon, Clarendon; daughter of John McCatty, Farmer, and Mary Jane McCatty, Farmer (both dec’d). Educated: Sanguinetti Primary School; Battersea College, U.K.; University of the West Indies. Career: Queen’s District Nursing Sister 1959-81. Secretary, Jamaica Western New York Partners, Health Committee; Member Nurses Association of Jamaica; Soroptomist; Member, Aides Committee; Member, Memory Bank. Awards: Prime Minister’s Award for Community Nursing 1986. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Clinton Llewellyn, December 9, 1959; 2 daughters. Interests: Reading, Gardening, Dancing, Listening to Music and Reading. Address: (business) 47 Lady Musgrave Road, Kingston 10; Tel. 927-0558; (residence) 1 Tewfix Crescent, Kingston 20; Tel. 925-1283.

LONDON, Hyman Ingnatius Jack, B.A.(UCWI-Lond); Barrister, Attorney-at-Law, Consultant in Industrial Relations. Founder/Director, H.I. London Associates since 1972. Organizations: Member and Past Chairman, St. Thomas Aquinas Church Council, Member University Lodge of the West Indies, Jamaica Association for Training and Development, Organizational Development Network (U.S.A.). Associate Member, Jamaica Employers Federation, Member of Institute of Management Consultants of Jamaica, former 2nd Vice-President, Jamaica Employers’ Federation, Member of Labour Advisory Council and the Worker Participation Policy Board, Ministry of Labour. Born: Georgetown, Guyana, February 21, 1928, son of the late Harold Samuel London, Haulage Contractor, and Eleanor Lewis-London. Educated: Central High School (Guyana), University of the West Indies. Career: Administrative Office Government of Jamaica 1956-63, Industrial Relations Officer (Demba, Guyana) 1966-67, Properties Officer 1967-69, Legal Officer and Assistant Corporate Secretary 1969-70 Alcan, Guyana, Staff Placement Officer - Alcan (Montreal) 1970-72, Lecturer in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management - Extra Mural Department (U.W.I.) 1972-79, Corporate Secretary/Personnel and Industrial Relations Manager - Sprostons Jamaica Ltd. 1974-76. Director of Personnel and Industrial Relations - Bata Shoe Co. Ltd. 1976-77. Employer representative Industrial Disputes Tribunal, 1978-80. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Dr. Ethley Delores Harvey, September 30, 1962; 1 son. Interests: International Sports, Reading, Travel. Clubs: Senior Common Room, U.W.I., Rotary Club of Kingston. Address: (business) 2A Ruthven Road, Kingston 10. Tel. 929-1963; (residence) 8 Temple Meads, Kingston 6. Tel. 927-4964.

LOPEZ, Annie W., Fashion Designer, Director Annie Lopez Fashion Designing Co. since 1957. Organizations: President Jamaica Designers Association, Panton Road Community Neighbourhood Watch, Member United Nations Women’s Group, Treasurer KPH/VJH Restoration Trust Ltd. Born: St. Elizabeth, Jamaica, daughter of Thomas Chang Fatt, Businessman, and Georgiana Fatt (both dec’d). Educated: Immaculate Conception High School; New York City Academy of Designing. Awards: Fashion Awards Academy of Jamaica, 1986. Denomination: Catholic. Divorced: 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Bridge. Clubs: Jamaica Bridge Association. Address: (business & home) Lot 9 Panton Road, Stony Hill; Tel. 942-3668.

LOPEZ, Beverley Elleanor, Managing Director, Kingston Hub Distributors (Distributors for D & G) since 1990. Organizations: Former President, Jamaica Exporters’ Association. Director, P.I.O.J. Born: Montego Bay, St. James, July 25, daughter of the late Wongmew Lung and Greta Wong. Educated: Alpha Kinder Prep., Convent of Mercy, Alpha Academy. Career: Clerk, I.B.M. Key Punch Operator Ariguanabo 1961; Joined Desnoes and Geddes 1961 - Clerk in Sales Department, thereafter holding several positions, including: Purchasing Manager, Commercial Manager, General Sales Manager.Vice-President, (Commercial) Desnoes and Geddes Limited 1986-90. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Anthony Lopez, August 16, 1970. Interests: Reading, playing Golf. Address: (business) 76 Molynes Road, Kingston 10; Tel: 923-4224; (residence) 3 Wiltshire Avenue, Kingston 6.

