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RADCLIFFE, Clement Anthony, B.Sc. (First Class Hons.) Dip. Ed., M.Ed., Principal Glenmuir High School since 1983, Organizations: Chairman Teenage Mothers Project-May Pen, President Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association, CXC Examiner, Member National Development Foundation Advisory Council-Mandeville, St. Gabriel’s Anglican Church Committee and Lay Representative to Synod, Member Ministry of Education Task Force on Performance in CXC, Member Unesco Advisory Committee, Born: Jamaica, May 9, 1949, Son of Z. C. Radcliffe, Millwright, and Admira Fullerton, Nurses Aide. Educated: Gimme-Me-Bit Primary; Glenmuir High School; Universitybof the West Indies, Mona, Career: Teacher Glenmuir High School 1971, Denomination: Anglican, Married: Karen Spence, February 28, 1981; 3 daughters. Interests: Reading, Music, Indoor and Outdoor games. Club: May Pen Jaycees. Address: (business) 10 Glenmuir Road, May Pen. Tel. 986-2538, 986-4932; (residence) P. O. Box 374, May Pen P. O., Clarendon.

RAE, Hon. Allan Fitzroy, O.J., C.D; Attorney-at-Law, Cricketer, Former President West Indies Cricket Board of Control; Former President Jamaica Cricket Association. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, September 30, 1922, son of the late Ernest Allan Rae, and Iris Veta Lacy-Rae. Educated: Wolmer’s Boys’ School, Lincoln’s Inn (London). Career: Member West Indies Cricket Teams to India 1948-49, England 1950, Australia 1951-52, Captain Jamaica Cricket team from 1952-58. Member Jamaica Cricket Board of Control from 1953, senior member and Selector West Indies Cricket Board, West Indies representative to International Cricket Conference. Denomination: Presbyterian. Married: Betty Kinkead, June 10, 1953, (dec’d); 1 son. Interests: Cricket, Tennis, Walking, Reading, light Classical music. Club: Kingston Cricket. Address: (business) 10 Swallowfield Road, Kgn. 5. Tel. 929-8300-1.

RAE, Norman Frederick, M.A.(Oxon et Lond.) F.R.S.A., Administrative Executive. Trade Commissioner for Jamaica in Europe 1981-92. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica, December 5, 1931, son of the late Clifford J. Rae, Motor Mechanic and Beryl Winifred nee Clarke. Educated: Private Preparatory School, Kingston College, Oxford and London Universities. Career: Editorial Department Jamaica Daily Gleaner in 1951 and 1956; Assistant Secretary Banana Board 1956, Secretary Banana Board 1961; General Manager Banana Board 1975; Marketing Manager, Jamco, London 1979; Television host for series “Very Special People”. Theatre Director (amateur) of numerous Jamaican and other plays; Since retirement, has done voluntary cultural organising and programming work for Ward Theatre Foundation including “Music at the Ward” and “Season of Excellence 1995”. Publications: Contemporary Jamaican Art in Ian Fleming Introduces Jamaica, published Andre Deutsch1965; Special writer on Fine Arts, Theatre, Cinema and Dance, Jamaica Daily Gleaner 1956-70; occasional writer on the Arts for other publications; Designed and edited The Land of Hill and Gully by Carmen Manley (published 1961), Foreword to Looking Back catalogue for exhibition of drawings by Edna Manley 1938-70; Excerpted reviewer work now being included occasionally in anthologies/critical works on Caribbean Literature. Producer of radio serial A Time to Remember, R.J.R. 1969-74. Awards: Recipient of Seprod Journalism Award 1979 (Jamaica) for radio production, The Heritage Now. Denomination: Anglican. Interests: The arts, Medium-skilled Bridge, Relaxation. Clubs: United Oxford and Cambridge University, Royal Overseas League, Fellow Royal Society of Arts, Manufacture and Commerce (by invitation) 1990. Address: Box 2719, Kingston 8.

RAINFORD, DONALD B., C.D., J.P.,B.Sc. (Econ.); Economist/Business Executive. Chairman & Managing Director D. R. Holding Ltd., since 1990. Organizations: Chairman, Montego Bay Investment Co. Ltd., Royal Car Rental Ltd., Director, CVM Television Ltd., Horizon Merchant Bank Ltd., Member, Board of Trustees, National Development Foundation of Ja. Endowment Fund. Born: Glengoffe, St. Catherine July 26, 1932, son of Roland Rainford and Amy Creary-Rainford, Housewife (both dec’d) Educated: Buxton High School, Carlton University (Ottawa), University of Brussels, Belgium, London University. Career: Administrative Officer Ministry of Finance 1962-65; Diplomatic Service - Counsellor, Jamaican High Commission, Ottawa 1965-71; Deputy High Commissioner, Jamaican High Commission, London; Former Ambassador to Belgium and the European Economic Community 1976-80, Permanent Secretary Ministry of National Security and Justice 1980-84. Managing Director, Economic & Investment Consultants Ltd., 1984-90. Denomination: Methodist. Children: 3 daughters. Interests: Golf, Tennis. Club: Police Officers. Address: (business) 99 Dumbarton Avenue, Kingston 10. Tel. 929-1768; (residence) 5 Kingsway , Kingston 10.

RAINFORD Henry James, C.D., J.P., Ll.D.(Hon.), F.J.I.M., Business Executive, Company Director, Farmer and Cattle Breeder. Managing Director and Chief Executive Jamaica Livestock Association Ltd. and its subsidiaries, Jamaica Hatchery Ltd., Jamaica Feeds Ltd., Henmor Ltd.; Director, Inter-American Confederation of Cattlemen, Advisor and Permanent Counsellor to its executive. Organizations: Former Member of the Agricultural Products Committee of the Trade Board. Born: March 29, 1930 son of Justin Powell Rainford, Farmer, and Matilda Francis-Rainford (both dec’d). Educated: Kingston Technical High School; College of Arts, Science and Technology; Rapid Results College (Course in Accounting); London School of Accounting; Alexander Hamilton Institute of Management (correspondence course in management). Career: Prior to 1962 worked with Exports Division , Government Marketing Department and later with the Coconut Industry Board; Chief Accountant, J.L.A. 1961; Chief Executive Officer, J.L.A. 1963; served on Executive Committee of Farm Tech 1985 Exhibition; Director of the Production of the Livestock Manual for the Tropics; Principal Host, Conference of Inter-American Confederation of Cattlemen held in Jamaica 1979; represented Jamaica Conferences of the Royal Agricultural Society of the Commonwealth 1981, 1985, 1989 and 1994. Awards: Jamaica Agricultural Society Gold Medal, Inter-American Confederation of Cattlemen Award, Certificate of Merit from American Biographic Centre at Cambridge, Membership from the Alexander Hamilton Institute, International Gold Star for Quality from Business Initiative Directions, His Royal Highness Prince Phillip R.A.S.C. Scroll. Special Awards for work in promoting international understanding, International Committee of the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo; Outstanding Manager 1989, Jamaican Institute of Management; 1st Place Beef Judging Award for 1994, Florida Int’l Agricultural Trade Council. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Dorothy May Chen; 2 sons, 2 daughters. Interests: Farming, Reading, Swimming, Horse-racing. Clubs: Kingston Polo, Jamaica, Royal Commonwealth Society, London. Address: (business) The Jamaica Livestock Association Ltd., Newport East, P.O. Box 36, Kingston.Tel. 922-0310, 922-7130; (residence) 7 Garden View, Kingston 8.

RAMOCAN, Lola Bonita, B.A., Certificate in Education. Teacher/Education Officer/Business Executive. Managing Director Stationery & School Supplies Ltd. since 1986. Director NORTCOF (a Coffee Development Company). Representative for Merrill, MacMillan, McGraw Hill, International Publishing Co. Steck Vaughn Raintree International Publishing Co., Phillip Roy Multi Media Publishing Co., Educational Technology Consultants International (a Cultural Advantage Multi-Media Co.), Educational Technologies – EDUSOFT. Organizations: Deputy Co-ordinator, Association of Women’s Organization of Ja., Member, Mathematical Association of Jamaica, National Council of Teachers of Maths (NCTM), Friends of Tom Redcam Library; National Council on Education (Member Policy & Planning Committee); President ADK Mandeville Chapter (1984); National Education Think Tank on Education, Exec. member EduTech 2020 Committee; National School Foundation (1993) Association of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Chairman of the National Fundraising Committee (1995); Executive Member of the Jamaica Women’s Political Caucus, Chairman of the National Fundraising Committee (1995), Vice President, National Organization of Women, National Vice President, Girls Brigade of Jamaica; Founder Baillieston Project Care, Booth Town Development Committee; Member, Book Industry Association of Jamaica. Born: Baillieston, Clarendon, September 3, 1949, daughter of Cyril Burrell, Farmer, and Minna Burrell, Housewife (both dec’d). Educated: Ballieston Primary, Frankfield Comprehensive High School, Shortwood Teacher’s College, University of the West Indies. Career: Probation Teacher, Baillieston Primary School 1967-68; Trained Teacher 1970 (Maths & Science Specialist); Senior Teacher, Alston Secondary; Head Maths & Science Dept., Christiana Secondary School, Decarteret College; Education Officer, (Core Curriculum) Grades 10 & 11 Mathematics National Co-ordinator, Senior Education Officer 1986-88. Chief Publications: Research Papers – IMF and the Jamaican Situation up to 1970; Introduction of statistics in Grade 8 of the Secondary School Science Teaching by the Investigatory Methods, A critical appraisal of the Small Business Loan Board in Mandeville, Jamaica; A study of Small Businesses in Jamaica; Education now and in the far days (1986); The effect of leadership styles on organizations. A Case for an Alternate Assessment of Mathematics focussing on the CXC Mathematics at the General Proficiency Level. Awards: Student Ambassador to Canada 1967, Girls Brigade award for Outstanding Service (20 years)1988. Denomination: United Church of Jamaica & Grand Cayman. Church’s representative on the Meadowbrook United Church School Board, Member of the Citizens’ College Board 1995. Married: Seth George Ramocan, December 27, 1972, 1 son, 3 daughters. Interests: Reading, Floral Arrangement, Gardening, Interior Decorating. Clubs: Maths, Lioness, Professional Women’s. Address: (business) 1-3 Hagley Park Road, Kingston 10. Tel. 968-8477; Fax 960-3887; (residence) 15 Elmwood Terrace, Forest Hill, Kingston 19.

RAMOCAN, Seth George, A.Sc. (Bus. Admin); Cert. Acct., Business Executive and Publisher. Executive Director Jamaica Institute of Political Education. Chairman Northcof Ltd., Stationery School Supplies Ltd. Organizations: Member Central Executive and Standing Committee Jamaica Labour Party. Born: Bath, St. Thomas, February 7, 1951, son of the late Rev. George Ramocan, Minister of Religion, and Bernice nee Walker, Teacher. Educated: Lawrence Tavern Primary, Trench Town Comprehensive High, West Indies College, Jamaica Representative to Expo ‘67’, Montreal, Canada; Recipient of U.S.I.S. Scholarship 1984, Konrad Adenauer Foundation Scholarship 1987. Career: Member Jamaica Senate 1983-89. Denomination: Presbyterian. Married: Lola Bonita Burell, December 27, 1972, 1 son, 3 daughters. Interests: Reading, Table Tennis, Boxing. Address: JIPE, 6th Floor, The Towers, 25 Dominica Drive, Kingston 5. Tel. 929-1690/8841.

RAMSAY, Ian McDonald, M.A. L.L.M.; Attorney and Barrister-at-Law since 1955, Director Eco-Serve; Chairman, Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation since February 1989; Director Eco-Serve Ltd. Born: Hope Bay, Portland, June 2, 1930 son of David C.B. Ramsay, Teacher, and Sarah Salmon-Ramsay (both dec’d). Educated: Nazareth Elementary School, Manchester, Munro College, St. Elizabeth, Cambridge University and Grays Inn. Career: Deputy Clerk of Courts 1955-56, Private Practice at the Bar since 1956; Asst. General Secretary of J.L.P. 1960, Councillor S.W. St. Andrew 1960, Chairman Jamaica Broadcasting Authority 1972-73; Senator J.L.P. 1974-76. Denomination: Moravian. Married: Rose Eiriksdottir June 28, 1952; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Boxing, Horse-racing, Reading, Farming. Club: Jockey Club of Jamaica. Address: (business) 53 Church Street, Kingston. Tel. 922-7135; (residence) Reach District, Portland.

