M.A.; A.I.B.; Barrister-at-Law. Company Director.
Managing Director, Club Caribbean Ltd and
Drax Hall Ltd., Director, Leisure International
Ltd., Drax Hall Holdings Ltd. Born:
Bognor Regis, England, December 27, 1941,
son of Robert Salm, Company Director, and
Irene Salm, housewife. Educated: Harrow
School, Trinity College, Cambridge University,
called to the Bar at the Inner Temple. Career:
Merchant Banker, Rea Brothers 1966-7; Resort
Property Developer, Club Caribbean since 1968,
Iron shore 1972-74 and Drax Hall Estate since
1987. Married: Claudia Bodden in
1987. Children: 4 sons, 3 daughters. Interests:
Tennis, Squash, Boxing, Cricket, Skiing (British
Olympic Ski Team 1964), Bridge. Clubs:
M.C.C., Kingston Cricket, R.A.C., Oxford &
Cambridge, Liguanea, Hawks. Address:
(business) Drax Hall Estate, P.O.Box 299,
St. Anns Bay. (residence) Club Caribbean,
P.O.Box 65, Runaway Bay, St. Ann.
Kenneth George (Kenny), M. Fine Arts
Deg., Dip. Theatre Arts, Dip. Drama in Ed.
Artistic Director. National Co-ordinator
for Speech, Drama & Literacy, Jamaica
Cultural Development Commission since 1979.
Artistic Director, Cultural Art Studio.
Organization: President, New Garvey
Movement. Born: Kingston, Jamaica,
April 30, 1958, son of Calvin Salmon, Retired
Mechanic, and Hazel Salmon, Retired Post
Office Clerk. Educated: St. Elizabeth
Technical High School, Jamaica School of
Drama and Kiev State Institute of Theatre
Arts. Career: Drama Teacher, Kingston
Secondary 1980; Drama Teacher, St Hughs
High School 1981; Tutor, Jamaica School
of Drama 1983 and 1989-90. Served as President
in USSR 1988. Award: Merit for taking
an International theatre group to Birmingham
Russia. Chief Publications: Directed
Forest Songs internationally
and Which Doctor? a Jamaican adaptation
of Molieres Reluctant Doctor. Denomination:
Anglican. 3 sons, 1 daughter. Interests:
Scrabble, football, fishing & dominoes.
Club: Founder, New Marcus
Garvey Movement. & CAS Scrabble Club.
Motto: Never say Never. Address:
(business) 3-5 Phoenix Avenue, Kingston
6. Tel. 968-2661; (residence) 4 Stanton
Lisa Rebecca, Ornithologist, Operator
Rocklands Feeding Station since 1958. Organizations:
Hon. Member Natural History Society, Jamaica
Archaeological Society. Born: Cross
Roads, St. Andrew, November 14, 1904, daughter
of the late Edward Lucas Salmon, Insurance
Salesman and Marion Rebecca Henriques-Salmon.
Educated: Wolmers High School.
Career: Teacher Wolmers High
School 1 year. Varied Commercial
assignments, Artist & Illustrator. Clay
modelling of bird for Royal Worcester. Conservationist
who successfully fought Battle of
Birds 1956-60. Publication:
Frankie Frog - nonsense rhymes for conservation
1965. Award: Institute Centenary
Medal Conservation 1981. Denomination:
Atheist. Interests: Natural History,
Shell collecting, Bird watching. Club:
Gosse Bird. Address: P.O. Box 48,
Anchovy, St. James. Tel. 952-2009.
Willard Bruce, F.C.A.; Chartered Accountant.
Former Executive Director, Challenge Enterprises
Ltd. (Group) since 1980. Director I.F. &
M. Consultants ltd., Road Runner Ltd., Jamaica
Citizens Bank Ltd. Born: Santa
Cruz, St. Elizabeth, February 28, 1925,
son of Hubert E. Samms, Agriculturalist
and Businessman and Ameline Broodie-Samms.
Educated: Santa Cruz Elementary School
and Private Tuition. Career: Accountant,
E.A. Issa & Brothers/Tower Isle Hotel
Esso Standard Oil (W.I.) Ltd. 1960; Controller
& Resident Manager Tower Isle Hotel
1960-65; Secretary Annett & Co. of Canada
Ltd. Stockbrokers 1965-66; Resident Executive
Director Investment Brokers (Ja.) Ltd.
1966-67; Managing Director Investment Brokers
(Ja.) Ltd. 1967-73; Executive Director Crown
Continental Merchant Bank (Ja.) Ltd. 1973-75;
Chief Executive and Chairman Jamaica Mortgage
Bank 1975-78; General Manager and Deputy
Chairman National Hotels and Properties
Ltd. 1978-80; Founder Member and Past Chairman
of the Jamaica Stock Exchange. Denomination:
Methodist. Married: Cecille W. Davis,
June 1949, 2 sons. Interests: Tennis,
Fishing. Address: (residence) Apt.
52B, Abbey Court, Kingston 10.
Cezley Intley, M.A.; Business Executive;
Executive Director of the Mona Institute
of Business, U.W.I.; Chairman, Airports
Authority of Jamaica, Agro 21/Agricultural
Development Corp., Board Member Jamaica
Bauxite Mining, Bauxite and Alumina Trading
Co. and National Investment Bank of Ja.,
Chairman of the Board of Fellows, Jamaican
Institute of Management. Part-time Lecturer
for Business Policy and Marketing at the
University of the West Indies since 1983,
Chairman of the Board of Alfrasure Limited,
Board Member of Shipping Services Limited,
Jamaica Freight and Shipping Company Limited,
Lasocean Limited, Interseas Limited, Chairman
Eastern Banana Estates Limited. Organizations:
Member Jamaica Chamber of Commerce, Private
Sector Organization of Jamaica, Jamaica
Manufacturers Association Limited,
Member, Jamaica Institute of Management,
Banana Export Company Limited. Born:
Annotto Bay, November 3, 1939, son of the
late Walter George Sampson, Paymaster/Farmer,
and Theresa Green-Sampson. Educated:
Epsom Primary School, Wolverhampton College
of Technology, Welsh Institute of Science
and Technology (Wales), Cranfield Business
School, Lancaster and Liverpool Universities,
(Diploma Business 1965, Diploma Engineering
Management 1966), M.A. Marketing 1967. Career:
Joined Unilever Ltd. in London as Asst.
Market Research Manager 1967; Joined Alcan
Jamaica Ltd. as Industrial Engineer; Purchasing
Agent 1968-70, Port Esquivel Operations
and Maintenance Superintendent 1972, Liverpool
University Post Graduate Research in Transport
1974-76, Loaned to Government of Jamaica
as Special Advisor on Transport 1976-78
served as Chairman Jamaica Omnibus Services
Ltd., Chairman Montego Bay Municipal Bus
Company, Member Jamaica Railway Corporation,
Board Member Town and Country Planning Committee,
Board Member Martins Jamaica Limited.
Alcan Jamaica Company Productivity Consultant
1978-79; Vice-President Alcan Products of
Jamaica Limited (1979-83). President and
Chairman of Alcan Products of Ja. Ltd. &
Sprostons Industrial Materials Ltd.; Chairman
of Board of Alfrasure Ltd., Board Member
of Shipping Services Ltd., Jamaica Freight
& Shipping Co. Ltd., Lasocean Ltd. 1983-87;
Managing Director, Power & Tractor Ltd
1987-89 Chairman, Victoria Banana Estates
Ltd., and Banana Export co. Ltd. 1990-93.
Former Chairman of the Board of Fellows
and of the Ja. Institute of Management 1987-89.
Publications: Institution Building
for Transport Development, Third World
Planning Review, 1980. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Faye
U. Thompson-Sampson, May 20, 1978; 2 sons,
2 daughters. Interests: Cricket,
Table Tennis, Swimming, Athletics. Address:
Mona Institute of Business, U.W.I., Kingston
7, Tel: 927-2775/7369; (residence) 16 Devon
Square, Kingston 10.
Michael Andrew, H.N.D. (Business Administration);
Company Director. Managing Director Amalgamated
Distributors Ltd. Organizations:
Director Jamaica Chamber of Commerce, Jamaica
Exporters Association. Born: Kingston,
Jamaica, January 26, 1949, son of Arnold
J. Sampson, Businessman, and Edna May Sampson,
Housewife (both decd). Educated:
DeCarteret College, Ealing Technical (London).
Career: Seagram U.K. 1973-76; Manager
Office Equipment Dept., T. Geddes Grant
(Dist.) Ltd. 1976-78; Managing Director
Comtech Ltd. 1978-83. Managing Director
T. Geddes Grant (Dist.) Ltd. 1982-93. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Kathleen H. Stewart;
1 son. Interests: Travel, Reading,
Badminton. Club: Liguanea. Address:
(business) 12 Westminster Road, Kingston
10. Tel. 926-0512/0532; (residence) 6 Gleneagles
Circle, Kingston 8.*
Karl George, M.P., B. Comm.; Former
Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry,
Tourism & Commerce; Former Member of
National Executive Council of the PNP; Born:
Kingston, Jamaica, February 8, 1942, son
of Kenneth George Samuda, Businessman (decd),
and Enid Espeut-Samuda. Educated:
Ardenne High School, University of Ottawa.
Career: Assistant Systems and Audit
Manager Alcan Jamaica Ltd. 1965-68, Asst.
Director of Systems and Taxation Canadian
Broadcasting Corporation 1968-70, Divisional
Manager Industrial Gases Ltd. 1971-74, Parliamentary
Secretary Ministry of Health 1980-83. Ministry
of Industry and Commerce 1983-86; Minister
of State, Ministry of Health 1986-89. Member
of Electoral Advisory Committee 1983-90;
Deputy General Secretary of the JLP 1985-90.
Awards: Ardenne Alumni Hall of Fame.
Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married:
Pauline Elizabeth Lecesne, November 22,
1975; 3 sons. Interests: Music, Dominoes,
Swimming. Clubs: Manchester Golf
& Country, Constant Spring Golf. Address:
(business) 108 Red Hills Road, Kingston
19; Tel.925-7544; (residence) 28 Manor Park
Drive, Kingston 8.
Milton Jefferson, LL.B. (Hons), Cert.
of Legal Education. Attorney-at-Law. Partners,
Myers Fletcher & Gordon, since 1991.
Chairman, Galaxy Leisure & Tours Ltd.,
Director, Home Builder Development Group,
Co. of Jamaica. Former Chairman, Kingston
Y.M.C.A., the Jamaica Save the Children
Fund and G.S.B. Clerks Co-op Credit
Union Ltd. Member Board of Governors, St.
Hughs Preparatory School. Member,
Jamaican Bar Association and the British
Virgin Islands Bar. Born: Kingston
July 21, 1959, son of Rev.
Vincent A. Samuda, Minister of Religion
and Mrs. Leonie P.E. Samuda, Retired Personnel
& Training Administrator. Educated:
St. Hughs Prep School, Wolmers
Boys, University of the West Indies
(President, Ja. Students Association, Cave
Hill Campus 1979/80) and the Norman Manley
Law School. Career:
Associate Myers Fletcher & Gordon. Publication:
Co-authorised Recovery of Debts
& Judgements in Jamaica (An A.C.P.
Publication). Denomination: Anglican.
Married Elizabeth Vickers June 8,
1991 2 sons. Interests: Reading,
Athletics and Gardening. Club: Kingston
walk humbly with thy God
(Micah 6:8). Address: (business)
21 East Street, Kingston.
Vincent Austin, J.P., Priest in Holy
Orders (Anglican church); Administrative
Assistant to the Lord Bishop of Jamaica
since November 1983; Supplementary Ministry,
Christ Church, Vineyard Town since March
1984. Born: Burnt Savannah, March
23, 1923 son of Wilfred J. Samuda, School
Master, and Maud I. Samuda, Senior Teacher
(both decd). Educated: To Tertiary
Education, London Matriculation, Intermediary
Exams in Arts (London University). Career:
Civil Service of Jamaica Clerical
Officer & Executive Assistant 1945-56;
Executive Assistant & Executive Officer
1956-62; Accountant, Senior Accountant,
Assistant Secretary, Asst. Under-Secretary,
Director of Administration (Personnel &
1962-82. Award: Harmony in the Homes
Movement Model Family Award. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Leonie Petrova
Evadne (nee Mullins) April 13, 1955, 4 sons.
Interests: Reading, Cricket, Gardening.
Motto: In all They Ways acknowledge
He shall direct Thy Paths (Proverbs 3:6).
Address: (business) Church House,
Caledonia Ave., Kingston 5; (resident) 15
Parkland Drive, Kingston 20.
Blossom Yvonne, B.A., M.A.; Town and
Country Planner. Government Town Planner
since 1979. Director of the Urban Development
Corporation. Chairman Town & Country
Planning Authority. Born: Islington,
St. Mary, January 15, 1939 daughter of C.V.S.
Adolphus, retired Businessman and Farmer,
and Amy Johnson-Adolphus. Educated:
Excelsior School, Toronto University, British
Columbia University. Career: Planning
Officer 1967-68; Assistant Regional Planner
October 1980; Architect/Planner August 1973;
Assistant Government Town Planner 1975;
Deputy Government Town Planner 1976. Publications
Planning for Flexibility,
Kingston, Jamaica Seminar sponsored by the
Urban Development Corporation 1979; Settlements
in the Caribbean
with specific reference to Jamaica,
Fifth Commonwealth Conference on Development
and Human Ecology 1979; The Planning
Mechanism, Seminar on housing
sponsored by Building Societies Association
of Jamaica Limited 1981, Jamaicas
Settlement System Recent Trends in
growth and Development, Seminar
on spatial implication of Economic Development
Policy Town and Country Planning Association.
Denomination: United Church Married:
Norman Samuels, August 1, 1973; 2 sons.
Address: (business) Town Planning
Department, 16 Oxford Road, Kingston 5.
Tel. 929-7480-7; (residence) Wireless Station
Road, Stony Hill, Kingston 9.
James, Consultant in Tourism. C.E.O.,
Terra Nova Hotel, Managing Director, James
Samuels & Co. Ltd., Director, Jamaica
Ornamentals Ltd. Born: St. Anns
Bay, July 15, 1943. Educated: Northern
Academy, Ocho Rios; Westminster College,
U.K.; Kingston Polytechnic, U.K. Career:
Executive Officer, Ministry of Health 1961;
Designer and Maker of Masonic Jewellery,
L. Simpson (London) 1962-64; Accounts Supervisor,
Fleet Electronics Ltd. (London) 1964-68;
Assistant Executive Officer, The Law Society
(London) 1968-72; Insurance Underwriter,
Mutual Life (London) 1975-76; Business Development
Officer and Operations Manager, Jamaica
Tourist Board 1976-78; Director of Marketing,
National Hotels and Properties 1978-81;
General Manager, Sandals Resort Beach Club
1981-82; General Manager, Liguanea Club
1982-89, General Manger, Jamaica Vacations,
1989-93. Awards: Citations from the
Jamaica Tourist Board for successful Domestic
Marketing Programme, 1978 and the Secretary
of State for conducting meetings and seminars
with Governors Office, West Virginia
1981. Married: Vyanne Hanlan, November
12, 1977; 2 sons. Interests: Chess,
Bridge, Squash, Dominoes, Reading. Club:
The Liguanea. Address: (business)
17 Waterloo Road, Kingston 10. (residence)
Edgehill, Skyline Drive, Jacks
Hill P.A., St. Andrew.
Lloyd Philip, B.Sc., M.B.A (Finance)
, M.I.E.E.E.; Company Director, Managing
Director Ruel Samuels Group since 1984;
C.E.O. Source Technology Ltd., since 1991.
Organizations: Member, Standards
Council; Chairman, Standards Compliance
Programme Committee; Director, Source Technologies
Ltd. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, July
19, 1951; son of Lloyd Philip Samuels, Engineer.