LOPEZ, Marianne Henriette, Voluntary Social Worker. Organizations: Director Jamaica Women’s League/Allsides Workroom, Council Member, C.V.S.S. United Way (Jamaica). Born: Breslau, Germany, September 16, 1914, daughter of the late Alfred Rosenbaum, Pharmacist, and Franziska Berger-Rosenbaum. Educated: Gymnasium to University Matriculation. Career: Has engaged herself in Social Service in Jamaica since taking up residence in 1940. Awards: Prime Minister’s Medal of Appreciation 1983. Denomination: Jewish. Married: Allan C. Lopez, September 16, 1960 (dec’d); 1 son. Interests: Stamp Collecting, Travelling. Address: (business) Allsides Workroom; (residence) 14 Castle Drive, Stony Hill.

LOPEZ, Vincent Z, Ph.D, M.R.C.V.S., Veterinary Surgeon; Clinic Director, Phoenix Veterinary Clinic since 1985. Director, Nature Treats Ltd. Organizations: Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, Jamaica Veterinary Medical Association, American Veterinary Medical Association. Born: Nakuru, Kenya. Educated: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine; University of Glasgow Veterinary School; Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine. Career: Senior Veterinary Research Officer (Parasitologist), Ministry of Agriculture, Kenya; Senior Veterinary Officer, Ministry of Agriculture, Hope, Jamaica; Lecturer, Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine. Awards: Doctor of Philosophy, Purdue University, U.S.A. Publications: Scientific Publications. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Hope Bermae Minott, July 3, 1965; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Music, Wildlife Photography. Clubs: Liguanea, Kiwanis Club of Kingston. Address: (business) 1 Phoenix Avenue, Kingston 10; Tel. 926-5050; (residence) 2A Hillcrest Avenue, Kingston 6.

LORD, David Charles, F. Inst .D. (U.K.), Consultant, Myers, Fletcher & Gordon. Director Carreras Group Ltd., Cigarette Company of Jamaica Ltd., Graphic Arts Ltd., Jamaica Graphic & Printing Service, MF&G Trust & Finance Ltd., National Development Foundation, Jamaica Producers Group Ltd. Organizations: Founder Member and member Executive Committee, Jamaica Institute of Directors; At various times, served as Director National Development Bank; Executive Director National Investment Bank of Jamaica; Chairman, Small Industry Finance Company; Chairman Self Start Fund, Member of Government Labour Advisory Council; Sugar Industry Welfare Board; Board Federated Health Insurance Ltd. (Blue Cross); Board University Hospital of the West Indies; Council College of Arts, Science and Technology; Executive Committee Jamaica Employers’ Federation; Founder Member & Chairman Hyacinth Lightbourne Memorial Association Ltd.; Director the Heart Foundation of Jamaica; Founder Member and Member of Executive Committee Private Sector Organization of Jamaica. Born: St. Catherine, Jamaica, January 9, 1931, son of the late Alan R. Lord and Helen Lord (nee Kelly). Educated: Jamaica College. Career: Personnel and Industrial Relations Superintendent, Alcan (Ja.) Limited, Works Manager, Worcester Porcelain Co. (Ja.) Ltd., Chief Industrial Relations Officer, Sugar Manufacturers’ Association, Managing Director, Banana Board. Senior Vice-President, National Continental Corporation, CEO and Executive Director, Carreras Group, Myers, Fletcher & Gordon (1989-95). Denomination: Anglican. Married: Janet A. Edwards, September 13, 1952; 2 sons. Interests: Farming. Club: British Airways Executive. Address: (business) Myers, Fletcher & Gordon, 21 East Street, Kingston. Tel. 922-5860-8; (residence) Apt. D5, Carriage House Apartments, 65 Hope Road, Kingston 6.