RAMSAY, Ionie I; Deputy Superintendent in charge of Tourism Security Liaison Section, Jamaica Constabulary Force since 1994. Organizations: Member/Founder Spanish Town Crusaders; Public Relations Officer, Washington Gardens Seventh-Day Adventist Church. Born: Southfield, St. Elizabeth, June 18, 1949; daughter of the late Samuel Ramsay, Retired Farmer, and Doris Ramsay Retired Business woman. Educated: Mayfield Primary School; Bethel High School; University of the West Indies (Mona). Career: Police Constable 1969-75; Acting Corporal 1975-77; Corporal 1977-85; Police Sergeant 1985-88; Police Inspector 1988-92; Assistant Superintendent of Police 1993. Awards: First Female Motorcycle Cop; Gleaner Certificate of Merit 1988; I.C.W.I. Award 1987; Optimist Club Award 1988 for fostering good relationship between the Police and the public and promoting road safety; Departmental Commendations and Awards for efficient and dedicated service. Denomination: Seventh-Day Adventist. Children: 2 daughters. Interests: Watching & Playing Cricket, Listening to Country & Western and Gospel Music, Helping the less fortunate. Club: Spanish Town Crusaders & Cricket Club. Address: (business) 1 Ruthven Road, Kingston 10; Tel. 929-1606; (residence) Lot 160, Cooreville Extension, Cooreville Gardens, Kingston 20.

RAMSAY, Patricia Cecile, R.G.N., S.C.M.; Dip.Psych. Cultural Director and Curator Mutual Life Arts Centre since 1982. Director Mutual Life Gallery, Pegasus Gallery, The Jamaican Artists and Craftsman Guild. Organizations: Executive Board Member Friends of the Edna Manley School of Visual Arts; Chairperson, United Way, Board Member, Edna Manley School of Visual Arts. Born: Jamaica, August 2, 1944, daughter of Carlos Thompson, Pharmacist and Francella Thompson (dec’d). Educated: Wolmers Girls School, Einstein University. Career: Supervisor Surgical Unit Bronx/Lebanon Hospital, U.S.A., 1965-69; Fashion Designer and Photographic Gallery Director PHOTIQUE Fashion House 1969-77, Home Editor and Journalist Essence Magazine, New York 1978-81; Editor Amina Women’s Magazine, Paris 1980-81; Consultant on Art Collections for companies and individuals, presentations on Art for J.B.C. Awards: Woman of the Year 1983, United Way of Jamaica Bronze 1990. Denomination: Unity of Jamaica. Married: Kenneth George Ramsay, December 28, 1963. Interests: Reading, Walking, Listening to music, Collecting Art. Club: United Way of Jamaica. Address: (business) Mutual Life Art Center, 2 Oxford Road, Kingston 5. Tel. 929-4302.

RAMSON, John Charles, Managing Director Chas E. Ramson Ltd. since 1981, Acco Jamaica Ltd., and Caribbean Foods Ltd. since 1990. Honorary Consul General for Denmark since 1985. Jamaica Chamber of Commerce. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica, May 17, 1950, son of Laurie Ramson and Monica Page-Ramson. Educated: St. George’s College, Ryerson Polytechnic Institute (Toronto, Canada). Career: Controller Chas E. Ramson Ltd. 1971-81; General Manager Acco (Jamaica) Ltd. 1977-90. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Mary Harrison, October 7, 1972; 3 sons. Interests: Sailing, Fishing, Shooting, Squash. Clubs: Royal Jamaica Yacht, Kingston Cricket, Liguanea, Trelawny Gun, Jackson Bay Gun, Jamaica Gun, Jamaica Skeet. Address: (business) 449 Spanish Town Road, Kingston 11. Tel. 923-5051-4; (residence) 4D Sharrow Drive, Kingston 8.

RAMSON, Lauritz Oswald, C.B.E., J.P.; Company Director, Chairman, Chas E. Ramson Ltd. since 1933. Chairman Berec Caribbean Ltd., Caribbean Foods Ltd., Acco Jamaica Ltd.,Loram Ltd., Chas. E. Ramson Ltd. Director Harbour Cold Stores. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica, November 21, 1913, son of Charles E. Ramson, Merchant, and Rose Clough-Ramson (both dec’d). Educated: St. George’s College. Career: President Jamaica Chamber of Commerce 1962-66; First Chairman Jamaica National Export Corporation 1968-72; Director, Chamber of Commerce of the Americas; Vice-President Incorporated Chamber of Commerce of the British Caribbean; Danish Consular General 1967-85; Dean Consular Corps 1975-85; President Red Cross Society 1968-70; Director, JamaicaMutual 1965-87; Radio Jamaica Ltd. 1965-78. Awards: Knight of the Donnebrog (Danish) 1977. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Sheena Colquhoun 1968; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Sailing, Fishing, Tennis. Clubs: Royal Jamaica Yacht Club, Kingston Cricket. Address: (business) 449 Spanish Town Road, Kingston 11. Tel. 923-5051; (residence) Penthouse 2, Manor Court, Kingston 8.

RATTRAY, Senator The Hon. Alfred Adolphus, O.J., L.L.B., F.C.A., A.C.I.S.; Attorney-at-Law, Partner, Rattray, Patterson Rattray since 1981. Director Patriach Ltd.,Interconsults Ltd. Organizations: Member Executive and National Executive of the People’s National Party, Air Jamaica Board. Born: Saint Ann, January 19, 1925, son of Septimus Rattray, Farmer, and Albertha Gray-Rattray (both dec’d). Educated: Porus Primary School, Excelsior High School, London School of Economics, Lincolns Inn. Career: Joined the Jamaica Civil Service 1949, Worked as clerk in Department of Health and Income Tax 1949-51; Accountant and Manager of Food Control Distribution Department and as Import Licencing Officer and Assistant Trade Administrator 1951-53; Served as Administrative Officer in Ministry of Trade and Industry working principally on matters of Industrial Development, Trade & Commerce, Mining and Administration 1953-58 and 1961-64; joined Myers, Fletcher & Gordon as Associate 1964; became Partner 1965; Part-time Lecturer, Examiner and Moderator in Commercial Law at the University of the West Indies for B.Sc. and for Degree Students in Business Administration 1961-75; Was appointed Jamaica’s Ambassador to the U.S.A. and Ambassador Permanent Representative to the O.A.S. 1975, served as President of the General Assembly 1979; On three occasions led Jamaica’s delegation to the Annual General Assembly of the O.A.S., Chaired the Committee on Economic and Social Issues and was Chairman of the Permanent Executive Committee of the Economic and Social Council of the O.A.S. for two consecutive terms 1978-79 and 1979-80; Principal architect of the Companies Act 1965 and The Public Accountancy Act, a founder and architect of the Jamaica Stock-Exchange; Founder of National Association of Jamaican and Supportive Organizations U.S.A.; Chairman Port Authority 1970-75; Deputy Chairman J.I.D.C. 1966-75; President Public Accountancy Board 1970-75; Chairman of Committee upon whose report a new Pilotage Law was prepared; Formerly Chairman Jamaica Fashion Export Guild, New Kingston Hotels Ltd. Awards: Received the Kenneth Kaunda Award for Humanism. Recipient of the Adolphe Roberts award from the Jamaica Progressive League (U.S.A.) and of numerous awards from other organizations in the U.S.A.; Order of Francisca de Miranda 1st Class (Venezuela). Denomination: United Church of Jamaica. Married: Cynthia Louise Weston March 28, 1951; 2 daughters. Interests: Fishing, Reading, Lecturing, Bridge. Club: Kingston Cricket. Address: (business) 15 Caledonia Avenue, Kingston 5.Tel. 929-6680-2; (residence) 4 Glenhope Avenue, Kingston 6.

RATTRAY, Alvin Earle, B.Sc., A.R.I.C.S.; Chartered Surveyor, Partner, Chang, Rattray and Company since 1974. Director Chang Rattray Property Services Limited. Oganizations: Chairman, Real Estate Board; Chairman, National Family Planning Board 1990-93. Born: New Market, St. Elizabeth, August 1, 1931, son of the late Benjamin Bruce Rattray Police Officer, and Agnes Agatha Rattray. Educated: Troja and Linstead Primary Schools, Excelsior High School, University of London, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Career: Temporary Clerk Government Treasury 1952-56; Several positions in Land Valuation Department 1960-70; Estate Manager Urban Development Corporation 1970-74. Denomination: Anglican. Married: June Claire Martin, May 10, 1958 (dec’d); 1 son, 4 daughters. Interests: Reading, Watching sports. Address: (business) 65 Lady Musgrave Road, Kingston 10. Tel. 927-4304, 927-9071; (residence) 2 Temple Meads, Kingston 6. Tel. 927-3307.

RATTRAY, Barry; Architectural Designer/Builder/Company Director. Managing Director, Mobile Structures Ltd and Barry Rattray Dream Buildings. Developed the container home concept in 1986 for low-income housing, using shipping containers. Has promoted Jamaica’s architecture internationally by being featured in foreign magazines and on overseas television. Born: Kingston, February 11, 1958, son of Lucien Rattray, President, Airports Authority of Jamaica and Fay Rattray, Retired Civil Servant. Educated: Jamaica College; College of Arts, Science & Technology. Career: Worked with McMorris, Sibley Robinson prior to being on own. Denomination: Anglican. Interests: Listening to music, watching movies and being on or by water. Motto: Whatever the Mind can Conceive, Can be Achieved. Address: (business) 62 Hope Road, Kingston 6.

RATTRAY, Hon. Kenneth Osbourne, O.J., C.D., Q.C., LL.B (Hons.). LL.M., Ph.D. Attorney-at-Law, Solicitor General since 1972. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Jamaica, Ambassador-at-large since 1974. Organizations: Chairman of the Prospectus Committee, Board of Directors of Clarendon Alumina Production Limited. Born: New Market, St. Elizabeth, September 27, 1932, son of the late Benjamin B. Rattray, Police Officer and Agnes A. Wright-Rattray. Educated: Beckford & Smith’s High School, London University, Lincoln’s Inn. Career: Administrative Officer Government of Jamaica and Pre-Federal Organization (Barbados); Assistant Crown Counsel 1961-62; Crown Counsel 1962-66; Assistant Attorney General 1966-68; Senior Assistant Attorney General 1968-72; Privy Councillor 1970; President of the Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization 1977; Chairman Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica 1979-80, President Air Jamaica 1980-81; Representative of Jamaica on several missions and sessions of the General Assembly of the United Nations, and Third U.N. Conference on the Law of the Sea; Rapporteur-General of the Preparatory Commission for the International Sea Bed Authority and the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea. Representative of Jamaica in Bauxite and Alumina Negotiations for Joint Ventures. Awards: Recipient of the International Civil Aviation Organization’s 50th Anniversary Medal of Honour for eminent contribution to civil aviation 1994. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Faith McDonald, April 7, 1956; 2 sons, 3 daughters. Interests: Reading, Diplomacy. Address: (business) Attorney General’s Department, 79-83 Barry Street, Kingston. Tel. 922-6140; (residence) 15 Shenstone Drive, Kingston 6.

RATTRAY, Lucien Melbourne,C.D.; B.Sc. (Est.Mgmt.), F.R.I.C.S.; Chartered Surveyor. President, Port Authority of Jamaica since Sept. 1995. Chairman, Jamaica Maritime Training Institute, Port Security Corps Ltd. Executive Vice President, Port Authority of Jamaica since 1991. Director, American Assoc. of Port Authorities, Port Authority of Jamaica, Kingston & Montego Bay Free Zones. Organizations: Life Member, Realtors Association of Jamaica. Born: Balaclava, St. Elizabeth, July 23, 1927; son of Benjamin B.Rattray, Police Officer, and Agnes A. Rattray, Housewife (both dec’d). Educated: Excelsior High School; Estate Management College, London University. Career: Deputy Commissioner of Land Valuation, Ministry of Agriculture 1956-66; Estate Manager, University of the West Indies 1966-73; General Manager, Port Authority of Jamaica 1973-91. President, Ja. Promotions Corp. (JAMPRO) 1994-95. Awards: Centenary Medal, Institute of Jamaica. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Arnett Fay Friend, May 4, 1957; 3 sons. Interests: Reading, Travelling. Address: (business) 53 Knutsford Boulevard, Kingston 5.