Educated: St. Georges College;
McMaster University (Canada). Career:
Operations Analyst, Canadian Carriers 1975-76;
Financial Analyst, Bank of Montreal (Mastercard
Division) 1976-78; Assistant Controller,
Bank of Nova Scotia 1978-81; Financial Controller,
Aerocon Group 1981-84. Denomination:
Roman Catholic. Married: Kimberley
Brothers, June 24, 1978; 4 daughters. Interests:
Squash, Soccer. Address: (business)173
Mountain View Avenue, Kingston 6: Tel: 978-3119;
(residence) 12 Sherbourne Park, Kingston
Ruel Philip, S.M.I.E.E.; Retired Electronic
Engineer. Company Director, Chairman Ruel
Samuels Group of Companies. Born:
Hanover, Jamaica, September 3, 1908, son
of John B. Samuels, Building Contractor,
and Charlotte Clarke-Samuels (both decd).
Educated: Riverside Primary School,
Titchfield High School. Career: Commenced
own business as Jamaica Radio Service Co.
in January 1939, changed to Ruel Samuels
Ltd., 1955. Incorporated other companies,
Ruel Samuels (Manufacturing) Ltd., Ruel
Samuels (Leasing) Ltd. in 1973. Incorporated
M.S.S. Limited - 1977, Philip Clarke (Hanover
Limited 1984). Awards: Bronze Medal
from I.E.E.E. for pioneering work in Electronics.
Religion: Judaism. Scottish Freemason.
Married: Maud E. Carpenter, August
18, 1935; 3 sons, 2 daughters. Interests:
Amateur Radio, Golf. Club:
Kiwanis International. Motto: Ambition,
Dedication & Honesty. Address:
(residence) Newport P.O. Manchester. Tel:
Alfred M.W., C.D., J.P., B.Sc., Ph.D.,
Hon Lld; F.J.I.M.; President, University
of Technology, Jamaica (originally College
of Arts Science and Technology) since September
1970. Chairman Student Loan Council, Merl
Grove High School Board, Board S.C.F./S.U.
Organizations: President Inter-Collegiate
Sports Association; Member Carreras Sports
Foundation. Born: St. Elizabeth,
Jamaica, July 24, 1929; son of Peter Watt
Sangster, Farmer/Politician, and Iris M.L.
Maxwell-Sangster. Educated: Munro
College, Queens University (Belfast). Career:
University of the West Indies 1952-70; Assistant
Lecturer, Senior Lecturer Chemistry Research
Projects and Supervision, Vice-Dean Evening
Students Programme; College of Arts, Science
& Technology. Publications: Numerous
Scientific publications, other general publications,
Book Energy and our World, Television Commentaries.
Denomination: United Church. Married:
Velma A.I. Bodden, April 7, 1958; 2 sons,
1 daughter. Interests: Photography,
Swimming, Science and Technology Developments.
Address: University of Technology,
Jamaica 237 Old Hope Road, Kingston 6. Tel.
Astil; Agriculturalist and Businessman,
Organizations: Past Vice-Chairman Jamaica
Cane Farmers Association and Vice-President
Carib Cane Farmers Association. Born:
Lucea, Jamaica, March 22, 1934, son of Charles
Sangster, Farmer and Penkeeper, and Ann
Clarke-Sangster. Educated: Mannings
High School, Courses at University. Career:
Parliamentary Secretary Ministry of Agriculture;
Owner and Director Sangster Ice (Westmoreland),
West Indies Sugar Co., (Frome) - 8 years;
Cane Farmers, Social Worker in Westmoreland,
Farm Leader; Started Driver Training Scheme
for the sugar industry 1971. Member of Parliament
for North Eastern Westmoreland. Denomination:
Methodist. Married: Jean Joan Clarke,
April 5, 1958; 1 son. Interests:
Football, Cricket (school captain), Boxing,
Played cricket for Westmoreland. Club:
Past President Savanna-la-Mar Rotary Club.
Address: (residence) P.O. Box 2,
Petersfield P.O., Westmoreland.
Bindley Anthony, B.Sc. (Hons.), M.B.A.;
Businessman, Farmer, Politician. Born:
Kingston, Jamaica, March 21, 1947, son of
Ferdinand Llewellyn Sangster, Bookseller/Publisher,
and Mable Christiana Sangster (both decd).
Educated: Blakes Preparatory
School, Jamaica College, New York University
School of Commerce, New York University
Graduate School of Business Administration.
Career: Royal Bank of Canada (Jamaica)
1965-67; Sangsters Book Stores, 1972-87,
currently Marketing Manager, Singer Sewing
Machine Co. Married: Janet Andrea
Mohrman, August 30, 1986; 1 son, 1 daughter.
Interests: Reading, Bird Shooting,
Golf, Tennis, Skiing. Clubs: Constant
Spring Golf, Jamaica Gun. Address:
(residence) 3 Farringdon Way, Riva Ridge,
Kingston 6; (Mailing) P.O. Box 840, Kingston
Ian, B.Sc. (Hons.), Ph.D.; Director
of Research Sugar Industry Research Institute
(Factory Technology Division) since 1974.
Managing Director Dr. Ian Sangster &
Company Limited - Producers of Sangsters
Old Jamaica Spirits. Organizations:
Jamaica Association of Sugar Technologists;
West Indies Sugar Technologists Association,
Caledonia Society of Jamaica. Born:
Leith, Scotland, son of Robert Sangster
and Elizabeth McQueen-Sangster (decd).
Educated: Leith Academy, Edinburgh
University, Hamburgh University. Career:
Research Fellow University of the West Indies
and Royal Society (London) 1966-67; Research
Fellow Medical Research Council University
of Glasgow 1967-68; Scientific Officer Scientific
Research Council 1968-69; Chief Sugar Technologists
Sugar Industry Authority 1969-74. Awards:
Institute of Jamaica Medal 1979; Scientific
Research Council Award 1985. Publications:
Sugar and Jamaica 1973, Jamaica, a
Holiday Guide 1973. Religion:
Agnostic. Married: Sheila Joy Durant,
August 1973; 2 daughters. Interest:
Sleep. Address: (business) 17 Holborn
Road, Kingston 10; Tel. 926-8888/8211; (residence)
Worlds End, Gordon Town, St. Andrew.
Kingsley Hopeton, Accountant; Real Estate
Dealer & Property Developer. Organizations:
Honorary Member Portmore Lions Club. Born:
Williamsfield, St. Elizabeth, July 3, 1942,
son of the late Noel Joseph Sangster, Farmer,
and Leah Sangster, Farmer. Educated:
Barbary Hall Primary School, Excelsior High
School, Salford Technical College and Darby
College of Science and Technology (England).
Career: Clerical Officer Civil Service
U.K. 1961-65; Management Trainee Accountant
Ferranti Limited, United Kingdom 1965-69;
Plant Management Accountant Alpart 1969-70;
Chief Accountant and Data Centre Manager
C.M.P. 1970-74; Chief Accountant and Marketing
Manager Moore Business Forms 1974- 80; Minister
of State, Ministry of Youth and Community
Development 1980-; Member of Parliament
South East St. Catherine 1980-89. Denomination:
Methodist. Married: Myrnel Hope Duhaney,
1964; 3 daughters. Interests: Cricket,
Social Work. Address: (residence)
6 Montgomery Road, Kingston 8. Tel. 942-3720.
Linda Marie, B.A.; Teacher and Sportswoman,
Tennis Coach-Private and at Wolmers
Boys School since 1981. Organizations:
Committee Member Junior Development, Jamaica
Lawn Tennis Association. Born: Kingston,
Jamaica, September 12, 1952, daughter of
Horace Sarnia, retired Businessman, and
Rita E. Sarnia, Housewife. Educated:
Alvernia Preparatory School, Campion College,
University of the West Indies. Career:
Sports Achievements: All Jamaica Hardcourts
(Women) Champion 1975, 76, 77 (retired trophy);
Winner again 1979-80; All Jamaica Champion
3 times between 1980-85; Represented Jamaica
at least 7 times in Caribbean Championships.
Denomination: Christian. Interests:
Listening to Gospel Music, Playing Badminton,
Reading, Watching Football. Address:
28 Millsborough Crescent, Kingston 6. Tel.
Ronald St. Aubyn, C.D.; Banker. President,
Island Victoria Bank Ltd. since 1992. Director,
Jamaica Export Credit Insurance Corporation,
CMP Industries Ltd., Island Victoria Bank.
Born: Kingston, Jamaica, October
9, 1927, son David Sasso, and Margaret Sasso,
Housewife (both decd) . Educated:
Wolmers Boys School. Career:
Joined the Royal Bank of Canada 1944 Sr.
Jamaican Representative, District General
Managers Dept., Nassau, Bahamas 1964;
Special Assignment Banks Head Office
(Montreal, Canada) 1966; Manager, The Royal
Bank of Canada (Kingston), January 1967-73;
Chairman and Managing Director The Royal
Bank Jamaica Ltd. 1973-84; Managing Director,
Trafalgar Development Bank 1984-91. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Barbara Dubois,
May 31, 1981; 1 son, 1 daughter (by previous
marriage). Interests: Tennis, Sailing.
Club: Rotary of Kingston, Liguanea.
Address: (business) 9th Floor, Island
Life Centre, 6 St. Lucia Avenue, Kingston
5; Tel. 968-5800/5; (residence) 12 Parkhurst
Drive, Kingston 6.
Fay Edeline, C.D., B.A., M.Ed.; Teacher.
Formerly Secretary General Jamaica Teachers
Association 1975-85. Organizations:
Past Chairman Jamaica School of Art, Vice-Chairman
Teachers Services Commission, Member
Caribbean Examination Council. Born:
St. Mary, Jamaica, November 19, 1926, daughter
of James Fraser Williams, Station Master,
Jamaica Government Railway and Inez Cecily
Williams (nee) Wilsom-Smith. Educated:
Franklin Town Primary School, St. Hughs
High School, University College of the West
Indies, University of Toronto. Career:
Teacher of Maths St. Hughs High School
1947-68, Principal St. Andrew High School
1968-74, Member of the Senate 1974, Parliamentary
Secretary Ministry of Education 1974, President
J.T.A. 1968 and 1971. Vice-President World
Confederation of Organizations of the Teaching
Profession 1972-76. Publications:
U.N.E.S.C.O. Publication Prospects Vol.
V No. 3, 1975, Sex Roles and The School;
U.N.E.S.C.O. Publication Childrens
Right to Education 1979, Chapter: Discrimination
and Inequalities between the Sexes. Denomination:
United Church. Married: Luther Egbert
Saunders, August 2, 1947; 1 son, 1 daughter.
Interests: Sewing, Reading, Theatre,
Education, Sports, Politics. Address:
(business) c/o 97 Church Street, Kingston.
Tel. 922-1385-7; (residence) 7 Abbeydale
Road, Kingston 10.
Maurice Carlyle, LL.B. (Hons). Attorney-at-Law
and Tutor, Norman Manley Law School. Director
Norman Manley Law School Legal Aid Clinic
since 1991. Council Member Ja. Bar Association,
Member Criminal Law & Practice Committee,
Constitutional Law Committee, Legal Aid
Committee of Bar Assn. Executive Member,
Advocates Assn. of Jamaica, Member Interim
Legal Aid council, Member Board of Directors.
Organizations: Member Ja. College
Old Boys Association, Board Member Mona
Preparatory School, Mens League, Sts.
Peter & Paul Roman Catholic Church,
Mens Fellowship Hope United Church.
Represented Jamaica College at Tennis, Rifle
Shooting, Cadet Unit, 2nd Eleven Football,
2nd Eleven Cricket. Former 1st Vice President,
Amateur Swimming Association of Jamaica
1985-87. Born: Frome, October 31,
1950. Son of Clive D. Saunders, retired
Engineer and Gloria E. Saunders (nee Lawson)
(decd). Educated: Frome Preparatory
School, Grange Hill Primary, Frome Senior
School, Jamaica College, U. W. I. and Norman
Manley Law School. Career: Clerk,
P.W.D. 1967; Clerk W.I.S. Co. 1968; Jamaica
Citizens Bank 1970; Clerk of Courts, Legal
Clerk Supreme Court 1975; deputy Registrar
(acting) Supreme Court 1976-77; Crown Counsel,
Attorney-Generals Chambers 1978-81;
Acting Resident Magistrate for St. Andrew
1981; Tutor, Norman Manley Law School Legal
Aid Clinic 1981-90. Religion: Christian.
Married: Graciela Gilharry December
14, 1974. 2 sons, 2 daughters. Interests:
Tennis, Football, Swimming Church. Clubs:
Senior Common Room (U.W.I.) Liguanea, New
Life Prayer Community. Motto: To
continue to struggle and to try again and
again for Christ and for Good. Address:
(business) Norman Manley Law School, P.O.Box
231 Mona, Campus, Kingston 7; (residence)
30 Hope Boulevard, Hope Pastures, Kingston
Elsie Maude, O.D.; Freelance Social
Member Board of Governors United Way of
Jamaica, and Merle Grove High School, Hon.
Vice President, Council of Voluntary Social
Services. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica,
daughter of Phillip Sayle, Builder, and
Ada Parker-Sayle (both decd). Educated:
Merl Grove Preparatory School, Merl Grove
High School, Liverpool University 1957-59,
Marymount Manhattan College 1981-82, Columbia
University School of Public Health 1982.
Career: The Sunday Pictorial 1943;
Secretary to Headmistress Westwood High
School 1945-47; Assistant Secretary C.V.S.S.
1947-57; Training Officer /Youth Secretary
C.V.S.S, 1959; Chief Executive
Officer (1969-89); Member of the Executive
Committee of the International Council on
Social Welfare (ICSW) 1980-88. Awards:
Centenary Medal by Institute of Jamaica
1980. Silver Musgrave Medal 1992. Publication:
CVSS The First Fifty Years
1994. Denomination: Anglican.
Interests: The Theatre, Hand Embroidery,
Reading. Address: (residence) 21
Hopeglade Mews, Kingston 6.
Rheima Claire, M.Art Ed.,
B.F.A., Cert. Ed. Cert.Marketing, Cert.
Public Relations. Educator/Artist.School
Principal. Organizations: Member
Photographic Committee, J.C.D.C., Present,
Woman Inc.1995-96. Born: Kingston,
Jamaica, August 10, 1941, daughter of Ralph
Holding, Retired Draughtsman/Builder, and
Enid Holding, Retired School Principal.
Educated: University of Manitoba,
Winnipeg, Canada; Mico Teachers College/University
of the West Indies; Institute of Management
and Production; Georgia State University;
College of Arts, Science and Technology.
Career: Head of Art Department, Kingston
College 1964-66; Clerical Officer Civil
Service, Waterloo, London 1966-67; Classroom
and Art Teacher, Manchester Prep. and Belair
Secondary Schools 1968-69; Head of Art Dept.,
Jamaica College 1970-80; Customer Relations
Manager, Hi-Lo Food Stores, March-June 1981;
Head of Art Department at Stone Mountain
High School, Atlanta, Georgia 1982-88; Administrator,
Jamaica Art Foundation 1989-90; Cultural
Affairs Exec. Jamaica Telephone Company
1992, Principal Hillel Academy High School
1992-94. Lay Reader in Anglican Church.
Denomination: Anglican. Divorced
1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Art, Music
Physical Fitness, Photography. Address:
17 Hillcrest Avenue, Kingston 6. Tel. 927-6307.
Major Rev. Egbert Nathaniel, J.P., B.Sc.,
S.T.M., Anglican Priest, Registered Welfare
Officer, Chaplain Kingston Regional Hospitals
since November 1988. Asst. Chaplain, Garrison
Church, Chairman visiting Committee, General
Penitentiary and Gun Court, since 1975,
Chairman Police Lock-ups Committee since
1976, Board Member Rio Cobre Approved School.
Born: Kingston, Jamaica, January
1, 1928, son of James H. Schloss and Jemina
R. Schloss nee Hall (both decd). Educated:
Primary and Secondary Schools; New York
Theological Seminary; Empire State College
(SUNY), N.Y.; Blantonpeale Graduate Inst.