LORD, Leigh Dougall, M.B., B.S.; Medical Practitioner. General Practice since 1953. Organizations: Member, Medical Association of Jamaica. Member British Medical Association, Association of General Practitioners of Jamaica. Born: St. Mary, Jamaica, November 18, 1921, son of John Leigh Lord, Farmer and May Isabelle Dougall-Lord (both dec’d). Educated: DeCarteret Preparatory School, Munro College, London University. Career: British Army and Royal Indian Navy 1940-46, Medical student, King’s College and St. George’s Hospital (London) 1947-52, Jamaican Government medical service 1952-53. Denomination: Anglican. Children: 2 sons, 1 daughter. Club: Manchester. Address: (business) Medical Centre, Mandeville; (residence) 13 Kendal Road, Mandeville.

LORDE, Sylvester LeRoi, J.P., B.A. (Hons.), M.J.I.M.; F.I.Mgt.; M.Mgt.I.; L.F.Inst. C.M.; F.E.D.I.; M.J.I.O.D.; L.F.A.B.I. Business Executive, Trainer in Mediation, Management Consultant. Organizations: Director, San Sen Corporation Ltd; Christone Development Co. Ltd. and National Tyre Co. Ltd. Board Member, Meadowbrook United Church Trust & Meadowrest Memorial Gardens; Life Member and former Treasurer, Jamaica/Western New York Partners of the Americas’, Lay Magistrates Association of Jamaica. Member Jamaica Institute of Directors, Council & Executive Member, Jamaican Institute of Management, Irish Management Institute, Private Sector Organization of Jamaica, Vice Chairman, Ecumenical Church Loan Fund National Committee. Fellow, Economic Development Institute of the World Bank.Member Dispute Resolution Foundation, Panel of Mediators; Fellow, Institute of Management, U.K. Life Fellow, Institute of Commercial Management, U.K. Life Fellow & International Adviser American Biographical Society. Born: St. Georges, Barbados, May 13, 1938, son of Rev. S.O. Lorde, Anglican Minister of Religion and former Senior Education Officer, and Waple (nee) Bridgeman (both dec’d). Educated: Harrison College, University of the West Indies, Oxford University, World Bank, Irish Management Institute, Netherlands C.B.I. Career: Teacher, Wolmers Boys School 1960; Part-time lecturer, U.C.W.I. 1963-65; Public Servant in Government Ministries dealing with Development, Trade, Industry, Tourism, Marketing & Commerce 1960 (Admin. Cadet)-1977 (Acting Permanent Secretary); First Chairman, Jamaica Nutrition Holdings Ltd. 1974-79, Managing Director 1977-80. Board Chairman, Nutrition Packaging Ltd. 1974-80. Director Jamaica Soya Products Industries Ltd. 1974-80, Director, Jamaica State Trading Corporation 1977-80. Executive Director, Jamaican Institute of Management 1981-84. Executive Director Jamaica Manufacturers Assn. 1984-88; Commercial Manager, Sugar Industry Authority 1988-90. Technical Consultant (Commerce) to Ministry of Agriculture and Commerce 1990-92; Managing Director, Unigraphic Printers Ltd. 1992-95. Awards: Princess Alice Appeal Scholar to UCWI 1956; Honorary Citizen City of New Orleans (U.S.A.), Harmony in the Homes Model Family Certificate, Good Citizen Certificate from Ministry of Local Government for services to Kingston and St. Andrew; Certificate of World Leadership from the International Biographical Centre of U.K. , Distinguished Leadership Award American Biographical Society; Distinguished Citation for Rotary Club Presidency 1989-90 and several other awards for leadership, civic and community work. Denomination: United Church of Jamaica and Cayman Islands. Married: Audrey (Joy) Adolphus, August 19, 1961; 2 sons. Interests: Cricket, Tennis, Bridge. Clubs: Kingston Cricket, Jamaica Officers’, Jamaica, Constant Spring Golf, Liguanea, Police Officers. Address: 10 Crawford Avenue, Kingston 8.