RATTRAY, Hon. Raphael Carl, O.J. Q.C., LLD (Hon); Attorney-at-Law President Court of Appeal since 1993. Organizations: Founder, Member and Past Chairman Jamaica Council for Human Rights; Member Disciplinary Committee of the General Legal Council; Legal Adviser to People’s National Party (P.N.P.); Executive P.N.P.; Chairman P.N.P.’s Peoples Forum and International Relations Commission; Former Vice-President Jamaica Bar Association. Born: St. Elizabeth, September 18, 1929, son of Benjamin Bruce Rattray, Police Officer, and Agnes Agatha Wright-Rattray. Educated: Beckford and Smith’s High School, Lincoln’s Inn School of Law, the Inns of Court, London. Career: Civil Servant 1947-53. Employed in the Colonial Office, London, West Indies Welfare Division 1955-56; Called to the Bar at Lincoln’s Inn 1956; Manager Migration Advisory Service Ministry of Labour, Jamaica, 1956-57; Stipendiary Magistrate (Cayman Islands) 1957-58; Legal Career: Private Practice at Bar in Jamaica and other Caribbean Jurisdictions 1958-75 and 1981-89; Appointed Queen’s Counsel 1969; Founding Partner, Rattray, Patterson, Rattray, Attorneys at Law. Parliamentary Career: Government Senator in the Jamaican Parliament 1975-1980; Minister of Justice & Attorney General 1976-80; Leader of Government Business in the Senate 1978-80; Leader of Business in the Senate 1978-80; Opposition Senator and Leader of Opposition Business 1980-83. Member of Parliament for S.E. St. Catherine 1989-93 & Chairman of the Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Reform; Attorney General and Minister of Justice 1989-92; Attorney General & Minister of Legal Affairs 1992-93. Publications: Firstlings, a Collection of Poems (1950), Former Editor Jamaica Law Journal. Denomination: Methodist. Married: Audrey Elaine DaCosta, September 29, 1951; 2 sons, 2 daughters. Interests: Human Rights, Reading, History, Literature, Writing. Address: (business) Court of Appeal, Public Buildings East, King Street, Kingston; (residence) 4 Rockhampton Drive, Kingston 8.

RAY, Frank Anthony, J.P. Journalist/Communications Consultant. Director Corporate Affairs, Desnoes & Geddes Ltd. since 1995. chairman, Humming Bird Enterprises Ltd., Board Member CVSS; Chairman, St. Andrew South Police Civic Committee. Organizations: Board Member, Vouch, Public Relations Society of Jamaica, Advertisers Association of Jamaica, Int’l Association of Business Communicators. Born: St. Andrew, April 19, 1946; son of Frank A. Ray, Retired Civil Servant, and Mercedes Ray, Secretary. Educated: Jamaica College; R.C.A. Institute. Career: Reporter, Daily Gleaner 1965-67; Chief News Editor, Western Bureau Chief, J.B.C. 1967-76; Public Relations Manager, Alcoa Minerals of Jamaica 1976-85; Director of Public Relations & Advertising, Jamaica Tourist Board 1986-87. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married: Yvonne McMahon; 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Reading, Swimming, Travelling. Clubs: Liguanea, Spanish Town Rotary. Address: (business) 214 Spanish Town Road, Kingston; (residence) 28 East Oakridge, Kingston 8.

RECKORD, Michael Douglas, B.A.(Eng), B.J. (Journalism), dip HRD (from IMP); Writer and Educator. Lecturer in Public Relations and Tutor in Creative Writing at School of Continuing Studies, U.W.I. since 1981, Tutor Playwriting at Jamaica School of Drama, Theatre & Film Critic, Gleaner Company Ltd. Organizations: Member of Executive Children’s Writers Circle; Press Association of Jamaica, Jamaica Committee for Children’s Literature, Jamaica Historical Society. Born: Four Paths, Clarendon, September 13, 1943, son of Carol Reckord, Agricultural Journalist and Consultant and Kathleen Douglas-Reckord. Educated: Kingston College, Carleton University. Career: Journalist since 1962, Worked with Daily Gleaner, Theatre Critic 1973-81, The Beacon, Public Relations Officer at Alpart, Editor, The Beacon in Montego Bay; Journalist, Ja. Daily News; PRO , UWI; Teacher, Kingston College and St. Andrew High School; Lecturer, C.A.S.T., PRO Scientific Research Council. Awards: Centenary Medal Institute of Jamaica 1979, Hon. Fellow International Writing Programme University of Iowa 1985. Prime Minister’s Award for Playwriting (Short Play) for “Jamaica 21 Playwriting”. Publications: Numerous stories, poems, plays published; some plays produced on stage and television; hundreds of radio sketches broadcast. Divorced 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: The Theatre, Writing, Movies, Reading. Motto: “Try to Make the World a better Place”. Address: (business) 7 North Street, Kingston; (residence) Green Acres, St. Catherine.

REDPATH, John Ansell, J.P.; Planter. Deputy Managing Director Lydford Farms Ltd. since 1980. Born: Fontabelle, Trelawny, September 1, 1920 son of the late William Henry Redpath and Viola Evelyn Scully-Redpath. Educated: Munro College, Jamaica School of Agriculture, Graham School for Cattlemen (Kansas U.S.A.). Career: Commissioned Officer in the Royal Air Force 1942-51; represented Great Britain in Athletics 1948 and 1949 (Pole Vaulting); 15 years with the W.I. Sugar Company Frome and Monymusk; Farms Manager with Reynolds Metals Company up to February 1, 1980. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Phyllis Marjorie Crichton, July 3, 1976; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Tennis, Cricket, Football, (sports in general), Stamp Collecting. Clubs: Ocho Rios, Reynolds. Address: (business) Midland Enterprises Ja. Ltd., Lydford P.O., St. Ann. Tel. 974-2540-2; (residence) Shaw Park Gardens, c/o Danny McKay, Ocho Rios.

REDWOOD, Lloyd George, J.P., Pharmacist; Managing Director City Plaza Pharmacy, Port Antonio, Portland since December, 1973. Director Portland Development Corp., Fairy Hill Plaza Associates Ltd., “Pharm-Link” (designated Co.). Organizations: Executive Member Pharmaceutical Society of Jamaica; 1st Vice President, Portland Chamber of Commerce, Titchfield High School P.T.A.; Chairman J.A.M.A.L. Portland Parish Committee; Treasurer, Office of Disaster Preparedness; Member of the Friends of Port Antonio Public Hospital; Board Member, Passley Garden Teachers’ College, Portland Credit Union; Born: Martin District, Albany P.O., St. Mary, July 31, 1938; son of Harold Sam Redwood, Retired Agronomist and Kathleen Davidson-Redwood. Educated: Merl Grove High School, Kingston Public Hospital Dispensary. Career: Certified Registered Pharmacist, June 1962, 1 year as Pharmacist at Oxford and York Pharmacy, Drug Sales Representative. at Hercules Agencies for 2 years, then Warner-Lambert Drug Co. as Area Representative up to 1968 (Local Dist. H.D. Hopwood and Co. Ltd.); Drug Manufacturing Co. Booker B.D.H. Kingston 5 years (later changed hands to Glaxo Int.,) justify Booker 1973 and started own Pharmacy in Port Antonio. Awards: Community Pharmacist Award by the Pharmaceutical Society of Jamaica. Denomination: United Church of Jamaica. Married: Valerie May Lewis, August 1, 1981; 1 daughter. Interests: Swimming, Community Affairs, Good Debate or Conversation. Motto: Love, Tolerance and Understanding enhance Peace. Address: City Plaza Pharmacy Ltd., Port Antonio P.O.; Tel. 993-2620/3509.

REID, Rt. Rev. Alfred F. Charles, B.D., M.Ed.; Anglican Bishop. Bishop Suffragan, Montego Bay since 1980. Born: Mile Gully, Manchester, September 30, 1937, son of Sidney Reid and Marie Knight-Reid (both dec’d). Educated: St. Peter’s College, Jamaica, St. Augustine’s College (Canterbury, England); St. George’s College, Jerusalem Israel; Episcopal Theological School, Cambridge Mass., Boston College (Chestnut Hill, Mass.). Career: Clerk Alcan 1956-58, Curate St. James Parish Church 1956-58, Curate, St. James Parish Church 1965, In charge Lucea Parish Church 1965, Rector of Vere 1967-71, Rector of Stony Hill (St. Jude’s) 1971-78. Chaplain, Welfare Officer, Education Officer, Jamaica Defence Force 1978-80. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Gloria Clare Morrison, November 19, 1966; 2 sons, 1 daughter. Address: (business) The Office of the Suffragan Bishop, St. Claver’s Avenue, Montego Bay. Tel. 952-4963; (residence) 8 Morningside Drive, Montego Bay. Tel. 952-2933.

REID, Rev. Clarence Samuel, O.D., J.P., B.D., M.A.; Minister of Religion; Minister Calvary Baptist Church since 1969. Organizations: Chairman Board of Governors Montego Bay High School. Executive Member Jamaica Baptist Union, Continuation Committee Caribbean Conference of Churches. Formerly Executive Member Baptist World Alliance, Vice President, Baptist World Alliance 1995-2000. Chairman Board of Governors William Knibb High School, Westwood High School, United Theological College of the West Indies. Born: Dumphries, St. James, July 7, 1936. Educated: Unity Primary School, Calabar College, Oxford University. Career: Pastor Moss Side Baptist Church (Manchester, England) 1962-65; Bethany Circuit Baptist Churches (St. Ann) 1965-67; Chaplain Calabar High School 1967-69; President Jamaica Council of Churches 1975-77; Independent Member, Jamaican Senate 1972-76 also 1983-88; Member, Teachers Service Commission, Member National Advisory Council on Crime and Justice 1984-89. Awards: Certificate of Merit for outstanding work as a priest. Gleaner Honour Awards 1980. Publications: Numerous articles on Public Affairs; Church Morality and Democracy, 1988; Samuel Sharpe - From Slave to National Hero, 1989. Denomination: Baptist. Married: Carmen Charlotte Reeves, September 10, 1960; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Swimming, Walking, Music, Public and International Affairs. Club: Montego Bay Rotary. Address: (business), Montego Bay. Tel. 952-4375; (residence) P.O. Box 114, Montego Bay.

REID, Dorothy Eva, Banker. Manager Private Banking Division, Eagle Merchant Bank since March 1992. Born: St. Ann’s Bay, Jamaica, December 24, 1930, daughter of Ralph Darrel Streadwick, Superintendent St. Ann Parochial Board, and Doris Eva Rerrie-Streadwick (both dec’d). Educated: Private Tutor, St. Hilda’s Diocesan High School, Bank Courses in Management, Marketing and Sales, University of the West Indies Course in Construction Project Management. Career: Joined Barclays Bank D.C.O. January 1949, various junior and supervisory positions until 1965, Accountant Union Square 1965-67, Accountant Matilda’s Corner 1967-69, Manager Constant Spring 1969-72, Assistant Manager, 54 King Street 1972-76, Manager Duke Street 1977, Manager Harbour Street 1977-81, National Commercial Mortgage and Trust Ltd. Feb. – Dec. 1981, National Commercial Bank, Matilda’s Corner Manager, 1982-86; Senior Manager National Commercial Bank, Head Office 1986-89. Awards: Pioneer Woman First Female Bank Manager in Jamaica 1969. Denomination: Anglican. Married: John Patrick Fitzherbert Reid, July 5, 1953; 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Reading, Gardening. Address: 5 Garden Close, Kingston 8. Tel. 927-4416.

REID, Gregory Carl, LL.B. (Hons.); Attorney-at-Law and Industrial Relations Consultant; Founding Partner, Ziadie,Saunders and Reid. President Jamaica Red Cross Society since 1986. Partner Myers Fletcher and Gordon, Manton and Hart. Director Solnar Ltd., Consumer Leasing Ltd., Securities Ltd., Seramco Ltd., F.S.C. Management Services. Organizations: Convenor Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Commercial and Industrial Law; Deputy Chairman Prime Minister’s Disaster Fund Allocations Committee. Born: Duanvale, Trelawny, April 11, 1950, son of Vincent Reid, Agronomist and Mae Reid, Teacher. Educated: Morris Knibb Prep. School;Wolmers Boys School; University of the West Indies. Career: Myers, Fletcher and Gordon, Manton and Hart as an Associate since 1977, became Partner in 1982; Legal Advisor Jamaica Red Cross Society,1982, Chairman Special Projects 1983, Member Finance Committee 1984, Chairman Status and Regulations Committee, Member Raffle Committee, First Vice-President 1984-85. Publications: An Appraisal of the Jamaica Labour Relations and Disputes Act in Lawyer of the Americas 1976. Married: Rodina Herbert, December 20, 1975; 3 sons. Interests: Volunteer Service. Address: (business) 19 Eureka Crescent, Kingston 5; Tel. 929-6595, 929-6597; (residence) 7 Karachi Avenue, Kingston 6.

REID, Lawrence Hubert Edmond, B.Sc. (Econ.), M.A., Ph.D.; Head Research and Higher Degrees Sect. School of Education University of the West Indies, Formerly Professor of Psychological Measurement, Administrator, University Health Services, Mona since 1982. Foundation Member Caribbean Examinations Council, Director Board of Masthead Foundation of Alcan, Board of Unitas Jamaica Ltd. Organizations: Vice-Chairman Bethlehem Teachers’ College Board, Member St. Hugh’s High School Board of Governors, Chairman Teachers Service Commission, Past Master Lodge Mico of Scottish Freemasons. Born: Walderston, Manchester, Jamaica, May 2, 1916, son of George Reid, Farmer, and Ellen Davey-Reid. Educated: Mizpah School, Mico College, London and Princeton Universities. Career: Head of various Primary Schools, Principal Education Officer Ministry of Education. Publications: Educational tests for children from deprived environments 1969. Innovations in Early Childhood Education 1974, School and Environmental Factors in Jamaica 1977. Several series of tests of mental ability and school achievement published by Hodder and Stoughton, Educational Research and The New Societies 1974, An Evaluation of C.A.D.E.C. 1978, Report on Organization of American States Sub-Regional Conference on the Transfer of Technology in Education 1978. Denomination: Moravian. Married: Myrtle Smith July 1943; 2 sons. Interests: Choral Music, Gardening. Clubs: Director St. Andrew Rotary Club, Master Lodge Mico of Scottish Freemasons. Address: (business) University Health Services, Mona. Tel. 927-0774; (residence) “Windfield”, Forest Hills, P.O. Box 225, Kingston 10.