Career: Rehab. and Settlement Officer,
Polio Centre 1956-59; Assessment Officer
and Acting Childrens Officer 1963-64;
Founded Scout Troop and Cub Pack for Polio
Patient of Polio /Rehab. Centre, Mona (1st
Group Scout Master), 1959; Commissioned
in J.C.C.F., March 1957; Training Major
J.C.C.F., 1965-88; Attended Army Cadet Force
Officers Training Course, Firmley
Park, London 1966; USAID International Exchange
Programme 1967; Former Secretary/Treasurer,
Garrison Church Committee; Diocesan Lay
Reader, Diocese of Jamaica. Assistant Priest,
St. Mark (Episcopal), Brooklyn 1977-79.
Awards: Jamaica Independence Medal
1962, Cadet Force Medal for long service
1970; Ordained to Holy Orders, Deacon at
Cathedral of St Jago de la Vega, Spanish
Town 1970, Ordained Priest at St. Matthew
Church, 1973, Long Service Award Jamaica
Civil Service 1988; Meritorious Award, Jamaica
Government 1987. Denomination: Anglican.
Married: Evelyn Agatha, November
10, 1951; 3 sons, 1 daughter. Club: Jamaica
Officers. Interests: Motoring, Music,
Gardening. Address: (business) Kingston
Public Hospital, North Street, Kingston;
(residence) P.O. Box 251, Kingston 20.
Winston Roy, O.D., M.R.S.H.(London),
D.V.M.(Tuskegee), M.P.H.(Minnesota). Public
Health Veterinarian. Director, Jamaica Broilers
Group; working with Best Dressed Chicken,
Content Agricultural Products, Master Blend
Feeds - Jamaica Broilers Group of Companies
as Public Health Veterinarian since 1991;
Executive (Honour Roll) Jamaica Veterinary
Medical Association. Born: Santa
Cruz, St. Elizabeth, 9th July 1923, son
of Herbert P. Schloss, Tailor and Violet
Cuff-Schloss (both decd). Educated:
Public Health School, Tuskegee Institute,
University of Minnesota. Career:
Public Health Inspector 1948-55; Veterinary
Officer 1963-75; Director, Vet. Public Health,
Ministry of Health from 1975 and retiring
1991. Publication: The Jamaica Perspective
- Veterinary Public Health Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Icilda Albertha
Gordon, September 7, 1949; 2 sons, 1 daughter.
Interests: Bridge, Choral and Symphony
Music. Address: (business) White
Marl Field Office, St. Catherine. (residence)
8 Lloyds Close, Kingston 8. Motto: Service.
Ainsworth David, O.D., K.St. J.B. Eng.,
M.E.I.C., M.I.A.S.A., F.I.B.A.; Artist.
Handyman Olympia Hotel since 1972. Chairman
Jamaica Razor Blade Co., Olympia International
Art Centre Apartments, A.D.Scott Ltd. Organizations:
Chairman Contemporary Artists Association;
Trustee Norman Washington Manley Foundation,
formerly Chairman International Circuit
Committee J.L.T.A., and President Jamaica
Incorporated Masterbuilders Association.
Born: Kingston, Jamaica, January
27, 1912, son of the late David Haughton
Scott and Hilda Nosworthy-Scott. Educated:
Kingston College, McGill University, (President
McGill Cosmopolitan Club, Chairman European
Student Relief). Career: Instructor
of Surveying McGill University 1939, Senior
Assistant Engineer Royal Canadian Air Force
1941, Engineer in charge Aerodrome Construction
Canadian Government 1941, Group Leader Engineer
Canadair Canada 1944, Engineer in charge
of Construction University of the West Indies
1945, Director National Gallery 1977; Councillor
Jamaica Hotel & Tourist Association
1981. Builder of: Palisadoes Airport, Life
of Jamaica Building, New Kingston Hotel
(Wyndham), Ministry of Foreign Affairs,
N.C.R. Building, Olympia Residential Hotel,
Manor Park Apartments, Hope Reservoir, Glass
Factory, Admin. Offices Bank of Nova Scotia
- King Street, Colgate Palmolive, J. Wray
& Nephew Rum Store, University Chapel
etc. Awards: Jamaica Independence
Medal 1963, Silver Musgrave Medal Institute
of Jamaica 1978, Institute of Jamaica Centenary
Medal 1980. Jamaica Weight Lifting Champion
1932. Canadian Inter-collegiate Wrestling
champion 1940. International Order of Merit.
Denomination: Anglican. Married:
Verity Gordon Wills, 1959; 2 sons, 4 daughters
by current and earlier marriages. Interests:
Music, Tennis, Art. Address: (business)
Olympia Apartments Kingston 6. Tel. 929-7735/6.
Burnham Jon Q.C.; Attorney-at-Law, Partner,
Scott, Gayle & Co. Director Glynne Falmouth
Arkin Ltd., Macaulay, Scott & Associates.
Born: Kingston, December 29, 1922,
son of the late Oscar Charles Tommy
Scott, Civil Servant and Kathleen Gertrude
Davis-Scott. Educated: Beckford &
Smith School, Lincolns Inn. Career:
Formerly Senior Assistant Attorney General.
Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married:
Audrey Lilleth Lewis,
August 8, 1970; 3 sons, 3 daughters. Interests:
Golf, Bridge, History. Club: Jamaica
Bridge. Address: (residence) 2 Leader
Montego Bay. Tel. 952-4510.
Hosford Alexander, C.D., Civil Servant.
Former Permanent Secretary Ministry
of Public Utilities & Transport. Director
Jamaica Public Service Co., Jamaica Telephone
Co., Port Authority. Born: St. Andrew,
Jamaica, December 21, 1924, son of the late
George Hosford Scott, Civil Servant (Permanent
Secretary) & Beryl Leslie Alexander-Scott.
Educated: Kingston College, University
of the West Indies. Career: Law Clerk
1946-51; Ministry of Housing 1952-54; Colonial
Office (London) 1954-56; British Caribbean
Welfare Service (London) 1956-58; West Indies
Commission (Migrant Services Division) 1958-62;
Jamaican High Commission (London) 1962-64;
Ministry of External Affairs and Office
of the Prime Minister 1964-73; Ministry
of Agriculture 1973-78; Ministry of Public
Utilities and Transport since 1978. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Beryl May Muschette,
April 19, 1954; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests:
Horticulture. Address: (residence)
16 Willow Run, Stony Hill.
Reynold G. Jr., Property Developer.
Managing Director Magnon Investment Ltd.
since 1974, Director Geon Contractors &
Associates Ltd., Hotel Maintenance Ltd.,
Sales Company Ltd. Organizations:
Active Participation in: The Salvation Army
The Jamaica Red Cross; Member Incorporated
Master Builders, Jamaica Developers Association.
Born: Kingston, May
22, 1948, son of the late Reynaldo Scott
and Lahomi Agatha East-Scott, retired Nurse
(U.S.A.). Educated: Whitfield Preparatory
School, Kingston College, University of
Miami (Diploma in Business Management 1969).
Denomination: Anglican. Married:
Marcia Louise Johnson, December 9, 1978;
2 sons. Interests: Golf, Reading,
Travel, Religion. Clubs: Jamaica
Rifle, Constant Spring Golf. Address:
(business) Geon Contractors & Associate
Ltd., 1A Norwood Avenue, Kingston 5. Tel.
926-5136, Fax 926-2407; (residence) 5
Norbrook Close, Kingston 8.
Shalman, J.P, Businessman; Chairman,Industrial
Relations Consultants Ltd.
since 1986. President, Champagne Tours &
Car Rental Ltd, Pilgrim Fathers Ltd. Born:
Barrett Town, St. James son of the late
Wellesley Scott and Miriam Morris-Simpson,
Business-woman. Educated: Mt. Zion
Primary Mico Teachers College, Trade Union
Institute, Mona, American Trade Union Institute
(West Virginia, U.S.A.). Career:
Former Mayor of Montego Bay, Former Teacher
Cornwall College, Montego Bay Technical
School and Mount Zion
Primary School, Regional Supervisor Bustamante
Industrial Trade Union, Ministry of Construction,
Public Works Department, 1964-68, 1st Vice
President, ALGA 1981-86. Awards:
Mico College 150th Anniversary Award, St.
James Parish Council Medal for Dedicated
Service to the Development of the Parish.
Denomination: Baptist. Married:
Dorrett Mae Dawkins, August 8, 1976; 2 sons,
1 daughter. Interests: Reading, Swimming.
Address: (business) 32 Queens Drive,
Montego Bay; Tel. 952-7445/979-9005; (residence)
14 Red Birch Crescent, Ironshore; Tel. 953-2585.
Sydney Howard B.A., M.A., Dip. Ed.,
Ph.D., J.P., Teacher, Dean, Cultural Training
Centre since March 1984. Organizations:
Secretary Oxford University West Indian
Society 1951-52; Member National Association
of School Masters (England), Caribbean Association
of Principals; Chairman Human Rights Committee,
May Pen; Member Clarendon Parish Library
Committee; Jamaica Institute of Management.
Born: Jamaica October 11, 1927 son
of Frank James Scott, Farmer and Leila Louise
Todd-Scott (both decd). Educated:
Primary and Private Schools, Kingston College,
Oxford, London and Albertha Universities.
Career: Principal - Glenmuir High
School (May Pen) 1958-83, British Virgin
Islands Secondary School (Tortola, Leeward
Islands, West Indies); Delegate International
Seminar Organization for Development and
Peace Canada 1972-73. Awards: Distinguished
Service Award 1975 Kiwanis International
May Pen Branch; Canadian Research Fellow
1971. Denomination: Anglican. Married:
Sheila Laura Marie Foster, July 14, 1954;
1 son, 2 daughters. Interests: Reading,
Writing, Music, Theatre. Address:
(business) 1 Arthur Wint Drive, Kingston
Marie Elizabeth. Born: May 9,
1943, daughter of the late Bert Constantine
and Violet his wife. Educated: Knox
College, Queens High School. Career:
Won Beauty Contest titles Miss City of Kingston
1962, Miss Jamaica 1964. Involvements: Patron
Victoria Jubilee Hospital Instrumental
in procuring drugs and equipment for hospital.
Special interest in procuring drugs and
equipment for the Bustamante Childrens
Hospital through sympathetic donors and
firms abroad. Patron Street Corner Boys
Project programme established to
help boys involved in car wash and newspaper
sales with training in skills and subjects
taught in schools. Co-patron, Jamaica House
Basic School. Patron S.O.S. Village (Jamaica).
Pressing for amendment of the Adoption Law
to remove the use of word adopted
from birth certificates of adopted children.
Patron Jamaica-American Medical Assistance
Committee, combined effort of Houston Medical
Council, the Harris County Medical Society
and the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce to facilitate
the donation of medical supplies and equipment
through two medical groups in Houston, Texas
for distribution to Jamaicas public
hospitals; found H.E.A.R.T. School of cosmetology
1984. Married: The Hon. Edward Phillip
George Seaga, August 22, 1965,
(divorced); 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests:
Cooking, Floral arrangement, Tennis, Walking.
Hon. Theodore Eustace, O.J., C.B.E.,D.
Litt., J.P.; Journalist, Company Director,
Former Editor-in-Chief The Daily Gleaner
& Star and other newspapers published
by The Gleaner Co., Director the Gleaner
Company Ltd., since 1971. Jamaica Executive
Service Organizations. Organizations:
Foundation Member and 1st Chairman Jamaica
Council of International Affairs, Founder,
former President, Trustee and Life Member
Jamaica Press Association, Member Inter
American Press Association. Born:
Corozal, British Honduras, November 6, 1909,
son of the late Simeon A. Sealy, Businessman,
and Matilda Eliza Brown, Business-woman.
Educated: Elementary School, Kingston
Technical High School, St. Johns College,
Awarded the first Gleaner Michael deCordova
Scholarship to study British Newspaper Methods
in the U.K. and was attached to Editorial
Staff London Times and other
U.K. newspapers 1945-46. Career:
Second Master St. Johns College 1926-28.
Joined Editorial staff Gleaner Company 1928,
rose to position of Associate Editor 1946.
Editor 1951; appointed Director Gleaner
Co. 1971, Editor in Chief 1973-76. President
Jamaica Press Association 1943-45, 1950-53,
1960-65. Chairman Jamaica Tercentenary Celebrations
1955, Jamaica Independence Celebrations
1962, Lecturer Caribbean Institute of Mass
Communications U.W.I. Awards: Jamaica
Independence Medal 1962, Musgrave Gold Medal
Institute of Jamaica for outstanding leadership
in the cultural development of the community
1965; Norman Manley Award for Excellence
1975. Made Officer of the National Order
of Merit Carlos Manuel de Cespedes, Republic
of Cuba 1953 for promoting good relations
between the people of Cuba and Jamaica since
1969. Married: Myrtle May Bayliss,
December 16, 1936; 3 daughters. Interests:
Reading, Music, Gardening. Club:
Jamaica Press. Address: (residence)
St. Josephs, 22 Deanery Road, Kingston
Selbourne Vernon, M.I.C.E. (U.K.), M.J.I.E.
(Ja.); Civil Engineer, Alcan Jamaica Co.;
Consultant, TEAM; Director Alfasur, Member
Board of Governors Edwin Allen High School.
Organization: Member Jamaica Institute
of Engineers (on Council since 1980). Born:
Siloah, St. Elizabeth, Jamaica, October
10, 1934, son of Clifford Junior Seaton,
and Mary Albertha Francis-Seaton. Educated:
Calabar Elementary School, Kingston Technical
School, Waltham Forrest Technical College.
Career: Public Works Dept. Learner
Draughtsman 1952-53; Ja. Public Service
Company Draughtsman 1953-56; Express Motor
& Body Works (U.K.) 1956-58;
London Transport Board General Technical
Assistant, Engineering Assistant, Executive
Assistant 1959-68; Milton Weise & Associates
(Bahamas) Deputy Chief Engineer 1968-73;
Senior Engineer Consultant Alcan
Jamaica Company since 1973-present; former
Manager Civil Engineer & Draughting
Religion: Christian. Married:
Carmen Olive Maynard, August 6, 1975; 2
sons. Interests: Golf, Painting,
Dominoes, Reading, Table Tennis. Club:
Manchester Country. Address: (business)
Alcan Jamaica Company, Kirkvine P.O., Manchester.
Tel. 962-3141; (residence) Lot 18, Williamsfield
P.O., Manchester. Tel. 962-4272; (postal
address) P.O. Box 12, Shooters Hill P.O.,
Morin McArthur, B.Sc., M.B.A., F.L.M.I.;
Business Executive, Executive Director Kingston
Restoration Company Limited since 1986.
Organizations: Chairman Excelsior
Community College Board, Vice Chairman Excelsior
Education Centre, Chairman, Jamaica Coffee
Council, President Georgian Society of Jamaica,
Church Steward, Jamaica Methodist District,
Pepperdine University Alumni; Chairman Georgian
Society of Jamaicans. Born: St. Andrew,
Jamaica, April 6, 1945, son of Simeon Seymour,
Farmer, and Iris Collins-Seymour (both decd).
Educated: Vere Technical High School,
Pepperdine University, Harvard University.
Career: Administrative Assistant
Vere Technical High School 1965-68; Securities
Analyst and Trainee Investment Manager Manufacturers
Life Insurance Co., Canada 1972-73; Manager
of Admin., Island Life 1974, Served on Investment
Committee for Island Life 1974-78 and assumed
responsibility for Investment function in
1978; Managing Director National Housing
Trust 1980-84; Consultant to a number of
companies, e.g. Workers Bank Trust Ltd.
and Incorporated Lay Body of Jamaica 1984-86.
Awards: Eisenhower Exchange Fellowship
1995 The Clearview College (U.K.) Award,
Honour Roll Vere Technical, Alumni Gold
Award Vere Technical. Denomination:
Methodist. Married: Verla Hyacinth
Jackson, January 17, 1971; 1 son, 1 daughter.