LOWE, Henry Isaac Cloore, C.D., B.Sc., M.Sc., A.R.I.C., Ph.D.; Chemist and Energy Specialist. Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Public Utilities and Transport. Organizations: Member: Australian, New Zealand Association of Scientists, Jamaica Institute of Management, Institute of Jamaica, the Board of Caribbean Cement Co., U.N.E.S.C.O. National Commission (Jamaica), Royal Institute of Chemistry, Technical Committee, Federated Pharmaceutical Lascelles Laboratory. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica, April 5, 1939, son of David Lowe and Josephine Beckford-Lowe. Educated: Calabar High School, Excelsior High School, University of the West Indies, Universities of Sydney and Manchester, Royal Institute of Chemistry, Institute of Technology (Bolton, England). Career: Vice-Principal, College of Arts, Science and Technology, Public and Private Sector Board Member; International Advisor and Consultant in Science and Technology, Energy, Policy Planning and Implementation, to several organizations such as C.A.R.I.C.O.M., O.A.S. I.D.R.C., P.A.H.O.; Permanent Secretary/Executive Director, Science Technology and Research, Ministry of Agriculture. Awards: Institute of Jamaica Centenary Medal 1979, Commander of the Order of Distinction 1982, Jamaican Society of Scientists and Technologists Award for Excellence. Publications: Science Adventure - the first secondary text book series (six books) written by a West Indian. Over 50 technical publications in major journals and popular press, covering Science Technology and Energy. Denomination: Disciples of Christ. Married: Ludella Carmeta Foot, June 22, 1966; 2 sons. Interests: Gardening, Writing, Swimming. Address: (business)Blue Cross of Jamaica, 85 Hope Road, Kingston 6; Tel. 927-9821/7; (residence) 54 Carmel Way, Kingston 8. Tel. 925-4675.

LOWE-VALENTINE, Muriel Veronica, O.D., M.B., B.S., D.T.C.D.; Medical Practitioner. Consultant National Chest Hospital since 1995, Assistant Lecturer in Medicine – University Hospital of the West Indies. Organizations: Member Medical Council of Jamaica, Reach to Recovery, Anti T.B. League. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, January 30, 1929, daughter of Hubert Lowe, Businessman, and Daphne Lowe Housewife (both dec’d). Educated: St. Andrew High School, University of the West Indies, University of Wales. Career: Began career in 1956, at Kingston Public Hospital, Worked at Victoria Jubilee Hospital, University Hospital of the West Indies, National Chest Hospital since 1961. Awards: Order of Distinction 1986. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Dr. Edward J. Valentine, June 22, 1957. Address: (business) National Chest Hospital, Liguanea, Kingston 6. Tel. 927-3425/927-7783.

LOWRIE-CHIN, Jean Aneita, B.A. (Hons.), M.A.; Public Relations Executive. Managing Director - Public Relations Operations Ltd. since 1979. Organizations: Executive Member - Public Relations Society of Jamaica, Member, Press Association of Jamaica, International Association of Business Communicators, Alpha Boys School Advisory Board, Roman Catholic Archbishop’s Fund Raising Committee, National Prayer Breakfast Committee. Born: Westmoreland, Jamaica, December 5, 1951, daughter of the late Joscelyn E. Lowrie, Chartered Accountant, and Maisie Williams-Lowrie. Educated: Alpha Preparatory School, Alpha Academy, University of the West Indies. Career: Journalist, Jamaica Daily News 1973-74; Teacher of English and Drama – Calabar High School 1974-75; Director of Public Relations – Carifesta ’76, 1975-76; Public Relations Manager – Dunlop, Corbin, Compton Advertising Ltd. 1976-78. Launched PRO Ltd. in 1979. Awards: From The Public Relations Society and Int’l Public Relations Association. Publications: Created and Edited “Flair” magazine for the Gleaner and “Chill” for the Star. Several poems. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Hubert Noel Chin, December 16, 1973; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Music, Yoga, Literature. Club: Liguanea . Address: (business) Public Relations Operations, 6 Kingsway, Kingston 10. Tel. 926-5995; (residence) 3 Norbrook Crescent, Kingston 8.

LUE, Horace, I.A., J.P.; Baker, General Manager St. James Bakery since 1968. Director, St. James Bakery, St. James Wholesale. Organizations: President Bakers Association of Jamaica. Born: Montego Bay, September 2, 1947; son of the late Justin Lue and Viola Lue. Educated: Cornwall College; St. Joseph’s Anceo - Chinese School (Hong Kong). Career: Past President Chinese Social and Athletic Club; Director, United Benefit Building Society, Cornwall Regional Hospital Board. Awards: National Heroes Parish Award for Commerce. Denomination: Catholic. Married: Jean Marie Chin, July 8, 1973; 4 daughters. Interests: Badminton, Tennis. Clubs: Chinese Social & Athletic , Montego Bay Yacht. Address: (business) 51 Barnett Street, Montego Bay, St. James; Tel. 952-2215.