REID, Roy, Artist since 1964. Organizations: Member of the Jamaica Artists and Craftsmen Guild. Born: Portland, December 21, 1937 son of Gerald Reid, Farmer, and Cassandra Reid (dec’d). Educated: Seaside Secondary in Portland. Career: Farmer 1949-64; Exhibitions at National Gallery of Jamaica in all National exhibitions since 1972; 4 works included in the Jamaican Intuitives shown in the English Speaking Union (Edinburgh), Commonwealth Institute, London, Wolverhampton Art Gallery. Creative Works: Orange Lane Fire, Landlord City, Bright Star Sister Warns. Group Exhibitions: Eight Jamaican Primitives, Havana, Cuba 1976;The Intuitive Eye, National Gallery of Jamaica 1979; Jamaican Intuitives, Art Gallery, Commonwealth Institute and Wolverhampton Art Gallery, U.K. 1986; Three persons Exhibitions Makonde Gallery, Kingston 1986; Fifteen Intuitives National Gallery of Jamaica 1987; Group Exhibitions annually Mutual Life Gallery 1985-90. One Person Exhibitions: Serendipity, Kingston 1978; Pegasus Hotel 1981; Bolivar Gallery 1982; The Mutual Life Gallery 1987; Bolivar Gallery 1988; The Mutual Life Gallery 1990. Awards: Musgrave Bronze Medal for contribution to Arts. Children: 3 sons. Interests: Reading, Writing, Photography, Cycling, Dominoes, Playing the guitar. Address: 74 Grass Quit Glades, Kingston 11.

REID, Wayne Godfrey, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., M.J.I.M., M.ASCE. Civil/Structural Engineer. Director Jentech Consultants Ltd. since 1975, Jamaica Engineering and Technical Services Ltd., Jets Metfab. Ltd. Organizations: Member, Jamaica Institute of Engineers, Institution of Civil Engineers (London); Past Secretary General, Council of Caribbean Engineering Organizations; Past Executive Member Commonwealth Engineers Council. Born: Mandeville, September 2, 1945 son of Lawrence H.E. Reid, Former Professor of Education U.W.I. and Myrtle I. Smith-Reid (dec’d). Educated: Primary Schools, Calabar High School, St. Georges College, University of Waterloo (Ontario, Canada). Career: Teaching and Research Fellow University of Waterloo 1967-72; Engineer Public Works Department Jamaica 1972-73; Chief Engineer P.W.D. 1973-75. Awards: Open Scholar U.W.I. 1963. Denomination: Moravian. Married: Janice Celia Miles July 4, 1970, 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Cricket, Music, Reading, Squash, Snorkelling. Club: Liguanea. Address: (business) 14A Hope Road, Kingston 10. Tel. 926-2201-2; (residence) 9 Shaker Way, P.O. Box 501, Kingston 10.

REPOLE, Herbert Denham, B.Arch., Architect, Principal, Repole Architects, Planners since 1983. Organizations: Past President, Jamaica Institute of Architects 1972-1974; Member, Board of Directors, United Way of Jamaica, Council Member, Caribbean School of Architects Chairman, Jamaica National Heritage Trust; Executive Board Member, Pan American Federation of Architects Associations 1975-1979; Hon. Member, Columbian Society of Architects 1976; Member, Jamaica Institute of Management; Hon. Member, Mexican Society of Architects. Born: St. Andrew, November 6, 1934; son of H.E. Repole, Building Contractor, and Ida-Chloe Repole, Housewife. Educated: Wolmer’s Boy’s School; McGill University; University of Manitoba. Career: ;McMorris Sibley Robinson 1964-67; Established H. D. Repole Associates April 1967; Restructured Repole Architects, Planners 1982. Awards: Governor General’s Award of Merit for Architectural Design 1972-83; Winner Competition for Monument to National Heroes George William Gordon & Paul Bogle 1965; Winner Competition for Monument to National Hero Norman Washington Manley 1970. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Dahlia Winsome; 2 sons, 2 daughters. Interests: Poetry, Art, Sailing. Clubs: Liguanea, Royal Yacht. Address: (business) RAP, 32 Lady Musgrave Road, Kingston 5; Tel. 978-3435-7.

REYNOLDS, Lancelot Fitzgerald, J.P., F.C.A.; Chartered Accountant. General Manager Jamaica National Building Society since 1977. Director Jamaica National Building Society, National Employers Mutual Ltd., National Commercial Bank of Ja. Ltd., National Building Society of Cayman. Organizations: Council Member, Building Societies Association of Jamaica , Associate Member The Institute of Taxation, Member, The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Jamaica, Member, Caribbean Association of Building Societies and Housing Financial Institutions; Deputy Chairman, Kingston Technical High School. Born: St. James, Jamaica, October 6, 1934, son of Leonard A. Reynolds and Amy Green-Reynolds. Educated: Kingston Technical High School, Westminister College, London University. Career: Partner Touche Ross & Co., 1968-73. Denomination: United Church. Married: Elsa Eugenie Wilson, September 21, 1963; 2 daughters. Interests: Tennis, Music. Clubs: Kiwanis of Kingston, Liguanea. Address: (business) 2-4 Constant Spring Road, Kingston 10. Tel. 926-1344; (residence) P.O. Box 1013, Kingston 8.

REYNOLDS, Milverton, B.Sc. Mgnt Studies, M.B.A. Finance, Dip. Urban Studies.; Company Executive. Managing Director National Housing Trust since 1990. Director Sugar Industry Housing Ltd., National Housing Trust, Metropolitan Parks & Markets. Born: Treasure Beach, St Elizabeth, May 11, 1949, son of Herman Reynolds, Tailor, and Mirian Ruby Reynolds, Registered Nurse. Educated: Munro College, University of the West Indies, McGill University, University of London. Career: Jamaica Citizen’s Bank 1971-72; Commercial Banking Officer, Workers Saving & Loan Bank 1974; Project Management & Appraisal, National Housing Trust 1976-80; Real Estate Development & Project Development, Life of Jamaica 1980-85; Aerocon Group of Companies 1987-90. Awards: Royal Bank Scholarship to UWI 1968, Canadian Commonwealth Scholarship 1972. Denomination: Anglican. Divorced: 3 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Reading, Tennis, Squash, Jogging. Club: Liguanea. Address: (business) 4 Park Boulevard, Kingston 5. Tel. 926-7165; (residence) Apt. #20, 1 Waterworks Road, Kingston 8.

RHONE, Trevor Dane, C.D., Dip. Speech and Drama. Playwright and Director. Playwright since 1968. Director Knuts Production. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, March 24, 1940, son of the late Hezekiah Rhone, Farmer, and Rosamond McCalla-Rhone. Educated: Beckford and Smith’s School, Rose Bruford College. Career: Actor in the United Kingdom; Co-founder Barn Theatre, Jamaica, Co-Screen Writer of the 1st Jamaican movie – “The Harder they Come”. Resident Playwright Barn Theatre. Lecturer at various Schools, Colleges and Universities. Awards: Commander of the Order of Distinction. Publications: Old Story Time and other plays - Longman; Two can Play, published by K.E.T. books and Longman; Screen Play adapted for movie Milk and Honey. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Camella King, March 1975; 1 daughter. Interests: Cricket, Badminton. Address: 1 Haining Mews, Kingston 5. Tel. 926-4756.

RICHARDS, Earl Anthony, B.Sc.; Civil Engineer, Managing Director Phoenix Construction Co. Ltd. since 1983. Chairman Jamaica Public Service Co Ltd., The Electricity Authority, St. Catherine Re-Development Co. Ltd., Hellshire Bay Development Co. Ltd. Organizations: Member Jamaica Institution of Engineers, Jamaica Institute of Management Board Member Shortwood Teachers College, Caymanas Development Co. Ltd., Charter Member Kingston Downtown Rotary Club. Born: Old Harbour, St. Catherine, January 19, 1945; son of the late Clifford R. Richards and Gwendolyn E. Fletcher. Educated: Clarendon College, University of Toronto. Career: Structural Engineer Benghiat Associates 1969-70; Structural Engineer McMorris Sibley Robinson 1971-73; Project Engineer Douglas Pearce Engineers Limited 1974-75; Project Manager, Project Director, General Manager National Development Agency Limited 1975-81; Managing Director Project and Construction Management Associates Limited 1981-83. Denomination: United Church of Jamaica & Grand Cayman. Married: Angella Elaine Robinson, October 31, 1970; 3 daughters. Interests: Lawn Tennis, Swimming, Reading. Club: Rotary Downtown Kingston. Address: (business) 9A Retirement Crescent, Kingston 5. Tel. 929-1324/6, 929-7871.

RICHARDS, Selvin Barrington, Company Director. Chairman R.A.D.A., Coffee Development Officer Northern Region, Director, F.I.D.C.O. Board. Organizations: Chairman, Portland Authority; Born: Iron River, St. Andrew, March 19, 1942; son of Randolph Richards, Farmer, and Violet Moore, Housewife. Educated: St. Theresa’s Primary School; Sheffield University; College of Technology; Dept. of Extra Mural Studies, University of the West Indies. Career: Forest Department 1965; Logging Supervisor, Forest Industries Development Co. Ltd. 1981; Managing Director, Diamond Consultant Ltd. 1984. Denomination: Baptist. Married: Irene Estena Lawrence, December 2, 1967; 2 sons, 2 daughters. Interests: Swimming, Dancing, Cricket. Address: (business) Buff Bay P.O., Portland. Tel. 993-3731; (residence) Diamond Ridge, Buff Bay, Portland.

RICKARDS, Bruce Errol Anthony, C.D., J.P. Retired January 1994. Chairman, Harbour Cold Stores Ltd., Agro Grace Ltd., Director, Fish Importers Ltd., Paper Processors Ltd., Medi-Grace Ltd. Organizations: Past President, Importers & Distributors Association of Jamaica; Past President, Jamaica Chamber of Commerce; Past Chairman, National Aids Committee of Jamaica, Chairman, Jamaica/America Medical Assistance Committee. Born: Spanish Town, April 12, 1930, son of John Frederick Rickards and Edna Packer-Rickards (both dec’d). Educated: Half Way Tree Primary School; Kingston College. Career: Clerk, Agricultural Loan Society’s Board 1947-51; Grace Kennedy & Co. Ltd. 1951-93. Awards: Prime Minister’s Medal 1983; Order of Distinction (Commander) 1985. Married: Marjorie Elizabeth Fennell, April 28, 1956; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Community Service, Reading, T.V. Watching and Sports . Clubs: Kingston Cricket, Liguanea. Address: (residence) 40 Graham Heights, Kingston 8.

RICKETTS, Herman Emanuel, C.D., Lt. Royal Victorian Order; Commissioner of Police (Ret’d). Born: Lances Bay, Hanover, 9th May, 1931, son of the late Oswald Ricketts, Businessman,and Winnifred Reid, Housewife. Educated: Lances Bay School; St. George’s College (Ext.); Trained in the United Kingdom (Hendon) 1965, United States (IPA) 1968; University of the West Indies 1969; Paris-Interpol 1976. Career: Joined Jamaica Constabulary Force in 1951; served in the Crime Investigation Branch to rank of Detective Inspector 1953-69; Uniformed Officer 1970-75, C.B. officer 1975-77; Uniformed Officer since 1977; Chairman Police Credit Union 1965-75; League board member for 3 years. Married: Cevel Barham, August 31, 1957; 2 sons, 1 daughter. Denomination: United Church. Interests: Reading, The Theatre, Concerts (both choral and instrumental). Club: Kiwanis. Address: The Atrium, 32 Trafalgar Road, Kingston 10.

RICKETTS, Mark Ronnell, B.Sc. (Econ. Hons.); Economist, Editor and Publisher Money Index since 1985. Director, Supreme Printers and Publishers, Compton Elliott and Ashley, Security Unit and Real Estate Trust. Born: Kingston, April 8, 1943, son of Lena Ricketts, retired Teacher. Educated: Half Way Tree Primary School, Calabar High School, Jamaica College, University of the West Indies. Career: Economic Consultant Fraser Institute (British Columbia, Canada )1975-78; Chief Economist Vancouver Board of Trade, Canada 1978-81; Senior Lecturer College of Arts, Science and Technology 1981-84; Managing Director Security Brokers 1984-86, Ex-Deputy Chairman Jamaica Stock Exchange. Awards: University of the West Indies Award for contribution to Journalism and Debating Society; Millon Dollar Round Table Award as a Life Underwriter with North American Life Assurance Company 1968. Publications: Co-authored book on Money Market published by McLean Hunter (Canada); An Examination of Critical Trade Skills in British Columbia 1978, An Evaluation of Canada’s Energy Programme 1979. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Rosanna Elaine Beek, June 21, 1986; 4 sons . Interests: Dominoes, Reading. Clubs: Jamaica, Liguanea. Address: (business) Money Index, 4 Caledonia Crescent,Kingston 5; Tel. 968-1279; (residence) 46 Forsythe Drive, Kingston 6.