Interests: Badminton, Art (specialising
in Driftwood and Mosaics). Clubs:
Jamaica, Liguanea, Kiwanis, Kingston Polo
Club. Address: (business) 3 Duke
Street, Kingston. Tel. 922-3126/7; (residence)
4 Hillview Way, Kingston 8.
Graham Roger, C.M.G., M.D., F.R.C.P.,
Director Medical Research Council Laboratories
Jamaica since 1974, Professor of the Faculty
of Medicine U.W.I. since 1981. Born:
Bristol, England, October 26, 1938, son
of Ewart E. Serjeant, Insurance Inspector,
and Violet E. Serjeant, Housewife (both
decd). Educated: Clare College,
University of Cambridge. Career:
House Officer at the London Hospital, Royal
United Hospital (Bath), and the Hammersmith
Hospital 1963-66; Senior Registrar, Dept.
of Medicine, University of the West Indies
1966-67; Wellcome Research Fellow Dept.
of Med., U.W.I. 1967-72; Scientific Staff
Medical Research Council (M.R.C.) Abnormal
Haemoglobin Unit (Cambridge, England) 1971-72;
Scientific Staff M.R.C. Laboratories (Jamaica
1972-74.) Award: Gleaner Special
Award for research in Sickle Cell, 1985.
Publications: Clinical Features of
Sickle Cell Disease 1974, Sickle Cell Disease
1985 and over 200 scientific papers. Denomination:
Society of Friends. Married: Beryl
E. King, March 6, 1965. Interests:
Squash. Club: Liguanea. Address:
(business) Medical Research Council Laboratories,
U.W.I., Mona, Kingston 7. Tel. 927-0687.
Gordon Kelvin Greenwich, J.P., B. Eng.,
M.B.A. Engineer/Agriculturalist. Chairman,
Trout Hall Ltd. since 1986. Director, Jamaica
Livestock Association Ltd., Grace Kennedy
& Co. Ltd., Dyoll Insurance Co. Ltd.,
Jamaica Cordage Co. Ltd. Jamaica Bags Ltd.
Zenith Insurance Brokers Ltd., Sheckles
Ltd. Born: Mandeville, July 23, 1941,
son of the late Howard R. Sharp, Company
Director, and Marguerite Helen Calder-Sharp.
Educated: Munro College, Repton School
(United Kingdom), McGill and Cornell Universities.
Career: Managing Director Citrus
Company of Jamaica 1973-1986. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Philippa Mary
Davidson, November 11, 1967; 3 sons, 1 daughter.
Clubs: Jamaica Royal Jamaica Yacht,
Liguanea, PWD Hunting & Sporting. Interests:
Sailing, Squash, Golf, Hunting. Address:
(business) Box 144, Kingston 11. Tel.923-5117;
(residence) Box 567, May Pen.
Hyatt Wilmot, Farmer, Executive Director
Comfort Hall Farms since 1978. Director
Tropi-Culture Limited, Ornamentals Limited,
Negril Beach Club, Diesel World Ltd. Organizations:
Member Citrus Growers Association Limited,
Jamaica Citrus Growers Limited. Born:
Buff Bay, Jamaica, December 18, 1925, son
of the late Alva Hyatt Sharp, Farmer. Educated:
Excelsior High School. Career: Manager
Photography Department Stanley Motta Limited
1948-54; Manager Drug Department Adolph
Levy and Bro. Ltd 1954-72; Managing Director,
Curtis Cosmetics Limited 1967-75; Managing
Director Osbourne Estates Limited 1975-79;
Former Chairman Citrus Growers Association
Limited, Board of Governors Central Area
Council All Island Banana Growers Association
1976-79; Former Chairman, Board of Visitors,
Bellvue Hospital, Former Board Member of
A.M.C. 1975-79. Denomination: Anglican.
Married: Faustine Louise Wilson,
February 7, 1950; 3 sons. Clubs:
Kingston Cricket, Constant Spring Golf,
Liguanea, Caymanas, Manchester Country,
Jamaica Skeet, Jackson Bay Gun and Fishing,
Savannah Hunting & Fishing. Address:
(business) 5 Oxford Park Avenue, Kingston
5. Tel. 926-8979, 929-4791, (residence)
10 Enman Avenue, Kingston 8.
Heckford, B.Sc., M.Div., D.Min., J.P.
Minster of Religion. Pastor, Maldon Circuit
of Baptist Churches since 1982. Organisations:
President, Jamaica Baptist Union since 1994
and Director, Maldon Mount Tasty Chips.
Born: Dalmally, Hanover, August 25,
1933, son of the late Edward Sharpe, Butcher/Farmer
, and Estella Sharpe, Homemaker. Career:
Pastor, Higham Hill Baptist Church, Walthamstow,
England 1967-70; Pastor, Franklin Baptist
Church, Main , USA 1971-72; Teacher/Counsellor,
Calabar High School 1973-74; Pastor, Port
Maria Circuit of Baptist Churches 1974-77;
Missionary, Grenada 1977-81; Secretary,
Board of Mission & Evangelism, Jamaica
Baptist Union 1990-94. Publications:
Black Jamaican Shepherd White Sheep and
Under the Same Son. Denomination:
Baptist. Married: Herma Joyce Sharpe
June 27, 1964, 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests:
Reading, Motoring, Travelling. Club:
Church. Motto: With Faith all Things
are Possible. Address: Jamaica Baptist
Union, 6 Hope Road, Kingston 10; Tel. 926-1395/7820.
Rt. Hon. Dr. Hugh Lawson, O.J. M.P.,
P.C., LL.d.(Hon). Trade Unionist. President
Bustamante Industrial Trade Union. Born:
Martha Brae, Trelawny, May 18, 1923. Educated:
Falmouth Primary School, won parish scholarship
to St. Simons College. Career:
Journalist Jamaica Worker, then
Editor. Joined Bustamante Industrial Trade
Union, Assistant General Secretary 1947,
Member Kingston & St. Andrew Corporation
1947-51, Colonial Development and Welfare
Trade Union Scholarship 1948, Island Supervisor
of Union 1953, Member House of Representatives
1955-59, Vice-President B.I.T.U. 1960, Member
of the Legislative Council, Leader of Government,
Business in the Senate and Minister without
portfolio, Deputy Chief of Mission for Jamaica
at the United Nations General Assembly 1962-67,
Presented proposal for 1968 Human Rights
Year, Member Jamaican delegation at the
Commonwealth Prime Ministers Conference
1966, M.P. for Southern Clarendon 1967,
appointed Minister of External Affairs,
Appointed Prime Minister of Jamaica on the
death of Sir Donald Sangster 1967. Returned
to Trade Union 1972, Leader Opposition until
1974, President B.I.T.U. 1977. Minister
of Foreign Affairs & Foreign Trade 1980-86;
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign
Trade, Industry and Commerce 1986-89; Chairman,
Joint Trade Unions Research Development
Centre 1992; President, Jamaica Confederation
of Trade Unions 1994. Denomination:
Baptist. Address: B.I.T.U., 98 Duke
Stephen M., B.Sc., LL.B. (Hons.); A.C.I.Arb.
Attorney-at-Law, Managing Partner Myers
Fletcher & Gordon, Manton & Hart
since 1995. Director, M F & G Trust
& Finance Ltd., Securities Trust &
Management Services Ltd.,(BVI), MFG Services
Ltd., (U.K.), Kingston Legal Aid Clinic,
Jamaica College Board of Governors. Organizations:
Director Kingston Legal Aid Clinic; Past
Chairman Executive Committee Council of
Voluntary Social Services; Member Board
United Way of Jamaica, Bar Council, Board
of Governors St. Andrew High School, Board
of Management Jamaica College. Born:
St. Thomas, October 4, 1949; son of the
late Duval Shelton and Lilli Shelton, Retired
Pharmacist and Business-woman. Educated:
Owens Preparatory School, Jamaica
College, University of the West Indies.
Career: J. Wray & Nephew 1967;
Field Officer, United Nations Development
Programme 1968; Tutor, U.W.I. (Cave Hill
Campus) 1971-72; Associate, Myers, Fletcher
& Gordon, Manton & Hart 1975-80,
then Partner 1980-95. Denomination:
Methodist. Married: Sharon Abrahams,
August 16, 1975; 2 sons. Interests:
Reading and Hunting. Clubs: Kingston
Cricket, Liguanea , Jackson Bay . Address:
(business) 21 East Street, Kingston. Tel.
922-5860; (residence) 2 Rosa Place, Kingston
Ellis Victor, J.P., Teacher. Anglican
Priest in charge of St Thomas Anglican Church,
Bath. Chairman, Serge Island Cane Farmers
Association. Organizations: Director&
Treasurer, Parish Library Committee (Morant
Bay), Chairman, Trinityville District Library,
Curate, Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Trinityville.Vice
Chairman, Bath Hotel, Founder, Citizens
Association Retreat (C.A.R.). Director,
All-Island Jamaica Cane Farmers Association.
Born: Woburn Lawn, Cedar Valley,
St. Thomas, May 8, 1920, son of the late
Isaac M. Shepherd, Small Produce (Coffee)
Dealer, and Alice McKoy-Shepherd. Educated:
Woburn Lawn Primary School, St. Johns
College, Mico Teachers College, University
of the West Indies. Career: First
Year of teaching spent at Bigwoods in St.
Elizabeth. Remainder of Teaching spent in
St. Thomas: Hayfield 1942-44, Wilmington
1944-47, Font Hill 1947-70. Went to the
University of the West Indies, Mona 1966
and became the first Principal Trinityville
New Secondary School September 1970-80.
Religious Education Teacher, Morant Bay
High School 1980-90. Chairman North West
St. Thomas J.A.M.A.L. Area Council. For
years a Small Farmer; Canes and Cocoa. Denomination:
Anglican. ordained priest in 1984.
Married: Iris Eugene Redway, August
3, 1957; 1 son, 3 daughters. Interests:
Reading, Gardening. Club: Third Vice
President, Lions Club of St. Thomas. Address:
St. Claires Avenue, Alexander Park , Morant
Bay, St. Thomas. Tel. 982-2688.
The Rev. Hon. Dr. Hugh B., O.J., O.B.E.
J.P., D.D., LL.D., M.I.B.A., Minister of
Religion. Organizations: Member of
the Intercontinental Biographical Association
1975; Past President of the Y.M.C.A. in
Kingston, Jamaica 1976, Consultant, Chairman
Boys Town All-Age; Chairman Boys Town Finance
Committee. Born: Portland, Jamaica,
West Indies, March 21, 1905 son of the late
Rev. Terence M. Sherlock and Adina Trotter-Sherlock.
Educated: Beckford and Smiths
School, Calabar High School, Caenwood Methodist
Theological College in Jamaica, was ordained
in 1937. Career: Civil Servant 1922-27;
served as a Methodist Minister in Turks
Islands from 1932-37 and in Jamaica, succeeding
his late father in the Ocho Rios Circuit
1937-40; Awarded a Y.M.C.A. Fellowship in
1942; served the Government through the
Y.M.C.A. Fellowship in 1942; served the
Government through the Y.M.C.A. as Founder-Director
of Boys Town in Western Kingston from
1940-56; United Nations Fellowship in 1954;
Became the first National Chairman of the
Jamaica Methodist District (with sub-districts
in Haiti, Panama and Costa Rica) from 1956-66,
Chairman of the Boards of Management of
the St. Andrew Girls High School, Excelsior
College, York Castle, and Morant Bay High
Schools, Founding Chairman of the Jamaica
Youth Corps and Operation Friendship,
Western Kingston, Member of the Executive
Committee of the World Methodist Council
1960-76, Vice-President 1965-72; First
President of the Autonomous Methodist Conference
of the Caribbean and the Americas 1967-72,
and Geneva Representative to the World Council
of Churches 1972-76. Publication:
Author of the Words of the National Anthem.
Awards: The Turks Island Medal in
1949, given the Freedom of the City of Kingston
1955; Honorary Doctorate in Divinity by
Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, Ohio,
U.S.A. 1972, Honorary LL.D. by the University
of the West Indies in 1977. Denomination:
Methodist. Married: Thelma Coole,
1942; 2 daughters. Interests: Sports.
Address: 2 Nicks Avenue, Kingston
8. Tel. 925-0316.
Lois Lake, Business Executive, Managing
Director, Sherbourne Ltd., Chairman, Island
Homes Ltd., Chairman, Restaurant Associates
Ltd., Director, Aerocon Construction Ltd.,
Pulse Investments Ltd., Caribbean Resources
Ltd., Pragma Development Ltd. Born:
Kingston, February 12, 1932, daughter of
Cecil Carby, retired Servant, and Yvette
Robin-Carby. Educated: St. Andrew
High School, Studied French and Art in Haiti
for 2 years; Instituto Allende San Miguel
De Allende Mexico. Career: Previously
owned the first antique shop known as Mahogany
House on Hope Road and with late husband
owned and operated Grace Furniture on Orange
Street, Kingston; Artist whose works have
been displayed and sold at various Art Galleries.
As Lois Carby Winner of Gleaners Miss
Pin-Up Contest. Award: Bronze Medal,
Festival in Fine Art 1991. Denomination:
Roman Catholic. Married: Twice -
Rodwell A. Lake (decd) and Kenneth
N. Sherwood (decd); 2 sons, 1 daughter.
Interests: Creative Dancing, Physical
Fitness. Address: (business) 20 Hope
Road, Kingston 10. Tel. 929-1153; (residence)
Sherbourne Heights, Sherbourne Close, Stony
Hill, , Kingston 8.
Anthony Geoffrey, F.T.C.L., L.R.S.M.;
Businessman, Teacher and Musician. Managing
Director Shields and Shields and Shields
Horticultural Enterprises Ltd. since 1982.
Organizations: Director Geoffrey
Shields Chorale; Spur Tree Farms; Blue River
Farms, Evergreen Farms. Born: St.
Andrew, Jamaica, July 20, 1945, son of the
late Harry Shields, Farmer and Businessman
and Elaine Rose Josephs-Shields, business-woman.
Educated: Manchester High School,
Jamaica School of Music; United Theological
College of the West Indies/UWI. Career:
1970 Music Director, Jamaica Festival; 1973
Deputy Festival Director, JCDC; 1974 Director
of Studios, Jamaica School of Music; 1976
Administrator, Cultural Training Centre;
1978 Founder/Director, National Schools
Choir & Collegiate Choral Ensemble;
Pioneer for Horticulture. Awards:
Institute of Jamaica Centenary Medal 1980;
Prime Ministers Award for Excellence
in the field of Music 1986. Denomination:
Moravian. Divorced: Children,
3 sons. Interests: Listening to Music,
Travelling, Reading. Motto: We live
to make a better country for our children.
Address: (business) 122 Barbican
Road, Kingston 8; Tel. 925-0222/8477; (residence)
21 Liguanea Avenue, Kingston 6.
Gregory Brenton, B.Sc. Econ., M.B.A.;
Management Consultant, Partner-in-Charge
Peat Marwick & Partners since 1981.
Chairman Weststar Group Ltd., Director Systems
Alliance (Jamaica) Ltd. Organizations:
Member, American Society for Personnel
Administration, American Society of Human
Management; Past President, Institute of
Management Consultants of Jamaica; Vice-President
Jamaica Taekwondo Federation. Born:
Kingston, May 25, 1947; son of Eric E. Shirley,
Retired General Manager, Jamaica Railway
Corp., and Enid M. Shirley, Housewife. Educated:
Munro College; Jamaica College; University
of Arkansas; Michigan State University.
Career: Manager, Human Resources
Planning & Development, Michigan Con.
Gas Co. 1972-75; management Consultant,
Peat Marwick & Partners 1976-78; Manager,
Peat Marwick & Partners 1978-81. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Susan Lea Roberts,
April 1, 1972; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests:
Sports, Social Work. Clubs: Jamaica,
Liguanea, Rotary Club of Kingston Downtown.
Address: (business) Peat Marwick
& Partners, P.O. Box 76, 6 Duke Street,
Kingston; Tel. 922-6640; (residence) 9 Carole
Close, Kingston 8.