LUSAN, Carmen Isabel, M.B.E.; Retired Social Worker. Organizations: Trustee, Jamaica Save the Children Fund National Children’s Residence, Ja. School Leavers Institute, Kgn. YWCA; Vice-President, VOUCH; Board Member, Jessie Kerridge Continuation School. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica, August 7, 1910, daughter of Samuel Augustus Lusan, Contractor and Builder, and Margaret Eliza Ford-Lusan (both dec’d). Educated: Primary School and Private Tuition. Social Work Training in Jamaica, England, U.S.A. Canada, and Switzerland. Career: First Jamaican General Secretary, Y.W.C.A. of Jamaica 1949-58, First West Indian Caribbean Area Secretary, World Y.W.C.A. 1958-62, First West Indian Director, Central Branch Y.W.C.A. (Metropolitan Toronto) 1962-66. Short-term Consultant in the Caribbean for the Y.W.C.A. and the Y.M./Y.W. of Canada 1966-67; Member Y.M.C.A. Caribbean Area Committee 1962-73, Executive Committee, World Y.W.C.A. 1967-71. First West Indian Caribbean Representative, Canadian Save the Children Fund 1967-80. Denomination: Methodist. (Member Synod and Committees Methodist Church. First Woman Vice-President Conference of the Methodist Church in the Caribbean and the Americas). Address: 7 King’s Way, Kingston 10.

LYN, Donald Ainsley, Business Executive. Executive Director Jamaica Chamber of Commerce since 1983. Corporate Secretary National Council Junior Achievement (Ja.) Ltd., Chairman, Marketing Committee, Agri Business Council. Organisations: Director, Port Royal Brotherhood, Director & Lecturer, Ja. Institute of Management, President, Association for Professional & Community Education, Co-ordinated University of Miami Summer Management Programmes in Jamaica & the Caribbean. Lecturer in several aspects of Management with particular interest in Human Development. Corporate Secretary now Honorary Member the Associated Chambers of Commerce in Jamaica. Born: Mount Moriah, St. Ann, June 13, 1937, son of the late Jackson Lyn and Olga Lyn. Educated: Kingston Technical High School, University of Miami. Career: Senior Accountant, Denoes and Geddes Limited 1955-69, General Manager, Desnoes and Geddes Employees Co-operative Credit Union Limited 1969-79. Managing Director on Secondment, Jamaica Consumers Co-operative Society Limited 1977-79, Managing Director, Caribbean Confederation of Credit Unions 1979-83, Former Director and Lecturer, Jamaica Institute of Management, Former President, Association for Professional and Community Education. Co-ordinated University of Miami Summer Management Programmes in Jamaica and the Caribbean, Lecturer in several aspects of Management with particular interest in Human Development. Corporate Secretary for the Associated Chambers of Commerce of Jamaica. Awards: University of Miami Certificate of Merit for outstanding service. Denomination: Baptist. Married: Mildred Juanita Edwards, January 14, 1961; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Walking and Jogging, Fishing (Spin casting), Carpentry, Reading (Non-fiction) Meditation, Stimulating conversation. Address: (business) Jamaica Chamber of Commerce, 7-8 East Parade, Kingston. Tel. 922-0150; (residence) 1 East Byron Road, Kingston 19.