RISDEN-HUNTER, WINNIFRED; B.A. (Hons.) UCWI (Lond). B. Litt. (Oxon); Communications Consultant, Managing Director, WRH & Assoc. since 1989. Director, Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation, Habitat for Humanity; Member Editorial Advisory Committee, Jamaica Observer, Breakfast Club, KLAS Radio. Organizations: Director, Terrace Restaurants Ltd. Born: Chapleton, Jamaica, daughter of Manley Risden and Amy Risden (both dec’d) Educated: Wolmers Girls’ School, University College of the West Indies, Oxford University. Career: Lecturer in English, University of the West Indies 1965-70; Director of Public Relations, Jamaica Tourist Board 1973-77; Communications Consultant (private practice) 1977-81; Press Secretary to Prime Minister 1982-84; Executive Director, Jamaica Information Service 1984-89. Awards: University College of the West Indies - Student of the Year 1957, Dulverton Post-graduate Scholarship 1960; Commander of the Order of Distinction 1988. Married: Dr. Lloyd B. Hunter 1977. Interests: Reading, Conversation, Art, the Theatre, Writing. Address: (business) W.R.H. & Assoc. Ltd., 22G Old Hope Road, Kingston 5. Tel. 929-9304.

RITCH, Dawn Helen, B.A.; company director and columnist. Executive chairman and managing director, Ritch & Associates Ltd.Organizations: Member, Advertising Agencies Association of Jamaica. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica, West Indies, December 29, 1950, daughter of Royce M. Ritch and the late Gertrude Isabel (Dolce) Gayle-Ritch, retired manufacturers. Educated: Wolmer’s High School for Girls; Trent University (Ontario, Canada). Career: Journalist, company director, Columnist with The Sunday Gleaner. Awards: Trent University Scholarship for Academic Excellence 1970. Denomination: Anglican. Interests: Reading, boating, fine arts. Address: (business) Ritch and Associates, 3 Duke Street, Kingston; Tel. 922-6051, 922-6001; (residence) 1F Waterloo Avenue, Kingston 10.

ROACHE, Keith Lawton, Ph.D., M.Sc., B.Sc. Chairman ADC Group of Companies, National Cane Products Ltd., Director, National Rums of Jamaica Ltd. Organizations: Share Trustee-Jamaica Banana Producers Association; Member Board of Governors College of Agriculture Born: Jamaica, October 3, 1935; son of Louis Lawton Roache, Farmer and Delcy May Roache, Housewife (both dec’d). Educated: McGill University; Iowa State University. Career: Senior Livestock Officer, Government of Jamaica 1960-67; Agricultural Adviser, Barclay’s Bank International 1967-77; Agricultural Adviser, National Commercial Bank Ja. Ltd. 1977-78; Consultant, UNDP/ The (CARICOM) Caribbean Regional Food Plan Project, February-June 1979; State Animal Husbandry Extension Specialist & Associate Professor of Animal Science, Lincoln University, Missouri August-December 1979; Director, International Programmes, Lincoln University January 1980-May 1981; Managing Director, Agricultural Credit Bank of Jamaica 1981-1984. Managing Director, Jamaica Agricultural Development Foundation 1984-93. Awards: Jamaica Agricultural Scholarship 1955; McDonald silver medal for meritorious contribution to Student Council, Gold Medal for outstanding contribution as director of Publications. Fellow of the Ja. Society for Agricultural Sciences. Publications: Co-Author of The Extent of Selection for Milk-Yield Among Cows of the Jamaica Hope Breed, and Production Characteristics of the Jamaica Hope Breed both in Journal of Agricultural Science Vol. 44 (1970); An Evaluation of Jamaica Hope Bulls in Journal of Agricultural Science Vol. 74 (1961) and Body Measurements and Their Use in Predicting Milk Production in Journal of Dairy Science Vol. 44 Denomination: Christian. Married: Ada Loraine Summers, March 2, 1976. Interests: Tennis, Horse Racing. Club: Rotary St. Andrew North. Address: (residence) 20 Norbrook Road, KIngston 8.

ROBERTS, Carl Anthony, B.A., Dip.Mgmt.; Company Executive, Vice President Victoria Mutual Building Society since 1987. Director, Building Society Credit Union, Hurescon Ltd. (Consultants). Organizations: Chairman, Building Society Training Committee, Officer, Rotary Club of Spanish Town. Part-time Lecturer, U.W.I., J.I.M., Admin. Staff College; Seminar Leader, Presenter Personnel I.R. Born: Spanish Town, December 24, 1939; son of Croney V. Roberts, Retired Traffic Manager, J.R.C., and Edna Roberts, Retired Teacher. Educated: Kingston College; University of Western Ontario; University of the West Indies. Career: Audit Officer, Admin. Officer, Planner, Government of Jamaica; Personnel Officer, Caribbean Steel Co.; Employee Relations Manager, Branch Manager, Assistant General Manager, Victoria Mutual Building Society. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Maureen E. King (Deceased), September 1, 1965; 2 daughters. Interests: Reading, Spectator Sports, Gourmet Cooking. Club: Rotary Club of Spanish Town. Address: (business) VMBS, 8-10 Duke Street, Kingston; Tel. 922-9410-20; 922-5751; (residence) Box 907, Kingston 8.

ROBERTS, Christopher Stephen, J.P., C.A.; Chartered Accountant Financial Manager/Director The Gleaner Company Ltd. since 1974. Director, Independent Radio Co. Ltd., the Media Association Ja. Ltd., Trafalgar Development Bank Ltd., Sangster’s Book Stores Ltd. and the Inter American Press Association. Born: Jamaica, February 15, 1940, son of Vernon Leslie Roberts, retired Banker, and Daisy Dacosta-Roberts (both dec’d). Educated: Jamaica College. Career: Manager Sugar Manufacturers Association 1964-75, Group Financial Controller, Crown Continental Merchant Bank 1974. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Jill Marion Puttnam, August 22, 1964; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Tennis, Swimming, Bridge. Clubs: Liguanea, Jamaica. Address: (business) The Gleaner Company Ltd., 7 North Street, Kingston. Tel. 922-3400; (residence) 12 Millsborough Avenue, Kingston 6.

ROBERTS, George Woodrow, B.Sc.Econ., D.Sc.Econ., University of London. Demographer. Professor of Demography, Department of Sociology, U.W.I. since 1965. Born: Grenada, November 12, 1918, son of the late William M.A. Roberts, Engineer, and Henrietta K. Roberts, Housewife. Educated: London University; Columbia University. Career: Vital Statistics Adviser, Development and Welfare Organisation, Barbados 1950-58; Vital Statistics Officer, Federal Government of the West Indies, Trinidad 1958-61; Senior Lecturer, Dept. of Sociology, University of the West Indies 1961-65; Director, United Nations Demographic Training and Research Unit, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka 1979-81. Awards: 30th Anniversary Award of the Barbados Family Planning Association for services rendered to that organisation since its inception 1985; Caribbean Review Award at 14th Int’l Meeting of Caribbean Studies Assocn. Barbados, May 1989. Publications: Monographs & Special Studies: The Population of Jamaica Cambridge 1957, reprinted 1979; with D.O. Mills Study of External Migration Affecting Jamaica 1953-1955 Kingston 1957; The Demographic Position of the Caribbean (with evidence), C’ttee on Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives, Study of Population and Immigration Problems, Special Series 6, Washington 1963; Fertility Background Paper for Fertility Sessions, World Population Conference, Belgrade, U.N. 1965; with S.A. Sinclair, D. Powell, B. Boland and L. Hewitt, Recent Population Movements in Jamaica CICRED Series, Paris 1974; Fertility and Mating in Four West Indian Populations (Introduction by D.V.Glass), ISER, U.W.I., Kingston 1975; with S.A. Sinclair, Women in Jamaica: Patterns of Reproduction and Family (Introduction by Vera Rubin), Kraus Thomson, New York 1978; with staff of DTRU, Demographic Atlas of Sri Lanka Demographic Training & Research Unit, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, 1980; with E. Jean Baptiste The Population of St. Lucia 1980 Round of Caribbean Censuses, CARICOM, 1988; with Valerie Nam Study of Internal Migraton affecting Jamaica, 1980 Round of Censuses, CARICOM, 1989. Numerous papers in Professional Journals, papers contributed to International and other Conferences between 1954 and 1989. Married: Sonja Sinclair, September 1984; 1 son. Interests: Photography. Address: Dept. of Sociology, U.W.I., Kingston 7; (residence) 15 Waterloo Mews, Kingston 10; Tel. 926-1654.

ROBERTSON, Amy Blanche, F.L.A., Dip.Ed.; Librarian/Documentalist, Faculty of Education U.W.I. since 1972. Born: Great Valley, Hanover, August 26, 1926; daughter of Alfred McCourtie, Farmer, and Maud McCourtie, Housewife (both dec’d). Educated: Montego Bay High School; Loughborough College; University of the West Indies. Career: Librarian, St. James Parish Library 1946-62; Principal Librarian, Jamaica Library Service 1962-72; Librarian/Documentalist. Awards: Centenary Medal of the Institute of Jamaica. Publications: Select Bibliography of Education in the Commonwealth Caribbean. Denomination: Baptist. Married: Judson Robertson, October 2, 1952; 2 daughters. Interests: Gardening, Denominational Work, Reading, Classical Music, Nature. Address: (business) Faculty of Education, U.W.I., Kingston 6; (residence) 1 Hobart Road, Kingston 5.

ROBERTSON, Fred K.A., Dip. Ag. Sc., Dip. Admin., Cert. Bus. Studies, Business Executive. Mortgage Controller, Jamaica National Building Society since 1989. Organization: Administrative Management Society. Born: St. Mary, April 12, 1936, son of the late Osmond Robertson, Farmer, and Beryl Ferguson, Housewife. Educated: Jamaica School of Agriculture, College of Arts, Science and Technology, University of the West Indies. Career: Agricultural Assistant 1959-60; 4H Club Organiser 1960; Community Development Officer 1960-68; Personnel Manager Colgate Palmolive 1968-72; Marketing Manager National Saving Co. 1972-79; Jamaica National Building Society 1979-91. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Avil Beryl Scudder, December 21, 1963; 3 daughters. Interests: Cricket, Domino, Gardening. Club: Liguanea. Address: (business) 2-4 Constant Spring Road, Kingston 10. Tel. 926-1344-9; (residence) 7 Widcombe Avenue, Kingston 8.

ROBERTSON, Hon. Paul Douglas, B.Sc., M.Sc., M.A., Ph.D; Minister of Industry, Investment & Commerce since January 1995. Prior to his appointment to this Ministry he served as Minister of Foreign Affairs & Foreign Trade, Minister of the Public Service and Minister of Information & Culture. Senator from February 1989-93. General Secretary Peoples National Party since 1983. Managing Director Cold Spring Limited. Organizations: Member managing committee Newcastle Blue Mountain Coffee Growers Co-operative, Electoral Advisory Committee. Born: St. Andrew, July 7, 1946, son of the late Cyril A. Robertson and Dorothy E. Robertson, Teacher. Educated: Mount Industry Primary, York Castle High, Oberlin High, Jamaica College, University of the West Indies, University of Michigan. Career: Teacher Oberlin High School 1965 and 1968; Lecturer University of the West Indies 1968-69, University of Michigan 1971-72, University of the West Indies 1973-74, Howard University 1974-76; Special Assistant to the Prime Minister 1978, Chairman J.A.M.A.L. Foundation 1978, Deputy General Secretary for Administration People’s National Party 1978-80; Special Assistant to Prime Minister Feb. - Oct. 1980; Research Assistant to Michael Manley 1981-82. Publications: “Party Organization in Jamaica” Social and Economic Studies. Vol. 21 No. 1, March 1972, “Attitudes of Senior Civil Servants in Jamaica,” Social and Economic Studies, June 1974; “Ruling Class Attitudes in Jamaica”; “The Bureaucratic Component in The Commonwealth Caribbean Into the Seventies”, Singham A.W. (ed) Centre of the Developing Area Studies, McGill Univ. Montreal 1975. Married: Carlene Amelia Kerlew, January 1982; 2 daughters. Religion: Christian. Interests: Jogging, Sports in general. Address: (business)36 Trafalgar Road, PCJ Building, Kingston 10; (residence) Cold Spring, Newcastle.