Renford Archibald, Teachers Dip., Dip.
Administration, Dip. Tech., Dip Agri. Ed.,
Dip. B.Sc., M. Ed., J.P., O.D. Educator.
Principal Mico Teachers College 1981-95
. Managing Director Mico Foundation 1981-95.
President, Jamaica Council for Adult Education
1986-95; President Caribbean Regional Council
Education. Organizations: Jamaica
Teachers Association; Chairman Mico Practising
School Board of Management 1981-95; Executive
Member, Jamaica Association of Teacher Educators
and the Jamaica Council for Tertiary Education;
Hon. President of Mico Old Students Assn.
1981-95. Member General Council, UWI and
Finance & General Purpose Committees.
Born: Mt. Herman, Swift River, Portland
March 4, 1927 son of the late Hyman E. Shirley
and Alice J. Shirley. Educated: Buxton
High School; Mico Teachers College;
Pennsylvania State University; Boston State
University, Michigan State University and
University of Maryland. Career: Principal,
Wift Purchell All Age; Hampstead Govt. School,
St. Mary, 1950-54; Asst. Lecturer/Lecturer/Sr.
Lecturer Mico College, 1960-66; Vice-Principal,
1966-80. Awards: Mico Old Students
Assn. Gold Medal Award for Meritorious Service
1982 and 150th Award 1986; J.T.A. Gold Torch
Award 1993; J.A.T.E. Ward 1994 Joint Committee
for Tertiary Education - Educator of the
Year Award 1994. Denomination: Anglican.
Married: Jessie Valentine Gordon,
August 1953; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests:
Horticulture, Tennis, Music. Club:
Lodge Mico, Scottish Freemason. Address:
c/o Mico College, 1A Marescaux Road, Kingston
Susan Lea, B.Sc.; Professional Artist
since 1979. Born: Detroit, Michigan,
September 14, 1950; daughter of Homer D.
Roberts, Educator/Naturalist, and Dorothy
M. Roberts, Artist/Homemaker. Educated:
Thurston High School (Mich.); Michigan State
University. Career: Interior Designer-Commercial,
Detroit Michigan 1972-75; Art Instructor,
Alpha Academy 1976-79; has held numerous
one-person and group exhibitions in Jamaica,
Canada, U.S.A. and Antigua. Awards:
Two Silver, One Bronze (1987, 1988) Annual
Festival Art Competition. Married:
Gregory B. Shirley, April 1, 1972; 1 son,
1 daughter. Interests: Travel, Swimming,
Photography, Reading. Clubs: American Womens
Group, Liguanea. Address: (business
& residence) 9
Carole Close, Kingston 8.
George Hanna, B.Sc. (Sp. Hons.). M.Sc.,
Ph.D; Scientist, Plant Physiologist, Professor
of Botany, Head Department of Botany (U.W.I.)
since 1974. Organizations: Member
Overseas Examination Committee, Board of
Natural History Division Institute of Jamaica,
Board of Scientific Research Council. Born:
Egypt, February 3, 1925, son of Hanna Sidrak
and Friida Sidrak (both decd). Educated:
Primary and Secondary Schools in Egypt,
University of Cairo (Egypt), University
of Birmingham (England). Career:
Demonstrator in Botany University of Cairo
1946-51; Lecturer in Botany Heliopolis University
(Cairo) 1951-53; Post graduate work University
of Birmingham 1953-55; Lecturer and Senior
Lecturer University of Khartoum (Sudan)
1956-60; Lecturer and Senior Lecturer University
of the West Indies 1960-74. Award:
Prime Ministers Independence Medal
1983. Publications: Several publications
in plant physiology and soil reclamation
in scientific journals. Denomination:
Coptic Orthodox. Married: Priscilla
W.S. Rutter, September 11, 1957; 1 daughter.
Interests: Photography, Bridge. Address:
(business) Department of Botany, University
of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7. Tel.
927-2753; (residence) 30 College Common,
Mona, Kingston 7. Tel. 927-2309.
Raymond Anthony, B.Sc. Elec. Eng. Registered
Professional Engineer. Managing Director,
Island Vista Investments Ltd., Organizations:
Member, Institute of Electrical & Electronics
Engineers U.S.A., Founder & currently
President Jamaica Institution of Engineers.
Born: St. Mary, March 5, 1950; son
of Cecil B. Silvera, Land Surveyor, and
Enid B. Silvera, Housewife. Educated:
St. Mary High School; Kingston College;
University of the West Indies, St. Augustine.
Career: Formerly employed to Jamaica
Public Service Co. until 1993 as Senior
Director, Technical Operations and in various
technical capacities since 1972; Chief Engineer
for Substations in 1975; worked on conversion
of Companys system for remote control,
also engineered various large substations;
appointed Manager, Engineering Design 1978;
between 1983 and 1986 Director of Engineering
and Projects with responsibility for all
major engineering and construction projects;
appointed Director of Districts in 1986
and Senior Director Technical Operations
in 1990. Interests: Squash, Table
Tennis, Reading, Developments in Technology.
Club: Liguanea. Address: (business)
Investments Ltd., Suite 101, 85 Hope Road,
Kingston 6. Tel: 927-9665; (residence) Apartment
#28, Amyton Court, 3 Broadway Road, Kingston
Col. John I., Army Officer. General
Staff Officer (Col. GS), Jamaica Defence
Force since December 1990. Chairman JDF
Sports Board, Jamaica Officer Club. Born:
Kingston, May 10, 1946, son of Arthur Simmonds,
Painter, and Edith Simmonds, Housewife.
Educated: Excelsior High School,
MONS Officer Cadet School, UK. Courses Army
Staff College (Camberley) and Royal College
of Defence U.K. Career: Enlisted
in the Jamaica Defence Force October 6,
1966, commissioned in the rank of Second
Lieutenant in June 1967, Platoon Commander
1st Battalion Jamaica Regiment 1967-69;
Motor Transport Officer 1969-71; Second
in Command of a company 1971-73; Admin.
Officer, 3rd Battalion Jamaica Regiment
(National Reserve) 1973-75; Company Commander
1st Battalion Jamaica Regiment 1975-79;
Company Commander 2nd Battalion Jamaica
Regiment 1979, Commanding Officer 1979-81;
Staff Officer Operations and Training, Headquarters
Jamaica Defence Force 1982-90. Award:
Meritorious Medal for services to the Jamaica
Defence Force. Denomination: Roman
Catholic. Married: Ovril J. Coulton,
December 30, 1972; 2 sons. Interests:
Tennis, Squash. Represented Jamaica internationally
on several occasions at Hockey, Soccer and
Squash. Clubs: Jamaica Officers,
Liguanea. Address: (business) Jamaica
Defence Force, Up Park Camp, Kingston 5.
Tel. 929-6966; (residence) 7 MOQ. Up Park
Camp, Kingston 5.
Anthony Christopher Lionel, M.B.A.,
F.C.C.A.; Businessman. Managing Director
S & T Ltd. since 1982. Director S &
T Distributors Ltd. Organisations:
Vice President Jamaica Tae Kwondo Federation.Member
Holy Cross Church, St Anthonys Children
Home. Born: Cheltenham, England,
November 29, 1948, son of Lionel E. Simmons,
and Madeline Beryl Simmons. Educated:
Whitefriars School, Redditch School, Cranfield
Business College (Scholarship). Career:
Articles - Clerk-Marcus Hazlewood &
Co. (England) 1967-69; Internal Auditor
C.P.C. United Kingdom Ltd. 1971; Financial
Accountant Holts Products Ltd. (England)
1971-72; Financial Director Alcan Building
Products Ltd. (England) 1973-77; Assistant
Financial Controller N.C.C. Ltd. (Jamaica)
1977; General Manager National Packaging
Corporation Ltd., Jamaica 1977-80. Denomination:
Catholic. Married: Sandra P. Graham,
April 9, 1978. Interests: Tae Kwondo,
Squash, Reading. Club: Liguanea. Address:
(business) S & T Ltd., 56 Brentford
Road, Kingston 5. Tel. 929-8061-3; (residence)
1 Rougemont Way, Kingston 8.
Cleve McKenzie, Businessman. Managing
Director Macsim Ltd., McCurnin, Simon &
Associates Ltd. Organizations: Former
President Jamaica Horticultural Society;
Member Jamaica Manufacturers Association;
Member of various committees for the development
and expansion for export of ornamental plants
and flowers, and Island beautification programmes.
Born: Kingston, October 5, 1914,
son of Michael N. Simons and Alice McKenzie-Simons.
Career: Secretary/Manager Jamaica
Welfare Cottage Industries Ltd.; Jamaica
Welfare Finance Ltd. 1943-48, Managing Director
Caribbean Cottage Crafts Ltd., and Caribbean
Shell Ltd. 1948-67, Introduced the technology
of growing chrysanthemums commercially to
Jamaica. Collector of new varieties of plants
for distribution in Jamaica; Lecturer on
horticultural subjects; Specialist in Water
and Waste Treatment Design and Engineering,
also Alternate Energy Systems, Advisor to
Agro-21 Development of Experimental Plot
at Caymanas. Awards: Prime Ministers
Award for contribution to horticulture (1983),
Gleaner Certificate of Merit for contribution
to export horticulture (1985). Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Fay Dennison,
June 4, 1978; 1 son, 4 daughters. Address:
(business) 66 Constant Spring Road, Kingston
10. Tel. 925-8784/58788; (residence) The
Garden, Golden Spring P.O.
Redvers Denton, Accountant. Honorary
Senior Managing Director for the Nestle
Group Zone III (South America). Managing
Director Food Specialities Jamaica Ltd.
and Jamaica Milk Products Ltd. since 1979.
Director Jamaica Milk Products Pension Trust
Ltd. Organizations: Director P.S.O.J.,
General Treasurer Jamaica Baptist Union
since 1971, Deacon of Bethel Baptist Church,
Half Way Tree. Born: Withorn, Westmoreland,
June 18, 1924 son of Virgil Fubler Simons,
Building Contractor, & Wilhelmina Harrison-Simmons
(both decd). Educated: Georges
Plain Primary, Mt. Ward Primary School,
Knockalva Practical Training Centre. Further
education by private tuition, and in addition
received specialized training in Accounting
and Management - Nestle Switzerland 1964,
Nestle Switzerland and United Kingdom 1969,
Nestle Mexico 1974. Career: Farmer
at the Roehampton Young Farmers Settlement,
St. James, Junior Clerk Jamaica Milk Products
Ltd. (Montpelier Cooling Station), Laboratory
Assistant, Farms Inspector, Supervisor of
Montpelier Cooling Station, Assistant Accountant,
Chief Accountant, Bybrook Condensery/Michleton
Milo Factory, Management Accountant, Controller
J.M.P./F.S.J. Head Office in Kingston. Denomination:
Baptist. Married: Margaret Gloria
Martin, April 12, 1950; 1 son, 2 daughters.
Interests: Gardening, Reading. Club:
North St. Catherine Lions. Address:
(business) Food Specialities Jamaica Ltd.,
60 Knutsford Boulevard, Kingston
5. Tel. 926-1300; (residence) 5
Bridgemount Heights, P.O. Box 684, Kingston
8. Tel. 942-3136.
Heinz Erich Walter, Hotelier, Managing
Director The Half Moon Club since 1965.
Managing Director & part Owner Half
Moon Golf, Tennis & Beach Club. Chairman
S.O.S. Childrens Villages of Jamaica,
Elegant Resort of Jamaica and Chairman Elegant
Resorts International. Honorary Consul General
of Austria for Jamaica since 1976. Organizations:
Member Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce,
Founding Member and President Skal Club
of Montego Bay; Active member and chairman
of various committees for fund raising events
for numerous charities. Born: Raddersburg,
Styria, Austria, July 13, 1927. Educated:
Junior and High Schools Raddersburg and
Vienna, Austria; Pichl Hotel College, Austria;
3 years Management Training, Switzerland.
Career: Waiter Pavillon (Montreal,
Canada) 1952-53; Dining Room Captain 1953,
Maitre DHotel 1954, Food and Beverage
Manager 1955-63; Elbow Beach Surf Club (Bermuda);
Manager the Half Moon Club 1963-65; President
the Jamaica Hotel Association 1980-83; President
Caribbean Hotel and Tourist Association
1984-86; Chairman Elegant Resorts of Jamaica
1986; Chairman, S.O.S. Childrens Villages
of Jamaica Foundation. Awards: Diploma
of Honour S.O.S. Childrens Village
1975, Caribbean Hotelier of the year 1981
of the Caribbean Hotel Association, Gleaner
Certificate of Merit for outstanding contribution
to the Tourist Industry 1982. Hotelier of
the year 1990, Green Stewardship Award for
contribution to Conservation & Environmental
Protection 1995. Married: Elisabeth
Westreicher, 1 son 2 daughters. Interests:
Sailing. Clubs: Skal, Montego Bay Yacht,
Bermuda Sail Boat. Address: The Half
Moon Club, P.O. Box 80, Montego Bay. Tel.
Reverend Dr. George Vincent, Dip.Min.S.T.D.,
L.Th., M.A., D.Min., J.P.; Minister of Religion,
Past President of the Jamaica Baptist
Union. Born: Brandon Hill, Clarendon;
son of Robert Henry Simpson, Farmer and
Gertrude Avinel Simpson, Housewife (both
decd). Educated: Brandon Hill
All Age; United Theological College of the
West Indies; Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.
Career: Teacher, Eureka Preparatory
School 1960-63; Teacher McNie Primary School
President, J.B.U. 1979-84; 1987-88. Denomination:
Baptist. Married: Joan Williamson,
December 15, 1971; 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests:
Poultry Farming, Table Tennis, Music (Keyboard).
Address: (business & residence)
P.O. Box 3, Anchovy, St. James.
Lestine Washington, Management.. Managing
Director Exquisite Furnishing Group of Companies,
Exquisite Resorts & Auto Rental Ltd.,
Exquisite Furnishing Repairs Ltd., Exquisite
Ace Hardware & Exquisite
Import/Export Ltd. Organizations:
Manager Correctional Service Co-op Credit
Union Ltd., Former Treasurer/Manager Correctional
Services Co-operative Credit Union. Member
Life Underwriters Association of Jamaica.
Born: Maidstone, Portland, October
16, 1951, son of William Simpson, Farmer,
and Leonora McKenzie Simpson (decd).
Career: Hotel Receptionist, Teacher,
Accountant, Champion Credit Union Salesman
since 1976; Managing Director Exquisite
Furnishing, Appliance & Household Goods
Ltd., Unit Manager C.U.N.A. Mutual Ins.
Society. Denomination: Roman Catholic.
Married: Carmen Veronica Bowen, December
21, 1974; 3 daughters. Interests:
Credit Unionism, Politics. Address:
(business)12 Union Square, Kingston 5; (residence)
4 Sheila Place, Kingston . 19. Tel. 922-3805.
Augustine Segismond, J.P., O.D., Teachers
Dip.; Teacher, Agriculturalist. Director,
North Clarendon Processing Company. Organizations:
Chairman, Manchester Early Childhood Parish
Education Board; Director Coffee Industry
Board; Secretary/Manager of South Manchester
Coffee Growers Co-operative Ltd.,
Member, Jamaica Agricultural Society. Born:
Colonels Ridge, Clarendon, December
14, 1928, son of Wilfred Sinclair and Edith
his wife (both decd). Educated:
Mt. Carmel Elementary School, Mico Teachers
College. Career: Assistant Teacher
Grove Town All-Age School 1954-56, Principal
Rose Hill All-Age School 1957-62; Principal
Old England All-Age School since 1962-89.
Award: Officer of the Order of Distinction.
