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, Womans
Auxiliary, (Y.W.C.A.), Jamaica Horticultural
Society. Address: (residence) 11 Lounsbury
Avenue, Kingston 10.
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 decd).
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
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.
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. Monicas College Old Students Association
1964. Awards: Awarded the Prime Ministers
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
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. Georges 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
Ministers Medal for contribution to
Low Cost Housing. Address: (business)
20 Hope Road, Kingston 10. Tel: 984-2841.
(residence) Norbrook Heights, Kingston 8.
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 Citizens 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
Citizens Bank Ltd., Insurance Company
of Jamaica Ltd. Address: (business)
I.C.W.I. Group, 28-48 Barbados Avenue, Kingston
5; Tel. 968-8493/4.
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
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,
(residence) 40 College Common, Mona, Kingston
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 decd). 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 Ministers
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.
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 decd).
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.
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 decd).
Educated: Wolmers 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
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
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.
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
Ministers 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,
Squash. Club: Liguanea. Address:
6-12 Newport Blvd., Newport West. Tel. 923-4811-4;
(residence) 19 Cherry Drive, Kingston 8.
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 Sangsters
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.
Princess May, B.A.; Journalist. Organizations:
Director, Friends of Womens World
Banking, National Co-ordinator, Womens
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 decd). 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.
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
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, Queens 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.
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 decd).
Educated: Browns 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.
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.
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.
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 decd). 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
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
926-4163; (residence) 5 Devon Road, Kingston
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. Georges College.
Studied music at Mount St. Josephs
School, Mandeville and Campion Hall. Career:
Band leader - Byron Lee and the Dragonaires
since 1956. Groups first record was
released in 1960 and to date bands
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,
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.
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. Leos 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.
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.
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
(decd) 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.
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. Simons College, University
of Wales (Cardiff), University of Michigan
Ann Arbor. Career: Temporary Clerk
Medical Office 1954-56, Customs Officer,
Collector Generals 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.
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
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 decd). Educated:
Central Branch Elementary School, Wolmers
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.
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, Grays 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.
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
decd). 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 Ministers 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.
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, Wolmers 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.
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 decd). 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.
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.
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
(decd) 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
& 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,
Ceceline Olga, Teacher, Retired Principal
of St. Helens 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 decd).
Educated: Holy Trinity Primary School,
Private Tuition, St. Josephs Teachers
College. Career: Teacher, St. Josephs
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.
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)
Somerton Avenue, Kingston 6.
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
Girls 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 lOrdre
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.
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 decd). 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
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.
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 (decd). 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.
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. Georges 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.
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, Lincolns Inn (London).
Career: Social Worker (Brixton, London).
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
son, 1 daughter. Interests: Reading,
Organization, Manchester, St. Elizabeth.
Address: (residence) Lacovia, St.
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 decd). 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.
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), Wolmers Girls
School (Jamaica), Hull University. Career:
Teacher Inner London Education Authority.
Was called to the Bar (Lincolns Inn)
1970. Private Practice at the English Bar.
Denomination: Anglican. Interests:
Reading, Music, Country walks. Club:
St. Andrew Business & Professional
Womens. Address: (business)
66-68 Barry Street, Kingston. Tel. 922-0058;
(residence) 19 Gloucester Avenue. Kingston
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 Jamaicas
National Anthem to music. Address:
(business) c/o Thermo-Plastics (Ja.) Ltd.,
Twickenham Park, Spanish Town.
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
Morgans 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,
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
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
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.,
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.
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:
Wolmers Girls School, Secretarial
Course. Career: Joined Art &
Publicity as Apprentice 1942, Manager Art
& Publicitys 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.
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
Watsons College (Edinburgh), Heriot-Watt
University (Edinburgh). Career: Millars
Group of Companies 1934-39, British Army
Captain R.A.S.C. (Att. Kings 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
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 decd). 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. Anns
Bay P.O., St Ann.
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.
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 decd). Educated: St.
Marys 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
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. Hildas 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 Africas 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;
of Women in Development, National Consumers
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.
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.
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 decd). Educated: Sanguinetti
Primary School; Battersea College, U.K.;
University of the West Indies. Career:
Queens 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 Ministers
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.
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.
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
Womens Group, Treasurer KPH/VJH Restoration
Trust Ltd. Born: St. Elizabeth, Jamaica,
daughter of Thomas Chang Fatt, Businessman,
and Georgiana Fatt (both decd). 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.
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
Marianne Henriette, Voluntary Social
Worker. Organizations: Director Jamaica
Womens 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 Ministers
Medal of Appreciation 1983. Denomination:
Jewish. Married: Allan C. Lopez,
September 16, 1960 (decd); 1 son.
Interests: Stamp Collecting, Travelling.
Address: (business) Allsides Workroom;
(residence) 14 Castle Drive, Stony Hill.
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
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
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
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 decd). Educated:
DeCarteret Preparatory School, Munro
College, London University. Career: British
Army and Royal Indian Navy 1940-46, Medical
student, Kings College and St. Georges
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,
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
decd). 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
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
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.
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 decd). 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.
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
Archbishops Fund Raising Committee,
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 Intl
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
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. Josephs
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.
Carmen Isabel, M.B.E.; Retired Social
Worker. Organizations: Trustee, Jamaica
Save the Children Fund National Childrens
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 decd). 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 Kings Way, Kingston 10.
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
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
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;
East Byron Road, Kingston 19.
KEE CHOW, Joseph, Businessman. Managing
Director, The Pickapeppa Co. Ltd. since
1940. Director Follys Limited, Follys
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.
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 Girls 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;
Springway, Kingston 10.
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).
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.