ROBINSON, Adrian Amery Constantine; Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, The Marketing Counsellors Ltd. (Advertising Agents) since January 1987. Organizations: Mason, (Jamaica College Old Boys’ Lodge), Chairman, National Arboretum Foundation. Born: Blackstonedge, St. Ann, May 22, 1935, son of Alan Alexander Robinson, and Florette Alma Bell-Robinson. Educated: Clarendon College; Jamaica College. Career: Former Programme Manager, Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation; General Manager, Gerry Dunlop Associates (Advertising); Chairman, C.G.R. Communication Ltd. 1971-75; Director of Tourism 1975-78. Married: Janine Wylder, October 1, 1979; 2 sons, 5 daughters. Clubs: Kingston Cricket, Liguanea, Caymanas Golf. Address: (business) The Marketing Counsellors Ltd., 15A Lady Musgrave Road, Kingston 5; Tel. 927-9583/8565-6; (residence) “Resource”, Irish Town.

ROBINSON, Albert Edward, M.B., B.S., M.P.H.; Medical Practitioner. Medical Officer (Health) Clarendon since 1967. Organizations: Member Clarendon Chamber of Commerce, Association of General Medical Practitioners, Medical Association of Jamaica, Glenmuir Preparatory School Board. Member, Rotary Club of Jamaica. Born: Hayes, Clarendon, November 22, 1928, son of the late Benjamin J.A. Robinson, Medical Practitioner and Industrialist, and Amy Scudder-Robinson. Educated: Hayes Elementary School, Jamaica College, University of the West Indies, Yale University. Career: Laboratory Technician (Jamaica Govt. Service), U.C.W.I., Assistant Medical Officer Falmouth Hospital, Medical Officer Health (Hanover). Denomination: Anglican. Married: Barbara Frederica Barrett July 20, 1963; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Reading, Music. Address: (business) Clarendon Health Office, May Pen. Tel. 986-2305; (residence) 25 Sevens Road, P.O. Box 72, May Pen. Tel. 986-2408.

ROBINSON, Major Anthony Richard Fitzgerald, Company Director, Managing Director Ryan’s Muffler Co. (1981) Ltd., Plastic and Metal Works(1981) Ltd., Graber Corp. since 1981. Organizations: Immediate Past President Jamaica Manufacturers Association. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica, April 28, 1944, son of Brig. Dunstan F. Robinson, Director Selection Services, and Daisy M. Robinson, Housewife. Educated: Wolmer’s Boys’ School, Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst. Career: Draughtsman, Ministry of Communications and Works 1963; Jamaica Defence Force (attaining the rank of Major in 1973); Office Services Manager and Marketing Manager, Victoria Mutual Building Society 1975-81; Special Asst. Minister of Industry and Commerce 1980-81. Denomination: Anglican. Divorced: 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Tennis, Hockey, Cricket, Photography, Music, Reading. Clubs: Jamaica Officers’, Kingston Cricket. Address: (business) 10 -12 Dunrobin Avenue, Kingston 10. Tel. 924-41297, 925-7417; (residence) 34 Norbrook Acres Drive, Kingston 8.

ROBINSON, Barrington Armstrong, B.A., C.I.A.; Vice President, Finance, Caribbean Cement Co. Chairperson Certified Internal Auditor (C.I.A.) Examinations Institute of Internal Auditors (I.I.A.), Jamaica Chapter. Organizations: Board Member, Y.M.C.A., Advisory Board Alpha Boys School, Management Committee, Portmore HEART Academy, Jamaica Gypsum & Quarries Ltd., Elsie Bemand Trust; Chairman, National Hurdles and Field Events Championships. Born: Kingston, May 23, 1953; son of the late Barrington Robinson, Engineer, and Leanora Robinson (nee Fuller), Retired. Educated: All Saints Primary School; Calabar High School; University of the West Indies. Career: Teacher, Calabar High School 1972-77; Internal Auditor, Jamal Foundation 1979-82; Chief Internal Auditor/Company Secretary, Caribbean Cement Co. Denomination: Roman Catholic. Separated. 1 son. Interests: Sports Athletics (coach), Meeting People, Travelling, Table Tennis, Preservation of Jamaica’s Culture and Classical Music. Clubs: Rotary Club of St. Andrew, Calabar Old Boys Association. Address: (business) Caribbean Cement Company, Box 448 Kingston; (residence) 6 Stillwell Road, P.O.Box 189, Kingston 8.

ROBINSON, Christopher Charles, B.Sc.(Hons.) Mgmt.Studies U.W.I., M.Sc. Acctg. U.W.I. Insurance Manager, General Manager Cuna Mutual Insurance Society since 1985. Director, City of Kingston Coop Credit Union. Organization: Secretary, Wolmer’s Old Boys Association. Born: Kingston, October 10, 1955; son of Aston Robinson, Retired, and Monica Robinson, Retired. Education: Wolmer’s Boy’s School; University of the West Indies. Career: Administrator, Office of Superintendent of Insurance 1977-79; Lecturer, Finance & Accounts College of Training 1979-82; Accounting Manager, Cuna Mutual Insurance Society 1982-85. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Marilyn Bonner, July 26, 1986; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Dominoes, Photography, Cricket. Address: (business) 2a Manhattan Road, Kingston 5; Tel. 929-3570; (residence) 4 Cairncurran Avenue, Kingston 20.

ROBINSON, Dunstan Fitzgerald, Brigadier,C.D., O.B.E., E.D., F.I.M.C., J.P. Retired as Personnel Administrator and Training Co-ordinator KPMG Peat Marwick in 1994, having been Director of Selection Services KPMG Peat Marwick & Partners from 1975-93. Organizations: Director, Jamaica Automobile Association, Vice President Island Council Jamaica Legion (B.C.E.L.), Vice President (Hon.) Scout Association of Jamaica, Hon. Life Member Jamaica Rugby Assn., Member, National Reserve Council, Jamaica Paraplegic Assn., Jamaica Cancer Society, Jamaica Defence Force Welfare Council, Patron Jamaica Motoring Club. Born: Annotto Bay, St. Mary, Jamaica, December 23, 1919, son of the late Dr. Herbert Ulysses Robinson, Optician and Pharmacist, and Mildred Anastasia Magnus-Robinson. Educated: Wolmer’s Boys School, Imperial Defence College. Career: Pharmacist Jamaica Govt. Medical Service 1941-45 (seconded to Competent Authority Drug Division W.E.F. 1943), Member of Jamaica Home Guard 1943-45, Officer Jamaica Combined Cadet Force 1945; Regular Army: 2nd Lt. June, Lt. Dec. 1946, Captain April 1949, Major April 1956, Lt. Colonel April 1963, Colonel Jan. 1973, Brigadier May 1973. Served as Platoon Commander, Adjutant and Company Commander in the Jamaica Regiment, Jamaica, Second-in-Command in 1st Bn. The West India Regiment, Served as Commanding Officer 1st Bn. The Jamaica Regiment, as Senior Staff Officer and Commanding Officer Staff and Service Units, as Deputy Chief of Staff and as Chief of Staff the Jamaica Defence Force. Retired March 1974; Organizing Committee (Protocol and Ceremonial) 9th Central American and Caribbean Games 1962 and 8th Commonwealth Games 1966; Director (Prot.& Cerem.) Commonwealth Wheelchair Games 1966 and Third Pan American Wheelchair Games 1971. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Daisy Marion Spence, April 25, 1943; 4 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Gardening, Reading, Ex-Servicemen’s Welfare, Sports. Clubs: Jamaica Officers’, Jamaica, Kingston Cricket, Kingston Rotary, Jamaica Rifle Asscn., Moore Keys Lodge. Address: 1A Cunningham Avenue, Kingston 6.

ROBINSON, Everard Mayland, Attorney-at-Law; Director, Partners Ltd., Retreat Enterprise Ltd.Born: May 26, 1929. Educated: Ferncourt High School; Lincoln’s Inn, London. Called to the English Bar 1959. Career: Deputy Clerk of the Courts, Clerk of Courts and Resident Magistrate 1947-59; Seconded from Government of Jamaica to Government of Cayman Islands: Stipendiary Magistrate & Judge of Grand Court of Cayman Islands; Legal Adviser to Administrator & ex-officio Member of Cayman Islands Legislature & Executive Committee 1959-61; Resident Magistrate till 1968; Entered Private Practice as Solicitor, St. Ann & St. Mary 1969; Kiwanis Club of Ocho Rios President 1972-73, Board of Governors Moneague Teachers College 1973; Chairman, Board of Trustees Ferncourt High School 1975-77; Past Director, Ocho Rios Chamber of Commerce. Director, Jamaica Tourist Board 1972-73; Past President, Northern Jamaica Law Society; Past Master, Lodge Caledonia (Masonic Order); Gilwel Scout Leader. Listed in Marquis Who is Who World 3rd Edition 1976-77 and Dictionary of International Biographies 1978. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Edma McDougall.June 30, 1956; 1 daughter, 1 son. Interests: Golfing, Bee Farming. Club: Kiwanis Club of Ocho Rios. Address: No. 5 Evelyn Street, Ocho Rios, Box 220, St. Ann; Tel. 974-2453.

ROBINSON, Jeanne Annette, B.Sc., D. Ed. Secretary/ Executive Director, ICWI Group Foundation since 1989; Chairman, Council of Voluntary Social Services; Hon. Sec. Workforce Development Consortium; Hon. Sec. Jamaica Foundations and Corporate Donors; Director, Jamaica Conservation and Development Trust, Director, Environmental Foundation of Jamaica; Director, United Way of Jamaica; Member International Committee Council on Foundations. Organizations: Commonwealth Trust, Assn. of Science & Technology Centres, USA, Florida Association of Museums; Miami Museum of Science; Professional Assn. of Business Women; Assn. of Science Teachers of Jamaica. Born: Jamaica, September 25, 1934, daughter of the late Lister Mair, Insurance Executive, and Nettie Mair. Educated: St Andrew High, Birmingham University, U.K; Galudet College, U.S.A.; University of Washington, University of Arkansas, U.S.A. Career: Head, Science Dept. Immaculate Conception High School; Executive Director Jamaica Association for the Deaf; Executive Director Greater Houston Service for the Learning Impaired; Associate Director SCILS Foundation in Texas. Awards: Jamaica Scholar, International Fellow of Galludet College, Governor General’s Award for Voluntary Service. Hand of Friendship, American Business Women’s Assn, Rotary Award for Community Service, Hon. Life Membership Board of Director’s Partners of the America’s Jamaica Chapter. Chief Publications: Directory of Services for the Handicapped Jamaica; Hearsayings Quarterly Newsletter (Houston, Texas); Special Education Needs in the Caribbean (O.A.S.); Distance Teaching in Education (USAID); Philanthropy & its Development – A Jamaican Case Study; Corporate Support for Third Sector Development, Jamaica. Ford Foundation Report; The Director of Donors, Jamaica. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Edward Robinson, July 20, 1957; 2 daughters. Interests: Travel, Collectibles, Reading. Club: Liguanea. Address: (business) ICWI Group Foundation, 2 St Lucia Avenue, Kingston 5. Tel. 926-3230/1; Fax 968-3884.

ROBINSON, Hon. Joyce Lilieth, C.D., O.J., M.B.E., F.L.A., LL.D.; Librarian, Administrator, Managing Director H.E.A.R.T. Trust since August 1982. Organizations: Director, Mutual Security Trust Foundation, Chairman, Girls’Town Education Committee, Member Jamaica Institute of Management, Chairman National Council on Libraries, Archives and Documentation Services; Board of Management National Library of Jamaica; Vice-Chairman U.N.E.S.C.O. International Advisory Committee on Documentation/Libraries and Archives, since 1975; Vice-President International Council of Adult Education; Member Council of Institute of Jamaica, U.N.E.S.C.O. National Commission, Board F.I.S.H., Exec Community College, St. Hugh’s High School; Patron Donald Quarrie Secondary School. Born: St. James, Jamaica, July 2, 1925, daughter of F.E. Stewart, Medical Doctor, and Lynette Mary-Lawson Stewart (both dec’d). Educated: Black River Primary School, St. Simon’s College, Northwestern Polytechnic, London University. Career: Teacher St. Simon’s and Black River High Schools 1945-50; Acting Director, Jamaica Library Service (J.L.S.) 1955-57; Director, J.L.S 1957-76; Director National Literary Programme (secondment from J.L.S.) 1976-81; Director, JAMAL Foundation 1981-82; General Manager Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation 1981-82. International Assignments – Member of Jamaica’s delegation to 21st Session of the United Nations General Assembly 1966, and U.N. International Conference on Human Rights (Teheran, Iran )1968. Awards: Silver Musgrave Medal 1970; Carl Milan Lecture Award 1979; Hon. Vice-President (for life) The Library Association of Great Britain; U.N.E.S.C.O. Literary Prize 1983; United Nations Decade for Women 1985; Hon Degree of Doctor of Laws, Dalhousie University Nova Scotia, Canada. Publications: Number of Papers on Libraries and Adult Education e.g. Libraries in Jamaica and Jamaica Library Service - 21 years of progress in pictures. Denomination: Moravian. Married: Leslie Roy Bruce Robinson , January 15, 1957; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Reading, Cooking, Gardening, Interior Decorating. Club: Foundation Member Soroptimist Club of Jamaica. Address: (business) 84 Lady Musgrave Road, Kingston 10; Tel. 978-8772; (residence) 5 Millsborough Avenue, Kingston 6.