Denomination: Anglican. Widower;
1 son, 4 daughters. Interests: Cricket,
Reading. Address: (business) 1 Hotel
Street, Mandeville, Manchester. Tel. 962-4650
(residence) Brokenhurst, Old England P.O.,
Ethan M. Attorney-at-Law. Partner, Myers
Fletcher & Gordon since 1978. Organisations:
Member, Jamaican Bar Association since 1971;
Member Conveyancing Committee of Ja. Bar
Association since 1979; Board Member Immaculate
Conception Prep School since 1980. Born:
St. Andrew, July 10 1944, son of the late
Walter Forbes Sinclair, Attorney-at-Law,
and Lileth Sinclair, Housewife. Educated:
Jamaica College, Articled at Sinclair &
Perkins. Career: Member of the 3rd
Battalion of The Jamaica National Reserve
since January 1971; Received the Queens
Commission as an Officer in July 1971; Admitted
to practice as a Solicitor in Feb. 1971;
Attorney with Sinclair & Perkins 1971-73;
Manton & Hart 1973-77. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Carole Jean Phillips
August 22, 1970, 3 daughters. Interests:
Travelling, Reading, Theatricals, Pistol
Shooting. Address: Myers, Fletcher
Gordon, 21 East Street, Kingston; Tel. 922-5860.
Walter Forbes, Attorney-at-Law since
1941. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica,
1, 1910, son of the late Edmund M. Sinclair,
Optician and Jeweller, and Keziah Isabel
Sconce-Sinclair. Educated: Wolmers
Boys School. Career: Electrician
New York Electrical School 1929; Wireless
York) 1930; Radiotrician R.C.A. Institute
1931; Electrician (Jamaica) 1932; Solicitor
Supreme Court of Jamaica 1941; Treasurer
The Incorporated Law Society of Jamaica
Senior Partner Sinclair & Perkins, Solicitors
1956, Councillor Kingston & St. Andrew
Corporation 1956-60; Past Master Wolmers
Freemason Lodge 1958; Deputy Chairman of
the Prices Commission 1973-77. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Lileth Alethia
Thompson, June 12, 1943; 2 sons. Interest:
Gardening. Clubs: Melbourne Cricket,
Press Club of Jamaica. Address: (residence)
5B Mona Road, Kingston 6. Tel. 927-7875.
Subramaniam, M.B.B.S., D.A., F.F.A.R.C.S.;
Professor of Anaesthetics and Intensive
Care since 1976. Born: Jaffna,
Sri Lanka, February 9, 1931; son of the
late Subramaniam Sivapragasam and Nithiyalaskumi,
Housewife. Educated: St.Thomas
School; Jaffna College; Ceylon University.
Publication: Wide West Indian Medical
Journal. Married: Heather St. John,
September 1, 1962; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests:
Tennis, Windsurfing, Swimming, (Ran around
Jamaica 418 miles, in 31 laps
1986-87). Club: Senior Common Room,
U.W.I. Address: (business) Dept.
of Anaesthetics & Intensive Care, University
Hospital, Kingston 7; (residence) 23 University
Close, Kingston 7.
Iris May, J.P.; Teacher, Principal St.
Georges All-Age School since 1971.
Co-Founder and Director Blackstonedge Skills
Training Centre. Organizations: Member
Alpha Delta Kappa (International Sorority
of Female Educators), Zeta Chapter, Ocho
Rios; Chairman St. Georges Basic School,
Member Jamaica Teachers Association,
St. Mary Parish Early Childhood Board. Member
of Executive Committee of the Association
of Justices of the Peace. Born: Cristobal
C.Z. Colon, Panama, August 8, 1931, daughter
of Frederick Alanzo Clarke and Amis Elizabeth
Campbell-Clarke (both decd). Educated:
Silver City Elementary School, Silver City
Occupational High School, Shortwood Teachers
College, University of the West Indies.
Awards: Long service award for Anglican
Teachers for over thirty years service.
Denomination: Anglican. Married:
Joel Ethelbert Slack, April 8, 1961; 2 sons,
1 daughter. Interests: Flower gardening,
Reading, Music. Address: (business)
St. Georges All-Age School, Blackstonedge
P.O. St. Ann; (residence) Unity Valley,
P.O. Box 8, Moneague P.O., St.
Patrick Iser, Manufacturer, Managing
Director since 1967, Satisfaction Garment
Co. Ltd., A-1 Printers Ltd., Satisfaction
Sewn Products Ltd., P & M Apparel Ltd.
Organizations: Member Jamaica Manufacturers
Association; Jamaica Exporters Association,
Private Sector Organization of Jamaica.
Born: Kingston, Jamaica, July 2,
1944, son of Iser Abdulla Sleem, Manufacturer,
and Alexandra Khaleel-Sleem. Educated:
Gaynstead High School. Career: Entered
Family business at age 16 years and appointed
Managing Director at age 23, also made Chairman
of the Board of Directors of A-1 Printers
Ltd. 1972. Denomination: Anglican.
Married: Luz Cubilian Blanca, December
20, 1964, (Divorced); 1 son, 1 daughter.
Interests: Shooting, Fishing, Sailing.
Clubs: Rangers Gun Rod & Tiller,
Jackson Bay Gun & Fishing and Monymusk,
Rod & Tiller. Address: (business)
12 Retirement Road, Kingston 5. Tel. 926-2424,
929-6577; (residence) Three Gables,
Stony Hill, Kingston
Sharleene Maxine, Garment Manufacturer
since 1968. Director Satisfaction Sales
Ltd., Satisfaction Garment Co. Ltd., Satisfaction
Sewn Products Ltd. Organizations:
Director Jamaica Exporters Association,
Jamaica Manufacturers Association, Garment
Executive Committee Member, J.M.A. Born:
St. Andrew, Jamaica, April 13, 1952, daughter
of Iser Abdullla Sleem, Garment Manufacturer
and Alexandra Khaleel-Sleem. Educated:
Wolmers Girls School. Interests:
Music, Travelling, Tennis, Reading. Club:
Liguanea. Address: (business) 12
Retirement Road, Kingston 5. Tel. 926-2424,
929-6577; (residence) 40 Olivier Place,
Aneita Jacinth, Teacher. Principal Sandy
Bay All-Age School since 1976. Organizations:
Chairman School Community Outreach Programme
for Education Committee; Past President
Hanover Teachers Association, Church
Secretary Synod Representative, Leader
4-H Club, Returning Officer Eastern Hanover,
Choir Mistress and Asst. Organist Beechman
Methodist Church Hanover. Born: Spaulding,
Manchester, January 10, 1936, daughter of
the late Adolphus Tomlin, Farmer and Amy
Mitchell-Tomlin. Educated: Richies
All-Age School, Bethlehem Teachers
College. Career: Teacher Zion Hill
School, Manchester, Top Hill School (St.
Elizabeth), Principal Rose Hill All-Age
School (Manchester) 1969. Award Medallion
for outstanding leadership parish of
St. Elizabeth in 4-H work 1969. Award:
Edith Dalton James Award 1988. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Aston Small (decd),
May 29, 1960; 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests:
Dancing, Drama, Music, Art and Craft, Gardening.
Club: Womens League, Sandy
Hanover; Tel. 952-4898.
Grace Jackson, O.D., B.A., M.A. Consultant,
Executive Director of Organisation for Athletes
Striving for Improvement and Success (OASIS).
Director Institute of Sports, Member of
National Sports Council. Born: Priory,
St. Ann, daughter of the late Omri Jackson,
Tailor and Edna Jackson, retired dressmaker.
Educated: Melrose Primary School;
The Queens School, Alabama A &
M University; Queens College, New York.
Business Career: Management Consultant,
Peat Marwick & Partners. Athletic
Career: Carifta Games, Bahamas Silver
Medal - high jump 1976; Bronze medal; hurdles
1978; All American NCAA Div II MVP 1982;
Bronze medal 200 metres World University
Games 1983 (first athlete from English-speaking
Caribbean to win a medal in these games);
Placed 5th in 200 m First World Athletics
Championships, Helsinki, Finland 1983; Placed
5th 100, 200 metres, 4 x 400 metres relay
- Los Angeles Olympics 1984, member of 4
x 100 metres relay team which made the finals
(one of the few women to ever run in 4 Olympic
finals in the same Olympic games); Gold
Medal in 200 metres and bronze medal in
100 metre in World University Games 1985
(first athlete from English-speaking Caribbean
to win gold medal at these games;); Silver
medals in 100 and 200 metres in 4th World
Athletic Cup in Canberra, Australia 1985
(best performance ever by an athlete from
the English speaking Caribbean in that event);
Holder Jamaica 400 metes womens record
of 50.72 erasing former record which stood
for 14 years; set new record in this event
of 49.57 in 1988; Mobil Grand Prix 200 m
winner, 2nd in overall standing 1988; Bronze
medal World cup 200m, Gold medal Barcelona
4 x 400m 1989; Mobil Grand Prix 200m 2nd
place 1990. Awards: Jamaican Sportswoman
of the Year 1986; 1988 Carreras Foundation,Key
to City of Birmingham, Alabama USA 1988.
Married: Hugh Small 24th November,
1990. Clubs: Atoms Track, Alpha Kappa
Alpha Sorority Inc., Phi Beta Lambda Business
Fraternity. Address: c/o 33 Duke
Street, Kingston. Tel: 922-8899.
Ronald Hugh Packer, Q.C., LL.B (Hon.).
Attorney-at-Law and Public Policy Consultant.
Barrister-at-Law and member Honourable Society
of Middle Temple, London, England. Born:
Kingston, Jamaica, July 5, 1941, son of
Ronald Hugh Small, retired Supreme Court
Judge, and Anne Louise Small (retired teacher).
Educated: Jamaica College; London
University; Inns Court (England). Career:
Research Assistant, London School of Economics
1962; Research Assistant, British Labour
Party; Legal Officer, National Workers Union
1963-64; Secretary, Bar Association of Jamaica
1966-67; Senator, M.P. & Parliamentary
Secretary, Ministry of National Security
1976; Minister of Youth, Sports and Community
Development 1977-79; Minister of Education,
Youth & Sports 1979-80; Minister of
Finance 1980; Opposition Spokesman on Finance
& the Economy in the Senate 1980-83;
Member of Bar Council 1985-88;Minister of
Mining & Energy February 1989-Nov 90;
Ministry of Industry, Production & Commerce
Nov 1990 - Dec 1991; Minister of Finance
1992. Appointed Queens Counsel 1985. Publications:
Physical Education, Sports our Instrument
for the Development of Jamaican People 1978;
Strategies for Re-Scheduling Jamaicas
External Debt 1980. Married: Grace
November 24, 1990, 2 daughters from previous
marriage. Interests: Gardening, Photography,
Reading. Address: (business) 33 Duke
Street, Kingston. Tel. 922-8899. (residence)
Faraway, P.O. Box 30, Bog Walk,
Stuart Mapletoft, B.Sc.; Doctor of Dental
Surgery. Dental Surgeon, Managing Director,
Oxford Dental Centre since 1981; Managing
Director, Dental Maintenance Organization.
Director, Best Veg. Born: Kingston,
March 1, 1948; son of James Ivan Small,
Retired Senior Surveyor Customs, and Ida
Mae Small, Retired Insurance Representative
& Social Worker. Educated: Jamaica
College; Excelsior High School; Howard University;
CETEC University. Career: Professionally
exhibiting Art 1972-78; Government Dental
Services 1981-85. Awards: Received
several awards for Art Exhibitions. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Dotris Elizabeth
Brebner-Small, June 22, 1987; 1 son. Interests:
Painting, Sculpting, Reading, Travelling.
Clubs: Kingston Cricket, Jamaica
Skeet and Ex Services. Address: (business)
Oxford Dental Centre, 22G Old Hope Road,
Kingston 5; Tel. 926-7311; (residence) 11
Lindsay Crescent, Kingston.
Donald Garth W., J.P., B.Sc., M.Sc.
(Accounting); Chartered Accountant (not
in private Practice); Teacher Cert., Company
Director. Managing Director Keelung Distributors
Ltd since 1989. Part-time Lecturer U.W.I.
since 1986. Born: Kingston, Jamaica,
son of Lester Smalling, retired Personnel
Manager, and Joyce Blair, retired Civil
Servant. Educated: St Jago School,
Church Teachers College, University
of the West Indies. Career: Teacher;
Operation Manager; Assistant Manager, Teachers
Book Centre Ltd.; Managing Director Stationery
Manufacturers Ltd. 1979-88. Publications:
Contribution (Student section) Caribbean
Finance and Management Journal. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Patricia M. Salmon,
April 13, 1985, 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests:
Photography, Travel, Gourmet, Swimming.
Clubs: Scottish Freemason, Past master
Lodge Imperial service. Address:
(business) 7 Norman Road, P.O. Box 8931,
C.S.O., Kingston. Tel. 928-5913-4.
Sister Agatha, R.S.M.; Teacher. Born:
Belize City, Belize, July 10, 1924, daughter
late Joseph Alfred Smith and Elsie Alice
Victoria Quallo-Smith. Educated:
St. Ignatius Catholic School, St. Catherines
Academy (Belize), St. Josephs Teachers
College. Career: Stenographer/Typist
Import Control Office (Govt. Customs), Belize
for 2 years; Entered Convent of Mercy, Alpha,
Kingston 1944; Final vows as Sister of Mercy
1947; Teacher Alpha Boys School, Alpha Girls
School, Alpha Elementary School, Mt. St.
Jospehs Academy, Holy Trinity Secondary
School, Principal Holy Family Infant School
years, Seaford Town All-Age School
3 years, Alpha Primary School 7 years,
St. Catherine Primary 19 years. Engaged
in several community activities. Awards:
Certificates of Appreciation from Girl Guides
Association; Heroes Day Honour from St.
Catherine Parish Council 1984. Denomination:
Roman Catholic. Interests: Reading,
Sewing, Deeply interested in the young
especially those who are poor materially
or otherwise. Address: Convent of
Mercy Alpha, Kingston.
Alwyn George Ashley, B.Sc. (Econ.),
Economist. Personnel & Marketing Controller
Jamaica National Building Society since
November 1990. Director Content Farms Limited.
Organization: Member Primary Health
Care Committee of St. Johns Ambulance
Brigade. Born: Milk River, Clarendon,
November 7, 1947, son of Egerton Smith,
Sugar-cane Farmer, and Amy Smith, Housewife
(both decd). Educated: Calabar
High; University of the West Indies. Career:
Semi Senior Audit Clerk, Touche, Ross, Thorburn
& Co.; Chief Accountant, Branch Manager,
Marketing Manager, Mortgage Manager, Jamaica
National Building Society; General Manager
Church Co-op Credit Union Ltd. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Yvette Elaine
Boothe, July 28, 1973; 1 daughter. Interests:
Gardening, Music. Club: Rotary Club
of New Kingston. Address: (business)
2-4 Constant Spring Road. Kingston 10. Tel.
(residence) 2 Hacienda Close, Kingston
Colin, Company Executive. Managing Director
Tropicair Jalousies Ltd. since 1989 Director
Western Storage Ltd. (I.C.D. Group) since
1986. Director, Hoisery Co. of Ja., Western
Storage Ltd., Caripic Jamaica, Dynamic Ventures
Ltd., Tarco Ltd., I.C.D. Export Ltd. Organizations:
President, Sales & Marketing Executives
of Jamaica; Director, Rotary Club, Downtown
Kingston. Former Member, Jamaica Folk Singers
(16 years). Born: June 5, 1944, St.
Elizabeth; son of Linford Smith, Retired
Farmer, and Agie Smith, Retired Teacher.
Educated: Cornwall College; University
of the West Indies, Mona Campus. Career:
Marketing Representative, Tropicair Jalousies
Ltd. (I.C.D.) 1964-74; Managing Director,
Plyber Co. (Ja.) Ltd. 1974-77; Marketing
Director, CEK (Ja.) Ltd. 1977-86; Managing
Director, Hosiery Company of Jamaica 1986-88.
Award: C & K Compton & Knowles
Corporation Certificate of Recognition for
Outstanding Performance 1983. Creative
Work: Painting of Mural. Denomination:
Christian, United Church (Presbyterian).
Married: Annett Fay Weller, September
6, 1975; 1 son, 3 daughters. Interests:
Art, Music, Language. Club: Rotary.