LYN KEE CHOW, Joseph, Businessman. Managing Director, The Pickapeppa Co. Ltd. since 1940. Director Folly’s Limited, Folly’s Betting (1963) Ltd. Organization: Member Chinese Benevolent Society. Born: Shooters, Hill, Manchester, January 4, 1918, son of the late Isaac Lyn Kee Chow, Merchant, and Mary Chung-Lyn Kee Chow. Educated: Manchester High School. Career: Developed principal product, “Pickapeppa Sauce”. Awards: Gold Medal with Palm Leaf, for exceptional Merit at Monde Selection Armsterdam 1981; (Pickapeppa Hot Sauce) Awarded gold medal 1983-85. Denomination: Methodist. Married: Katherine Fong, September 9, 1950; 3 sons. Interests: Horse-racing, Bird-shooting, Fishing. Address: (business) The Pickapeppa Co. Ltd., Shooters Hill P.O., Manchester. Tel. 962-2928; (residence) 12 Wint Road, Mandeville P.O., Manchester.

LYNCH, Jacqueline Patrice, L.L.B., M.B.A.; Attorney-at-Law. Senior Director Human Resource Development and Benefits National Housing Trust since January 1992. Director National Housing Corporation. Organizations: Member Jamaica Institute of Management, American Society of Personnel Administration, Jamaica Bar Association, Jamaica Cancer Society, Executive Member St. Andrew High School Old Girl’s Association. Born: St. Mary, December 25, 1956; daughter of the late Austin Neville Lynch, Civil Servant, and Myra Elizabeth Lynch, Retired Teacher. Educated: St Andrew High School; University of the West Indies; Howard University; Institute of Management & Production. Career: Attorney-at-Law, Thwaites, Fairclough, Watson, Daly and Company 1979-81; Corporate Secretary/Legal Officer Kingston Free Zone Company Ltd. 1982-83; Graduate Assistant Small Business Development Centre, Howard University, Washington D.C. 1984; Graduate Assistant, School of Business and Public Administration, Howard University 1984-86; Research Affiliate United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, Washington 1985-1986; Corporate Secretary/Legal Officer the Seprod Group of Companies 1986-88; Part-time Lecturer in Business Law at Jamaican Institute of Management and Institute of Management & Production Resigned as Partner, Scott Boorasingh, Bonnick & Lynch May 1990; Consultant, National Housing Trust May -August 1990; Senior Director Contribution and Benefits N.H.T 1990-1991. Awards: Issa Scholarship, Kingston 1976-1980. Denomination: Anglican. Interests: Creative Dancing, Reading, Swimming. Club: Phi Alpha, Beta Gamma Sigma. Address: (business) 4 Park Boulevard, Kingston 5. Tel. 929-6500-9; (residence) 62 Springway, Kingston 10.

LYON, Noel Adverse, B.S.A., M.Sc. (Agricultural Economics), Ph.D. (Econ.); Economist. Managing Director Jamaica Venture Fund Ltd. since January 1991. Director National Development Bank, West Indies Glass Co., Jamaica Development Bank, Church Valley Farm, Jamaica Unit Trust Services Ltd., Florijam Marketing Company Ltd. Born: St. Ann, Jamaica, December 31, 1941, son of the late Noel Enrique Lyon, Mechanic, and Winnifred Lyon, retired Nursing Assistant. Educated: Kingston College, University of Toronto, University of Guelph, Harvard University. Career: Resident Tutor in Economics, Harvard University 1969-70, Part-time Lecturer in Management Accounting, University of the West Indies 1970-71, Resident Manager, Kaiser Development Corp. 1971-72, Assistant to Governor of Bank of Jamaica 1973, Director of Bank Inspection and Dep. Inspector of Banks, Bank of Jamaica 1973-74. Managing Director, Frome Monymusk Land Co. 1974-77, Director of Internal Audit, Bank of Ja., 1977-78, General Manager and Chief Executive, Jamaica Commodity Trading Co. Ltd. 1978-79, Advisor to the Governor of Bank of Ja. 1980, Visiting Professor of Econ., University of North Carolina (Fayettevile Campus) 1980-81; Managing Director National Development Bank 1981-90. Awards: Ford Foundation Fellow 1969-70, (Harvard Business School). Publications: Basic Sociological Concepts, Programmed Learning of London Ltd., London, Ont., Canada 1965; “Sociological Implications of the Modernization of Agriculture in Canada” – Economic Research Council of Canada (Ottawa) 1964. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Grace Anne McDonnough, September 11, 1979; 1 son. Interests: Horticulture (Enthusiast). Club: Harvard. Address: (residence) Church Valley, Mt. Salus P.A., St. Andrew.

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