ROBINSON, The Hon. Leacroft Heriot Ulysses, O.J., Q.C. J.P.; Attorney-at-Law. Retired President of the Court of Appeal (1976-81) Chairman, Restricted Persons Review Tribunal. Organizations: V.P. Jamaica Korea Society; Member Board of Governors Wolmer’s Trustees 1980; Member Committee of Management Little Theatre Movement; Hon. Secretary Jamaica Arts Society. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, July 20, 1916, son of the late Herbert Ulysses Robinson, Chemist and Optician, and Mildred Anastasia Magnus-Robinson. Educated: Swallowfield Elementary School, Wolmer’s Boys’ School, Gray’s Inn. Career: Civil Service Appointments: Temporary Clerk Administrator General’s Office, Jamaica Government Stores, Audit Office 1935-37; Assistant Island Medical Officer 1937-41; Labour Department 1941; Second Class Clerk Labour Department 1943; Secretary Minimum Wage Boards of Enquiry and Arbitration Tribunals 1943-46 Secretary Industrial (Defence) Tribunal 1943-45; Private Practice at the Bar (England) 1948-49 and 1971 Privy Council ; (Jamaica), 1949-72; Senator and Attorney General (Jamaica) 1972-76; Council Jamaican Bar Association, Co-opted Member Executive Committee People’s National Party, National Chairman for Jamaica World Peace Through Law Centre, Chairman Law Reform Committee; Member Executive Committee Council of Legal Education; Chairman Disciplinary Committee for the Legal Profession (Jamaica), General Legal Council (Jamaica), Member Executive Committee Professional Centre of Jamaica; President Organization of Commonwealth Caribbean Bar Associations, Member Advisory Committee to the Minister of Legal Affairs on fusion of the Legal Profession, Member “Wooding” Committee on Legal Training, Chairman Public Passenger Transport (Corporate Area) Board of Control. Awards: Awarded Gold Medal by the J.C.S.A. at its Golden Jubilee Celebrations in recognition of services rendered 1969; Wolmer’s Old Boy’s Association Gold Award 1994. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Lena Rosoma Dudley, December 18, 1982. Interests: Music, Drama, the Arts, Swimming. Club: Kingston, Cricket. Address: Ulysses Close, Red Hills, St. Andrew. Tel. 944-2233.

ROBINSON, Maurice Courtenay, B.A.; Attorney-at-Law, Partner, Myers, Fletcher & Gordon since 1977. Director, Aerocon Construction Ltd., The Victoria Mutual Building Society,Stresscon Jamaica Ltd., Dyoll/Wataru Coffee Company Ltd., Victoria Mutual Insurance Co. Ltd.,Victoria Mutual Investment Ltd., Victoria Mutual (Property Services) Ltd., Alpha financial Services Ltd., Security Advisory & Management Services Ltd., Secadman Holdings Ltd., Dyoll/Wataru Coffee Co. Ltd., Stresscon Ja. Ltd., Restaurant Associates Ltd. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica, March 4, 1932, son of H.U. Robinson, Druggist and Optician, and Mildred Anastasia Magnus-Robinson (both dec’d). Educated: Suthermere Prep. School, Wolmer’s Boys School, University College of the West Indies, (Full University Colours for Field Hockey) First Graduate of UCWI to become an attorney. Career: Winner of Jamaica Govt. Exhibition to U.C.W.I. 1951; Medical Representative, Salesman with Commodity Service Co. (Ja) Ltd. 1954-55; Associate, Manton & Hart, 1959-64; Partner, Manton & Hart, 1964-77; Secretary, Air Jamaica (1968) Ltd., 1968-69; Legal Officer, Air Jamaica Ltd., 1969-80; Chairman, Public Utility Commission 1972-76 Denomination: Anglican. Married: Hazel Thelma Chang, November 24, 1990, 2 sons & 1 daughter from previous marriage. Interests: Tennis, Walking, Soca dancing. Clubs: Kingston Cricket, Liguanea, Constant Spring Golf. Motto: Do Unto Others as you would They should do Unto You. Address: (business) 21 East Street, Kingston. Tel. 922-5860; (residence) 8 Benson Terrace, Kingston 8.

ROBINSON, Vernon Washington, O.D., J.P.; Pharmacist. Managing Director since 1978 Medimpex Jamaica Limited, Levern Enterprises Limited. Organizations: Caribbean Association of Pharmacists, Co-ordinator Pharmaceutical Affairs Caricom Region, Advisor Pharmaceutical Affairs Caricom Ministers of Health, Jamaica representative on Commonwealth Pharmaceutical Association, President Pharmaceutical Society of Jamaica, Chairman Cockburn All-Age School, Member Pharmacy Council; Chairman Churches Advisory Bureau. Born: Highgate, St. Mary, May 24, 1927 son of the late James Alexander Robinson and Miriam Monteith-Robinson. Educated: Buxton High School, K.P.H. School of Pharmacists, Institute of Management Studies. Career: Managing Director Levern Enterprises Limited, Manging Director Robinsons Drug Store, Managing Director Stony Hill Pharmacy. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Leila Lucille Lynch, July 27, 1949; 2 sons, 4 daughters. Interests: Swimming, Reading. Club: Kiwanis Downtown Kingston. Address: (business) Medimpex Jamaica Limited, 22 Dunrobin Avenue, P.O. Box 203, Kingston 10. Tel. 925-8625, 925-4605; (residence) 1 Belmont Heights, P.O. Box 196, Stony Hill, Kingston 9. Tel. 942-3737.

ROBINSON, Warren Staples, D.D.S.; Dental Surgeon in private practice since 1954 and now retired. Organizations: Jamaica Dental Association, McGill Society of Jamaica, Member Dental Board and Antibiotics Control Board (Ministry of Health); Founding member Jaycees of Jamaica, Dental Council of Jamaica Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica, January 31, 1923 son of the late Herbert Ulysses Robinson, Pharmacist and Optometrist, and Mildred Anastasia Magnus-Robinson. Educated: Jamaica College, McGill University. Career: At J.C. Colours Track and Soccer, McGill Letters Track Athletics in Track and Field, Records in Pole Vault, Hurdles, Hop Step and Jump, Represented Jamaica Internationally 1941, 1942, 1944, 1945, J.A.A.A. Champ. Athlete 1941, 1942, 1944, 1945. Civil Service Income Tax Department 1941-48. Denomination: Church of England. Married: Edith Joyce Muschette December 27, 1952; 1 daughter. Awards: Photography (over 300 Festival Awards between 1968-78), 2 Awards Commonwealth Photography Exhibition (Edmonton Canada) 1978, Institute of Jamaica Centenary Medal. Interests: Painting, Sculpture, Gardening, Badminton, Theatre, Deep-Sea Fishing. Club: Colour Photographic Club of Jamaica. Address: (residence) 4 Melwood Avenue, Kingston 8.

ROBINSON-WALCOTT, Kimberly Anne, B.A. Eng., M.Phil. Town Planning; Town Planner, Editor, Writer, Publishing Consultant. Editorial Director, Kingston Publishers Ltd. since April 1991. Managing Director Editors Ink Ltd. Born: Montreal, Quebec, Canada, February 26, 1956, daughter of Herbert W. Robinson, Architect, and Hazel M. Payne Robinson, Endocrinologist. Educated: St. Andrew High School, McGill University, University College, London. Career: Deputy Coordinator, Kingston Metropolitan Region, Urban Transport Project 1980-81; Personal Assistant, Agricultural Development Corporation 1981; Editor, Kingston Publishers Ltd. 1981-86; Director Strategic Planning, Kingston Restoration Co. 1986-91. Awards: Jamaica Independence (open ) Scholar 1974. Publications: Co-Author The How to be Jamaican Handbook 1987, Jamaican Art 1989, Dales Mango Tree 1992, Poems and short stories published in numerous Journals. Denomination: Anglican. Married: C.M. Harclyde Walcott, December 19, 1981; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Running, Aerobics, Painting, Creative Writing, Film. Address: (business) 7 Norman Road, # 10, Kingston CSO. Tel. 928-5719; (residence) 3 College Close, Kingston 7.

ROCHE, Neville Samuel, Cert. Mgmt. Studies, M.J.I.M. Bank Executive/Bank Director. Executive Vice President, Marketing & Public Relations since 1994 with Century National Bank Ltd. Director, Century National Bank Ltd., Century National Merchant Bank & Trust Co. Ltd., Century National Building Society, Century National Holdings Ltd. Organizations: Director, Girls Brigade, Member Board of Governors, St. Andrew Technical High School. Born: Port Maria, St Mary, March 22, 1944, son of Cleveland S. Roche, Land Proprietor, and Aimee A. Roche nee Lobban, Housewife (both dec’d). Educated: Calabar High, University of the West Indies. Career: Clerk, Accountant General’s Dept. 1962-66; Manager, Caribbean Book Centre 1967-70; Director, Beckfords Auto Supply Ltd. 1970-85; R & R Tyre Supplies Ltd. 1978-85; Check Point Ltd 1971-86. Joined Century National 1986. Awards: Seprod Gold Medal for Excellence in Journalism 1968; Bronze Medals in National Literary & Speech competitions. Publications: Several articles published in the Daily Gleaner and Star. Denomination: Baptist. Married: Dasent McDonald, April 16, 1977; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Creative Writing, Philosophy, Cricket, Boxing, Tennis. Clubs: Liguanea. Address: 80 Half Way Tree Road, Kingston 5.

ROCHESTER, Vivian Roderick, O.D.; Life Insurance Executive. Executive Director/Secretary Life Insurance Companies Association of Jamaica since 1977, Director Island Broadcasting Services Ltd., Megatrends Ltd., JCR Print Ltd., Jamaica Medical Foundation Ltd. Organization: Senator JAYCEES International. Born: St. Elizabeth August 19, 1942, son of the late William Rochester, Farmer, and Hazel Bryan-Rochester, Housewife. Educated: Dinthill Technical High School, Mico Teachers’ College, University of the West Indies, Communication Advertising and Marketing Foundation (London). Career: Teacher 1962-68; Advertising Executive Lindo, Norman, Craig and Kummel Limited; Lonsdale-Hands (Jamaica) Limited; former President West Indies Jaycees; Institute of Sports, Jamaica 4-H Clubs; Director G.C. Foster College of Sports and Physical Education, National Library of Jamaica. Awards: Order of Distinction for sports administration and community work 1986; Mico 150th Anniversary Gold Medal 1986. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Karen Soyna Beharie, 1972; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Sports of all kinds – Swimming, Cricket, Dominoes, Gardening. Clubs: Liguanea, Freemason. Address: (business) Life Insurance Companies Association of Jamaica, 72 Hope Road, Kingston 6. Tel. 927-4835; (residence) 32 Hope Boulevard, Kingston 6.

RODNEY, Compton Nelson, B.S., F.C.A., F.C.C.A; Chartered Accountant. Managing Director Caribbean Cement Co. Ltd since 1983. Director Life of Jamaica, Caribbean Cement Co. Ltd., Jamaica Soya Products Industries Ltd. Organizations: Council Member Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica, Secretary/Treasurer American Chamber of Commerce, Member Advisory Board Salvation Army, Public Services Commission. Born: Spanish Town, Jamaica, June 3, 1939, son of the late James M. Rodney, Sugar Boiler, and Mary I. McFayden-Rodney. Educated: Kingston Technical, London University. Career: Second Secretary Permanent Mission of Jamaica to the United Nations (New York) 1964-65; Auditor, Audit Dept. 1966; Assistant Commissioner General, Jamaica Pavillion Expo ’67 (Montreal, Canada) 1967; Assistant Under-Secretary and Under-Secretary Ministry of Trade and Industry 1971-72; Director of Industry and Tourism, Ministry of Industry and Tourism 1974; Director of Tourism, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Company Secretary Jamaica Vacations Ltd. 1975-80; Managing Director National Hotels and Properties Ltd. 1981-82. Awards: 1984 Roy McGregor Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Building and Construction Industry. Denomination: Methodist. Married: Mavis M. Turner, December 18, 1971; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Sports, Music. Clubs: Kingston Cricket, Jamaica. Address: (business) Caribbean Cement Company, P.O. Box 448, Kingston. Tel. 928-6231; (residence) Lot 4, Sterling Castle, Red Hills P.O., St. Andrew.