Address: (business) Tarco, 54 Molynes
Road, Kingston 10; Tel. 923-2956; (residence)
Happy Grove Road, P.O. Box 166, Kingston.
Derrick Charles; M.P.; Business Executive,
Assistant Manager Rapid & Sheffield
Co. Ltd. since October 1977, Member of Parliament
Kingston West Central since 1983. Organizations:
President St. Andrew Jaycees 1975, President
Jaycees of Jamaica 1978, Member of the Senate
1980-83, President West Indies Jaycees 1981.
Born: Kingston, Jamaica November
27, 1943 son of the late Charles Smith and
Isobel Burke-Smith. Educated: Calabar
High School, College of Arts, Science and
Technology. Denomination: Methodist.
Married: Kathleen Grier, December
7, 1978; 3 sons. Interests: Reading,
Horse Racing, Community Work, Photography.
Address: (business) 121 East Street,
Kingston; (residence) P.O. Box 520, Kingston
Harry A. J., B.Sc. (Gen.) Hons., M.B.A.
(Marketing); Business Executive. Marketing
Executive, Desnoes & Geddes Ltd. since
1995. Born: Manchester, August 3,
1955; son of Aston G. Smith, J.P., Businessman,
and Mildred I. Smith, Retired Teacher. Educated:
Munro College; University of the West Indies.
Career: Head of Nematology Dept.
Banana Board Research Dept. 1977-79; Watershed
Agronomist (Planning), FAO/UNDP/Govt.of
Norway Project 1979-80; Consumer Product
Marketing Manager, Shell Chemicals (Ja.)
Ltd. 1980-86; Marketing Manager, Colgate
Palmolive Co. (Ja) Ltd 1986-92; Managing
Director, P.A. Benjamin (Ja) Ltd since 1992-95.
Publications: Four published papers
on Nematology. Married:
Ann Marie Talbot, May 17, 1980; 2 sons.
Interests: All outdoor Sports, Varied
Literature, Music, Travel & Dominoes.
Club: Liguanea. Address: (business)
214 Spanish Town Road, Kingston; Tel. 937-0330.
Keith Anthony, B.Sc. (Econ.) Diploma
Instituto National De La Juventud Mexico,
Attorney-at-Law since 1975. Senior Partner,
Keith Smith & Co.; Chairman Hemisphere
Car Rentals Company Ltd., Holidazia Ltd.,
Vice President, Jamaica U Drive Association,
former Director, Rotary Club of Mandeville,
Organizations: Former Regional Chairman
National Insurance Appeal Tribunal, Deputy
Chairman Regional Rent Assessment Board,
Member, Board of Management Knox High School
and Knox Community College. Former Chairman,
Licensing Authority (Transport), past Director
Jamaica Public Service Co. Ltd. Born:
Mandeville, Manchester; May 15, 1947, son
of Leslie Smith, Builder and Hilda Louise
Plummer-Smith, Business-woman. Educated:
Manchester High School; University of the
West Indies, College of Law - England. Career:
Bank of Nova Scotia Jamaica Ltd. Represented
the University of the West Indies at annual
University of Pittsburgh Debating Competition
in Pittsburgh, (U.S.A.). 1969; Represented
Jamaica at Fourth International Conference
on Oratory La Guadalajara (Mexico) 1969;
Delegation Head to British Transport Organization
1986. Denomination: United Church
of Jamaica and Grand Cayman. Children:
1 son, 1 daughter Interests: Music,
Tennis, Football. Club: Rotary, Mandeville.
Address: (business) 51 Manchester
Road, Mandeville. Tel. 962-1921/3223/6110,
Hon. Kenneth George, O.J.; Attorney-at-Law.
Retired Chief Justice of Jamaica. Born:
Chapelton, Clarendon, July 25, 1920, son
of Franklin C. Smith, Civil Servant and
Frances Wiggan-Smith. Educated: Primary
Schools; Cornwall College, Lincolns
Inn (London). Career: Assistant Clerk
R.M. Department 1940-48; Deputy Clerk of
Courts 1948-53; Clerk of the Courts 1953-56;
Acting Resident Magistrate (6 months) 1956;
Crown Counsel 1956-62; Assistant Attorney
General 1962-65; Judge Supreme Court Judge
1965-70; Appeal Court Judge 1970-73, Chief
Justice of Jamaica 1973-85; Justice of Appeal,
Bahamas 1985-90. Award: Order of
Jamaica 1973. Denomination: Anglican.
Married: Hyacinth Whitfield Connell,
July 4, 1942, 2 daughters. Interests:
Swimming, Gardening. Clubs: Kingston. Address:
5 Wagner Avenue, Kingston 8. Tel. 925-8218.
Reginald Calvin Nathaniel, F.I.C.S.;
Chartered Ship Broker. Managing Director
Jamaica Freight & Shipping Co. Ltd.,
Shipping Services Ltd., Lasocean Agencies
Ltd. since 1977. Director Terminal Services
Ltd., Southern Shipping Association of Jamaica
(1981), Southern Shipping Limited, Equipment
Care Ltd, Inter Seas Ltd. Organisations:
President Shipping Association of Jamaica
(1981), Southern Shipping Limited. Born:
September 12, 1926, son of the late Albert
Alexander Smith and Clara Elizabeth Perry-Smith.
Educated: Whitfield Town Elementary
School, Lincoln College. Career:
Steamship Co. as Junior Shipping Clerk in
1946 and was trained in all aspects of ship
husbandry and agency. Promoted and further
trained as Supercargo in 1950. Joined Sprostons
Jamaica Limited as Shipping Clerk. Promoted
1951 to Assistant Supercargo and 1953 to
Supercargo, 1955 to Assistant to the Operations
Manager and in 1957 to Operations Manager;
Joined the firm of Lascelles de Mercado
& Co. Ltd. in 1963 as Marine Traffic
Superintendent and was called to the Board
of Directors and promoted to Manager of
the Shipping Division in 1967; In 1970 went
into the the consulting field and was appointed
Marine Claim and Shipping Consultant to
the Lascelles Group of Companies; In February
1973 did feasibility study into the possibility
of merging the stevedoring operations of
four Companies, Lascelles deMercado (Shipping)
Ltd., A.E. Parnell & Co., Maritime &
Transport Services Ltd., and Ocean Shipping
Ltd. This resulted in a merger and Jamaica
Terminal Operators Ltd. was formed in November
1973, was appointed General Manager. Attended
many Conferences and Seminars with respect
to containerisation and port development.
Served as Director of The Shipping Association
of Jamaica for many years and also served
as Chairman of many committees dealing with
the operations of the Port of Kingston.
Denomination: Anglican. Married:
Florence Leith Edwards, November 26, 1948;
2 sons. Interests: Listening to Classical
Music, Draughts, Dominoes. Club:
Rotary Kingston, Downtown. Address:
(business) 80 Second Street, Port Bustamante,
Kingston 13. Tel. 923-9271-7, 923-6545;
(residence) 33 Blue Mountain Road, Belvedere
Heights P.O. Box , Red Hills.
Robert Arthur, B. Eng., A.C.I.I., General
Insurance Broker; Thomas Howell Group. Born:
St. Andrew, Jamaica, December 4, 1959, son
Ewart T. Smith, Company Executive (Wakefield
Fruits & Vegetable Ltd.) and Dorothy
G. Smith, retired Civil Servant. Educated:
Robertsons Prep., Calabar High; McGill
University, Montreal Canada. Career:
Project Engineer, ALCOA Mineral of Jamaica
Inc.; Loss Adjuster & Director, Thomas
Howell Keiwit (Ja) Ltd. 1984-87 & 1988-91;
Equipment Sales Manager, Deryck A. Gibson
Ltd. 1987-88. Senior Vice President, Spectrum
Insurance Brokers Ltd. Award: University
Scholar for academic achievement 1978 at
McGill University. Religion: Christianity.
Married: Andrea Nicole Guy, September
1, 1990. Interests: Sports, Reading,
Periodicals, Travelling. Address: (business)
7A Barbados Ave., Kingston 5; Tel:
926-4161; (residence) 2 Jacks Hill Road,
Town House No. 12, Kingston 6.
Rev. Canon Audley Hugh, O.D., J.P.,
L.Th.; Minister of Religion. Honorary Chaplain
to the Police Force since 1954, Canon Emeritus
of the Cathedral (Spanish Town). Organizations:
Past Master Royal Masonic Lodge EC207, District
Grand Lodge P.D.G.W., Rose Croix, Knight
Templar et al. Born: Newport, Manchester,
September 17, 1914, son of Rev. Audley Herbert
Smythe, Minister of Religion (Anglican),
and Constance Isabel Cheyne-Smythe (both
decd). Educated: DeCarteret
School (Mandeville), Kingston College, St.
Peters Theological College. Career:
Worked at Jamaica Telephone Company 1933-38,
Ordained 1942, Curate St. Matthews
Church (Kingston); Asst. Curate St. Georges
Church (Kingston) 1943-47; in charge Balaclava,
Keynsham and Siloah 1947-51; Rector Christ
Church Vineyard Town 1952-62; Rector, St.
Boniface, Harbour View 1960-78; Chaplain
General Penitentiary 1952-77. Retired Rector
St. Michaels Church, Victoria Avenue
and St. Patricks Church, Windward
Road 1952-1989. Publication: The
Church - Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow 1963.
Denomination: Anglican. Married:
Bernice Elaine deMontagnac, September 21,
1944. Interest: Reading. Club:
Kingston Cricket. Address: 8 Caledonia
Avenue, Kingston 5 Tel: 968-0439.
Vidya Bhushan, B.A. (Hons.), M.A. Dip.
in International Relations/International
Trade & Finance, International Law &
Diplomacy from University of Oxford while
being attached to Balliol College 1976-77.
Ambassador/Diplomat. High Commissioner for
India to Jamaica with concurrent accredition
to Dominican Republic, Republic of Haiti,
Cayman Islands, Grand Turks & Caicos.
since April 1994. Born: New Delhi,
India, May 13, 1942, son of the late B.
L. Soni, Businessman and Krishna Devi. Career:
Joined Indian Foreign Service July 1967.
Served in various capacities in Indian Diplomatic
Missions in Moscow, Cairo, Kualal Lumpur,
London; Elected Chairman of London Diplomatic
Association in 1982 & 1983; Consulate
General of Indian, Sydney 1986-89; Indian
High Commissioner to various South Pacific
Island Nations with residence in Fiji 1989-90;
Indian Ambassador to Senegal, Mali, Mauritinia
and High Commissioner to Gambia 1990-94.
Religion: Hindu. Married:
Kamlesh, May 13, 1968, 1 son, 1 daughter.
Interests: Cricket, Golf, Tennis,
Bridge and Reading. Clubs: Delhi
Gymkhana, Constant Spring Golf. Motto:
Truth Alone Triumps in the End. Address:
(business) 4 Retreat Avenue, Kingston 6.
(residence), India House, 2 East Kings
House Road, Kingston 6.
Louis Farren LL.B. Attorney-at-Law.
Studied law in England and having been admitted
to the Honourable Society of the Middle
Temple was called to the degree of The Utter
Bar in June 1949. Appointed Notary Public
in 1987. Partner Myers, Fletcher & Gordon
since 1976. Born: Saint Andrew, October
14, 1922; son of the late William Donald
Soutar, Supervisor, Ja. Mutual Life Assurance
Society and Hilda Blanche Soutar, Housewife.
Educated: Jamaica College, Inns of
Court, London. Career: Clerk, Barclays
Bank D.C.O. 1941-42; Lieutenant Royal Naval
Volunteer Reserve 1943-46; Private Practice
at the Bar in Jamaica 1950-53; Partner,
Marley & DeCasseres, Solicitors, 1953-69;
Partner, Marley, Millner Soutar & Co.
Attorneys-at-Law 1969-75. Denomination:
Roman Catholic. Married: Joy Eileen
Forrest Fennell September 1, 1973. Interests:
Reading, Photography, Carpentry and Gardening.
Club: Kingston Cricket. Address:
(business) 21 East Street, Kingston; (residence)
35 Acadia Circle, Kingston 8.
Stephen Nathaniel, Teacher, Principal
Denbigh Primary School since 1980. Organizations:
Member Friends May Pen Hospital, Elder in
the Christian Brethren Church; Friends Clarendon
Parish Library. Born: Elderslie,
St. Elizabeth, January 1, 1926, son of James
N. South, Farmer and Caroline Reid-South
(both decd). Educated: Elderslie
Elementary School, Brentwood College of
Education (Essex, England), City of London
College, London University. Career:
Royal Air Force 1944-47; Jamaica Constabulary
1948-53; Sprostons Jamaica 1953-55; Anglo
Overseas (UK). 1955-60; Customs Clerk G.P.O.
1960-62; Teacher United Kingdom 1965-66;
Knox College and Ardenne High School 1966-68;
Woodberry Down Junior School (UK). 1968-71,
Principal Knox Junior School 1971-73; John
Austin All-Age School 1973-78; Acting Education
Officer 1978-80. Denomination: Baptist.
Married: Violet Meek, December 15,
daughters. Interests: Reading, Music,
Gardening. Address: Denbigh Primary
School, Denbigh P.O., Clarendon; (residence)
Box 248, May Pen P.O., Clarendon.
Joseph A. Lester, J.P.; Business Executive,
Chairman/Managing Director Radio
Jamaica Ltd. since 1995. Organizations:
Director, Eagle Unit Trusts Management Co.
Ciboney Group Ltd., Island Life Merchant
Bank; Chairman, Salada Foods Ja. Ltd. ,National
Crime Prevention Fund (Crime Stop), Reditech
Services Ltd. Member, Advertising Council
of Jamaica. Born: Kingston, Jamaica,
April 1, 1941, son of Leslie E. Spaulding
(decd), and Myrtle Spaulding, retired.
Educated: Half Way Tree Primary School,
Kingston College, College of Arts, Science
and Technology. Career: Price Waterhouse
& Co. 1959-64; Chief Clerk Radio Jamaica
1965-68; Chief Accountant Radio Jamaica
1969-77; Managing Director, RJR since 1978;
Past President and now Director, Caribbean
Broadcasting Union & Media Association
of Jamaica. Denomination: Methodist.
Children: 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interest:
Boating. Address: (business) 32 Lyndhurst
Road, Kingston 5. Tel. 926-1100; (residence)
34 Norbrook Drive, Kingston 8.
Winston, Q.C.; Attorney-at-Law, Social
Worker, Businessman. Organizations:
Co-Founded Jamaica Association for Industrial
Security, Founder Human Rights Bureau J.L.P.
and first Chairman, Founder Member Jamaica
Council for Human Rights; while in England
member of several Human Rights organizations
including /English Committees for Civil
Liberties and Campaign against Racial Discrimination
(C.A.R.D), Individual member of Amnesty
International, Keen supporter of various
organizations for famine relief, Founder
/member Association of Jamaicans in the
United Kingdom, Convener of the Caribbean
Committee for Civil Liberties, Former Chairman
All Saints All-Age School. Born:
August 1939, son of Frank Spaulding, Former
Mayor of Kingston, and Daisy Alexandria
Jones. Educated: Wolmers Boys
School, Inner Temple. Career: Worked
with Jamaican and British Civil Service
for short periods, practised Law for a time
in the Bahamas; Senator and Opposition Spokesman
on Security and Justice 1977-80; Deputy
Leader of the J.L.P. 1977-83; Member of
Parliament for East Central St. James 1980-83;
Minister of National Security and Justice,
Attorney General, Member Council of Legal
Education, Chairman Defence Board 1980-86,
Chairman Legislation Committee, Law Revision
Commission 1981-86. Married: Carolyn;
5 children. Interests: Music, Astronomy,
Reading. Address: (business)13 Balmoral
Avenue, Kingston 10; Tel. 929-8602; (residence)
1 Kirkland Close, St. Andrew.
Altie James, J.P.; Teacher. Principal
Mt. Salem All-Age School since 1973. Born:
Ballards Valley, St. Elizabeth, June
29, 1931, son of Anthony Spence Farmer,
and Angelina Banton-Spence (both decd).