RODNEY, Lloyd George, Artist. Born: Innswood, St. Catherine, August 3, 1936, son of the late James Maxwell Rodney, Sugar Boiler, and Mary Isabell Rodney McFayden. Educated: Kingston Technical High School, Jamaica School of Art, The Art Students League of New York. Career: Grade II Draughtsman Lands Department 1957-61; Graphic Artist J.B.C. 1964-72; part-time Tutor Jamaica School of Art 1973-80; One-man exhibitions in Kingston 1970, 73, 75, 77, 82, 88; joint and group shows in Jamaica, United States, Canada, England, Latin America and the Caribbean; Mural -Bank of Jamaica 1970, Mural-Mutual Life Building Kingston 1977, Mural “Religious Society of Friends”Kingston 1981. Mural at Island Victoria Bank 1993. Represented in various collections in Jamaica, United States, Canada, England, and the Caribbean. Awards: Robert Ward Johnson Memorial Scholarship at the Art Students League of New York 1962, Bronze Medal (Painting) Jamaica Festival 1970, First Prize Annual National Exhibition of Paintings Institute of Jamaica 1973, Silver Musgrave Medal Institute of Jamaica 1975, Centenary Medal (1879-1979) Institute of Jamaica 1981. Prime Minister’s Medal of Appreciation 1984, Gold Medal (Painting) Jamaica Festival 1982. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Dorothy Shirley Russell, April 2, 1977; 1 son. Interests: Reading, Music, Metaphysics, Sports, Photography. Address: (business) 17 Central Road, Kingston 10. Tel. 926-4781; (residence) 7 Worthington Mews, Kingston 5.

ROPER, David Lawrence, Higher Dip. in Hotel & Catering Admin.; Hotelier; General Manager, Sandals Montego Bay since 1990. Organizations: Past President, Skal Club of Montego Bay; 1st Vice President, Jamaica Hotel & Tourist Association (1991/92). Born: St. Andrew, March 20, 1955; son of Harold L. Roper, Retired, and Faith M. Roper, Housewife (both dec’d). Educated: Decarteret College; Denstone College; Oxford Polytechnic. Career: Assistant to the Breakfast Chef, Stratford-upon-Avon Hilton, Warwick, U.K. 1973; Trainee Manager, The Complete Angler Hotel, Buckingham, U.K. 1974; Relief Branch Assistant, Roberts Off Licence, Sussex U.K. 1975; Head Storekeeper, Mallards Beach-Hyatt 1976-77; Assistant Manager, Food & Beverage, Mallards Beach-Hyatt 1977; Food & Beverage Cost Controller, Hotel Inter-Continental 1977-78; Administrative Assistant to Managing Director, National Hotels & Properties 1978; Food & Beverage Manager, Casa Montego Hotel 1978-79; Food & Beverage Manager, Mallards Beach-Hyatt 1979-82; Resident Manager, Sandals Resort Beach Club 1982-83; General Manager, Royal Caribbean Hotel 1983-86; Sandals Royal Caribbean Hotel 1986-90. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Donna Darby, March 29, 1987; 2 stepsons. Interests: Golf, Classical Music, Theatre, Art. Clubs: Skal, Chaine Des Rotisseurs. Address: (business) Sandals Royal Caribbean, P.O. Box 100, Montego Bay; Tel. 979-9130/3; (residence) 1015 Gilldrive, Ironshore, Montego Bay, St James.

ROSE, Deryck Esmond Anthony, Executive Manager Jamaica Carpet Mills Ltd. since 1981, (Director). Organizations: President Jamaica Exporters Association; Member of Wolmers’ Lodge; served in various capacities on the Jamaica Mens’ Hockey Assoc. executive committee since 1972; 2nd Vice-President - Wolmers’ Old Boys’ Assoc. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica, April 1, 1947, son of the late Granville Rose and his wife. Educated: Wolmer’s Boys’ School. Career: Credit experience with Citibank, N.A. - 13 years; Auditor, Touche Ross Thorburn - 3 years; Co-Chairman of the joint J.E.A./J.M.A. bi-annual Trade Exhibition 1982, 1984 and 1986; Chairman of National Export Week since 1981. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Patricia Lorraine Hannan, April 24, 1971; 2 sons. Clubs: Liguanea, Black Hawks Hockey. Address: 61 Grosvenor Terrace, Kingston 8.

ROSE, Terence Bondswell, M.Th., D. Min.; Minister of Religion. Family Life Educator, Superintendent Minister since 1986; Superintendent, Province and Mount Fletcher Methodists Circuits. Director Jamaica Methodist District Ltd., Jamaica Family Planning Association, Member of the World Methodist Council; Chairman Exed Board of Governors, Member Methodist Social and International Affairs. Born: Buff Bay, Portland, November 16, 1929, son of William Rose, Businessman, and Louise Bondswell (both dec’d). Educated: Private Tuition, Caenwood Theological College, Southern Methodist University. Career: Served as Co-ordinator of Family Life Seminars for the Western Caribbean under the sponsorship of the World Council of Churches (Geneva), and the National Council of Churches (New York); Attended W.C.C. Assembly on the Family in Tanzania 1974; Represented W.C.C. at Population Tribute, Bucharest, Romania 1974; Chairman Jamaica District The Methodist Church 1981-86; Chairman Board of Governors United Theological College 1986-89; President Jamaica Council of Churches 1986-88. Denomination: Methodist. Married: Shirley Joan Brown, April 22, 1957; 3 daughters. Interests: Swimming, Music, Drama, keen interest in group dynamics and group work. Address: (business) 132 Old Hope Road, Kingston 6, Tel.: 927-9156; (residence) 3B York Castle Avenue, Kingston 6. Tel. 927-9861.

ROSE, V.G., Retired Chief Commissioner of Scouts in Jamaica since February, 1995; Managing Director, General Printing Ltd. Organizations: Member Executive Committee Abbey Court Apartment Complex; Director Automobile Association; People’s Warden St. John’s Anglican Church. Born: Moneague, St. Ann, June 29, 1918, son of Theodore Rose and Lillian Rose (both dec’d). Educated: St. Michael’s Primary School, St. John’s College. Career: Stock Clerk, Shipping Clerk, Manager Wholesale, acted as Manager of the newspaper The Jamaica Times and Printing Department Jamaica Times Limited 1937-79; Started along with other directors “The Herald Printery” 1979; Former Director Turtle Beach Apartments and Hotel; Former Vice-President National Consumer’s League; Started as a Tenderfoot Scout in 1932, came up through the ranks to Scout Leader, District Commissioner for Kingston, Assistant Chief Commissioner, National Training Commissioner - first Tenderfoot to have risen through the ranks to become Chief Commissioner in Jamaica. Attended several world conferences on scouting on behalf of Jamaica e.g. Japan, Kenya, East and West Africa. Awards: Scouts Association of Jamaica Medal of Merit 1957, Silver Pineapple 1962, Long Service Award 1980, Silver Crocodile 1983; Youth of the Americas Award 1983. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Joan Royes; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Cricket, Golf, Gardening, Reading, Travelling, Rifle Shooting. Clubs: Kingston Cricket, Constant Spring Golf. Address: (business) 49 Old Hope Road, Kingston 5; Tel. 927-3499; (residence) 23 Manor Park Drive, Kingston 8. Tel. 924-2678.

ROSS, Alva Edison, C.D., J.P.; Executive Chairman, R & R Trading Co. Ltd. since 1989 and Alje Haulage & Construction Co. Ltd. Born: Leinster, St. Mary, September 3, 1928, son of Andrew Vivian Ross, Farmer and Businessman, and Betsy Elizabeth Hart-Ross (both dec’d). Educated: Rock River School, Private Tuition. Career: Chief Clerk A.I.B.G.A. (Highgate area); Accountant Robinson, Phillips & Whitehorne, Solicitors; Elected M.P. for South East St. Mary 1967; appointed Parliamentary Secretary Ministry of Trade and Industry 1967; acted as Minister of Trade and Industry 1969; appointed Minister of Public Utilities and Transport 1980; acted as Minister of Labour and Public Service June 1981; Speaker of the House 1984-89; appointed Minister of Local Government 1982-89; Member of Parliament for South Eastern St. Mary 1967-89. Awards: St. Mary Jaycees (for 26 years of dedicated service to the social & Political Development of Jamaica in General and the Parish of St. Mary. Denomination: United Church. Married: Joan Molly Abdul, December 29, 1962; 2 sons, 3 daughters. Interests: Cricket, Tennis, Dominoes, Swimming, Reading, Dancing. Motto: Unity is Strength. Address: (residence) Clermont, Clonmel P.O., St. Mary.

ROWE, The Hon. Mr. Justice Ira deCordeva, O.J., LL.B., L.L.M. Q.C., Judge, President - Court of Appeal since January 1985. Organizations: Chancellor of the Anglican Diocese, Member Board of Governors Nuttall Memorial Hospital, Trustee of Codrington (Theological) College (Barbados). Born: St. Elizabeth, Jamaica, February 8, 1928, son of William Rowe, Farmer, and Robertha Caroline Miller-Rowe, Housewife (dec’d). Career: Teacher Primary School; Assistant Clerk R.M. Court then Deputy Clerk, 1947-58; Clerk of Courts 1958-62; Acting R.M. Trelawny July, 1962; Appointed Crown Counsel Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions Dec. 1962; Legal Attache´ Jamaican High Commission in London 1962-65; Assistant Attorney General, June 1965; Senior Assistant Attorney General 1968; Acting Solicitor General 1967-69; Member of the Privy Council, 1967-69; Queen’s Counsel 1968; Delegate to 20th and 21st Sessions of the U.N. General Assembly, 5th and 7th U.N. Congress on Crime and Treatment of Offenders; Assistant Lecturer U.W.I. 1965-66; Judge Supreme Court 1969-77; Acting Judge of Appeal 1977-78. Judge of Appeal 1979-84; President Court of Appeal 1st January, 1985; Acting Chief Justice Sept. - Dec. 1985; Associate Tutor Norman Manley Law School 1978. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Audrey Yvonne Stewart, June 28, 1958; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Cricket, Table Tennis, Swimming. Club: Kingston Cricket. Address: (business) Court of Appeal, Kingston; (residence) P.O. Box 414, Kingston 6.

RUSSELL, D.A. Richard, Tennis Professional, Tennis Director, Half Moon Club, and Wyndham Rose Hall Beach Hotel since 1974. Managing Director Richard Russell Caribbean Sportswear, Richard (Dist.) Jamaica Limited, Richard Russell Sports Centre, Proshops, Rose Hall Villa Rentals. Born: Mandeville, September 8, 1945, son of the late Irvin B. Russell, Building Contractor and Tennis Teacher, and Lurline Alexander-Russell. Educated: Kingston College. Career: 10 years of playing International Tennis Tournaments 1964-74, including Wimbeldon, U.S. Open, French, Italian, Australian and U.S.S.R. Championships; winner of East African Circuit 1973; Youngest Jamaican National Champion at age 16 years in 1962; Trained with Harry Hopman, Australia, Don Budge Racquet Club, Pancho Segura California; Unbeaten in the Caribbean 1964-74. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Sandra Kong, March 26, 1983, 4 sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Sun and Sea, Squash, Jogging, Keeping those around me disciplined in health, diet and exercise. Clubs: Liguanea, Half Moon. Address: (business) P.O. Box 80, Montego Bay, St. James. Tel. 953-2732, 953-2251, 2211.

RUTLAND, Norman Spencer, C. Eng. M.I.J.E., F.I. Mech. E., M.A.S.M.E., P. Eng. (ONT) Professional Engineer. Chairman and Managing Director Kingston Industrial Construction (K.I.C.) since 1975. Chairman and Managing Director, Trent Engineering Ltd., Derwent Engineer Consultants Ltd. Organizations: Founder Member Institute of Engineers Jamaica. Born: Derby, England, May 9, 1927, son of the late William Spencer Rutland, Mechanical Engineer, and Kathleen Matthews Bratton-Rutland. Educated: Derby Art College, Derby College of Engineering Technology. Career: Trained as Mechanical Engineer Rolls Royce Ltd. 1946-50, Senior Engineer I.C.I. Ltd. Derby 1950-52, Senior Engineer Caymanas Estate Jamaica October 1952-56, Chief Project Engineer Canadian Carborundum Co. Ltd. (Niagara Falls, Canada) 1956-59, Senior Project Engineer Shannon Consultants Ltd. Jamaica 1959-61, Technical Director K.I.W. Ltd. 1961-69, Joined K.I.C. October 1969, as Managing Director. Denomination: Anglican. Married: Rosamund Marie Cools-Lartigue April 29, 1964. Interests: Tennis, Bridge, and Golf. Clubs: Liguanea Tennis, Constant Spring Golf. Address: P.O. Box 138, Kingston 11. Tel. 923-6129; (residence) 34 Hope View Avenue, Kingston 6.

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