Educated: Ballards Valley Elementary
School, Mico Teachers College. Career:
Assistant Teacher Chatsworth School 1954-56,
Vaughansfield School 1956-58, Principal
Mt. Horeb School 1959-68, Somerton School
1968-72. Denomination: United Church
of Jamaica; Freemason. Married: Daphne
Rose Elliott, September 8, 1956; 1 son,
1 daughter. Interests: Swimming,
Reading. Address: (business) Mt.
Salem All-Age School, Mt. Salem P.A. Tel.
(residence) 9 Lagoon View Walk, Bogue Heights,
Franklin Courtney, Dip. Arch., Architect.
Chief Executive Director, Cadillac Development
Ltd.; Principal since 1983. Organizations:
Registered Architect Jamaica, Member Construction
Specifications Institute of America, America
Institute of Architects. Born: Ewarton,
St Catherine, August 3, 1948, son of Constantine
D. Spence, Senior Supt. of Police, and Gwendolyn
A. Spence, Housewife (both decd).
Educated: St. Andrew Technical High
School, Centennial College of Applied Art
& Technology, Toronto; Ryerson Polytechnical
Institute, Toronto. Career: Draughtsman,
Ministry of Communications and Works 1966-68;
Senior Architectural Designer, Protor &
Redfern Ltd., Toronto 1972-78; Project Architect,
Metro Dade County, Florida 1978-81. Publication:
Project Designs, Building Section, the Daily
Gleaner. Denomination: Anglican.
Married: Lillieth Chung, June 21,
1981, 2 sons. Interests: Music, Reading,
Travelling, Lawn Tennis. Address:
(business) Main Street, Christiana, Manchester;
(residence) Woodlawn Grove, Mandeville,
The Rt. Rev. Herman Victor, Dip. Th.,
M.Div.,D.D., Suffragan Bishop of Kingston
since November 1989. Director Kingston Restoration
Co. Organizations: Director The Cecil
Boswell Facey Foundation; Chairman Halfway
Tree Primary School Board, Member Police
Services Commission. Born: Petersfield,
Westmoreland, March 9, 1937, son of George
H. Spence, Distiller, and Lillian Wright-Spence,
Housewife (both decd). Educated:
Mannings High School, St Peters Theological
College, Episcopal Divinity School, Cambridge
Massachusetts. Career: Junior Master,
Decarteret Preparatory School 1957-59; Curate,
St Andrew Parish Church 1962-67; Rector
St. Cyprians Cure, Highgate 1967-69;
Rector, St Andrew Parish Church 1986-89;
Canon , Spanish Town Cathedral 1986-89.
Denomination: Anglican. Married:
June Leo-Rhynie, November 6, 1965, 1 son,
2 daughters. Interests: Sports.,
Reading, Gardening. Address: (business)
Church House, 2 Caledonia Avenue, Kingston
5. Tel. 926-8925; (residence) 3 Kirkland
Crescent, Kingston 19.
Vernon Eric Russell, M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P.,
D.M.R.T.; Radiation Oncologist. Senior Government
Radiologist (Therapy ) since 1965; Consultant
Oncologist, St Josephs Medical Centre,
Kingston. Director Oncology Ltd., Video
Satellites Ltd. Born: Belvedere,
Hanover, January 4, 1925, son of the late
Frederick M. Spence, and Wilhel Davis-Spence.
Educated: Cornwall College, Kings
College, London University, Westminster
Medical School (London). Career:
Laboratory Technician, Alcan 1944; Junior
Science Master, Cornwall College 1945; Consultant
Radiation Oncologist to U.W.I., Bustamante
Hospital for Children, National Chest Hospital,
Jamaica Cancer Society. Children:
1 son. 3 daughters. Interests: English
Literature, Music, Drama, Swimming. Address:
(business) St. Josephs Medical Centre,
Tel. 928-4331; (residence) Innswood Heights,
P.O. Box 2876, KIngston 8.
Kensington Albert, Accountant, Company
Director since 1967. Managing Director,
Bellrose Manufacturing Co. Ltd., Director
Bellrose Manufacturing Co. Ltd., A. King
Burger Ltd., Nique Labs Ltd. Organization:
President, Jamaica Lawn Tennis Association.
Born: Kingston, April 12, 1938; son
of Carlton Spencer, Realtor, and Ivy Rose
Spencer (nee Murray), Housewife (both decd).
Educated: Wolmers Boys
School. Career: Audit Clerk, Touche
Ross Heron Thorburn & Co. 1956-63; Chief
Accountant, Offset Printing Co. Ltd. 1963;
Chief Accountant, Avis Rent-a-Car 1964-67;
Financial Accountant, Sterling Drug Intl
1967. Denomination: Anglican. Married:
Shirley Stephens, June 5, 1960; 2 daughters.
Interests: Tennis, Breeding Race
Horses. Club: Liguanea. Address:
(business) 18 Molynes Road, Kingston 10;
Tel. 926-1175; (residence) 14 Bridgemount
Heights, Kingston 8.
Eran, B.Sc., M.Sc., M.U.P., A.S.A.P.,
A.P.A., J.I.A. Architect/City Planner. Registered
Architect in Israel, Jamaica & U.S.A.
Urban Planner & Designer, Environmental
Planner, Development Consultant since 1966.
Director Eran Spiro & Associates since
1966. Director Sun Carib Associates Ltd.,
Environmental Design & Planning Ltd.,
Adama International Ltd., Grass Hopper Ltd.,
Chelsea Galleries Ltd., Spiro Diamonds Ltd.
Organizations: Member Jamaica Chamber
of Commerce; American Chamber of Commerce
of Jamaica; Private Sector Organization
of Jamaica; Institute of Management Consultants
in Jamaica; World Future Studies Federation,
Rome; The Institute for World Development,
London; Canadian Association for future
Studies, Montreal; International Association
for Impact Assessment; World Future Society,
Washington; Solar Energy Society of America,
Washington; National Council for Urban Economics
Development, Washington; Urban Land Institute,
Washington; International Federation for
Housing & Planning; American Society
of Consulting Planners; Charter member American
Planning Association; Member Jamaica Institute
of Architect, Town & Country Planning
Association of Jamaica; Israeli Association
of Engineers & Architect; Friendly Lodge
1239 EC. Born: Ramatgan, Israel,
December 28, 1941, son of the late Bernard
Spiro, Director, Israel Diamond Exchange,
and Shashana Maimony, Nurse/Housewife. Educated:
Kfan-Silver, AshHelon, Israel; Agr-Academic
High School; Hunter College, New York; Colombia
University, New York. Career: Architect,
City Planning Commission, New York 1966-67;
Principal Planner/Deputy Director, Model
Cities Program, New York & New Jersey
1968-69; Urban Planning & Design Consultant,
Office of the Mayor, New York City Housing
Development Commission 1969-70. Chief
Publication: Articles on Human Settlement
& Environmental Planning. Religion:
Jewish. Married: Tina Matkovic, 1
son, 1 daughter. Interests: Swimming,
Gardening, Reading, Music, Writing. Clubs:
University, Kingston. Address: (business)
12 Chelsea Avenue, Kingston 10. Tel: 926-0553;
(residence) 5 Seaview Road, Stony Hill,
Tina Matkovic, B.Sc., M.F.A.; Artist
since 1966; Art Advisor to Chelsea Galleries
since 1989. Director, Eran Spiro & Associates,
Chelsea Galleries Ltd., Grasshopper Ltd.
Born: Flushing, New York, March 20,
1943; daughter of Ivo Matkovic, Shipping
Executive, and Ksenija Matkovic, Housewife.
Educated: Friends Academy; Stanford
University; New York University; Skidmore
College; Pratt Institute. Career:
Art Teacher, Hunter College 1966-69; Teacher,
Interior Design, U.W.I. Extra Mural Dept.
1976-78; Teacher, Art and General Courses,
Hillel Academy various times between 1972
and 1980; Art Teacher, Edna Manley School
of Art 1983-85 Interior Design Consultant
1966-89. Publications/Creative Work:
Founder of Arts Jamaica. Art work represented
by Virginia Miller Galleries, Coral Gables,
Florida. Articles on art in The Daily Gleaner,
Daily News, Money Index. Award: Silver
Medal in Painting, Govt. of Jamaica. Religion:
Jewish. Married: Eran Spiro, August
1972; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests:
Swimming, Reading. Club: Friends
of Port Royal. Address: (business)
12 Chelsea Avenue, Kingston 5; Tel. 926-0553;
(residence) 5 Seaveiw Road, P.O. Box 139,
Hermon Lloyd, J.P.; Company Director;
Managing Director Launderite Ltd., Vita
Chemicals Ltd., Tel Precision Limited, Herald
Ltd. President Kingston Cricket Club. Organizations:
President Henriques Board (29
yrs.), Director Jamaica Chamber of Commerce,
Jamaica Manufacturers Assn., Past
President Master Printers Assn., Past Commissioner
Jamaica Baseball Assn., and Jamaica Softball
Assn. Born: Montpelier, St. James,
Jamaica, July 15, 1916, son of the late
Davis Spoerri and Irene Rose-Spoerri. Educated:
St. Aloysius Primary School, Correspondence
course, numerous seminars on Business Administration
in Jamaica and U.S.A. Career: Worked
with Fred L. Myers & Sons for 10 years,
Jamaica Times Ltd. for 28 years as Co-Managing
Director. Founder of Stationery Manufacturers
Ltd. the largest local producers of stationery.
Past President Master Printers Association
now life member, Jamaica Baseball Association
and Jamaica Softball Association. Denomination:
Roman Catholic. Married: Grace Joan
Johnson, January 2, 1980; 4 daughters. Interests:
Cricket, Reading, Agriculture. Club:
Kingston Cricket. Address: (business)
11B Devon Road, Kingston 10.
Lloyd, LL.B. (Hons.), Cert. Legal Education,
Entertainment Attorney-at-Law. Partner,
Stanbury & Co. since 1984. Organizations:
Chairman, Sandosa Ltd., Director, Sandosa
Properties Ltd. shareholder and Co-Founder,
Grove Broadcasting Co. Ltd., Operators of
IRIE FM, the worlds first 24-hour
all reggae Radio Station. Born: Kingston,
December 19, 1955; son of Herman Stanbury,
retired Printer and Lucilda Stanbury, Housewife.
Educated: University of the West
Indies and Norman Manley Law School. Married:
Janet-Kaye Derby September 9, 1978, 2 sons.
Interests: Music and Walking. Address
(business) 16A Worthington Terrace, Kingston
5; (residence) 2 Degenhardt Close, Kingston
Sir Kenneth Livingston, Kt., C.D., M.B.,
B.S., M.P.H., M.D., F.F.C.M., F.R.S.H.,
F.A.P.H.A.; Emeritus Professor since 1989.
Organizations: Founder President
Caribbean Public Health Association (CARIPHA),
Fellow Royal Society of Health, Royal Society
of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene,
American Public Health Association, W.H.O.
Medical Society, W.H.O. Expert Advisory
Panel on Public Health Administration, Board
of Directors New City Dispensary (for Health
Care to Indigent), Maternal and Child Health
Committee Ministry of Health and Social
Security; U.W.I. Medical Faculty delegation
to Annual Conference of Ministers Responsible
for Health; Local Preacher in Methodist
Church since 1948. Born: Barbados,
December 8. Educated: Wesley Hall
Elementary (Primary) School (Barbados),
Combermere School and Harrison College (Barbados),
University College of the West Indies, University
of Pittsburgh (U.S.A.), London School of
Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University
of London. Career: Teacher Lynchs
Secondary School (Barbados)1940-47, Headmaster
1948. Medical House Officer, University
College Hospital of the West Indies 1956,
Medical Officer of Health (Barbados) 1958-61,
Lecturer Department Social and Preventive
Medicine U.W.I. 1961-65, Medical Officer
M.R.C. Epidemiological Research Unit, U.W.I.
1961-66, Senior Lecturer Department of Social
and Preventative Medicine U.W.I. 1965-68;
Professor and Head of Department of Social
and Preventative Medicine, U.W.I. 1968-89
. Awards: Jacques Parisot Medal by
World Health Organization, Super Lion Award
by Chancellor Hall U.W.I., Pelican Award
by Guild of Graduates (Jamaica Branch) U.W.I.;
Abraham Horwitz Award from Pan American
Health and Education, WHO Health for
All Medal, Medical Alumni Pioneer
Award 1988. Publications: Include
Manual for Community Health Workers in 1973,
Epidemiology and Community Health in Warm
Climate Countries 1976, Alternatives in
the Delivery of Health Service 1976, Four
Decades of Advances in Health in the Commonwealth
Caribbean 1979, An Assessment of the Community
Health Aide Programme in Antigua and in
Jamaica 1979. Denomination: Methodist.
Married: Evelyn Francis, 1955; 1
daughter. Address: (business) c/o
Department of Social and Preventive Medicine,
U.W.I., Mona, Kingston 7; Tel. 927-2476/2893;
(residence) 12 Glendon Circle, Kingston
Carlton Alexander; Company Executive,
Managing Director Stanley Motta Ltd. since
1995. Chairman, Cascard Marketing Co. Organizations:
Chairman, Papine Secondary School, Director
& Past Vice President, American Chamber
of Commerce, Board Member, Danny Williams
School for the Deaf, Board United Way of
Jamaica and Ruseas Old Students Association
(Past Vice President); Past Director Jamaica
Manufacturers Association and Jamaica Exporters
Association. ; Mason (English). Born:
Hanover, February 4, 1944; son of Oscar
Alexander Stephen J.P., Businessman, and
Ina Morris, Housewife (both decd).
Educated: Ruseas High School;
University of the West Indies. Career:
Senior Sales & Promotions Supervisor,
Colgate Palmolive 1965-72; Sales Manager,
Machado Tobacco Co. Ltd. 1972-77; Export
Manager, Cigarette Co. of Jamaica 1977-80;
Sales Manager, Gillette Caribbean Ltd. 1980-85;
Marketing Coordinator, The Gillette Company
(Boston, Mass.) 1985-87, Managing Director,
Gillette Caribbean Ltd. 1987-94; Chairman
Gillette Foreign Sales Corporation 1987-94.
Denomination: Presbyterian. Married:
Claudette Alexandra, November 11, 1973;
1 son 2 daughters. Interests: Golf,
Painting and Dominoes. Clubs: Liguanea,
Constant Spring Golf, Kiwanis (St. Andrew
North). Address: (business) 2-4 Geffrard
Place, Kingston 5; (residence) Lot 2 Stilwell
Road, P.O.Box 835, Kingston 8.
Cedric Earle, A.C.I.I. Business Executive.
Managing Director Industrial Finance Holding
Ltd. since 1989.Vice President, Financial
Services, ICD since 1990 . Chairman International
Insurance Brokers Ltd., Director Industrial
Finance Holdings Ltd. Organizations:
Member Board of Director Institute of Management
& Production, Superannuation Ltd., Insurance
Institute of Jamaica, British Institute
of Management. Born: St. Andrew,
Jamaica, September 29, 1946 son of Callister
Stephens, Builder, and Gladys M. McCalla-Stephens
(both decd). Educated: Ardenne
High School. Career: Underwent 12
months training with National Employers
Mutual in U.K. 1967-68; Joined International
Insurance Brokers Ltd. in 1971 as an Accountant
Executive, Called to the Board of International
Insurance Brokers in 1975; Managing Director
International Insurance Brokers Ltd. 1977-89.
Award: ICDs most outstanding
Employee 1983. Interests: Reading,
Music, Walking. Address: (business)36
Duke Street, Kingston. Tel. 922-2709; (residence)
P.O. Box 20, Kingston 6.
Robert Merrick, B. Eng.(Civil), M.B.A.,
Management Consultant, Principal/Managing
Director Pragma Consultants Ltd. since 1981.
Director, Clarendon Alumina Production Ltd.
(CAP), Ciboney Group Ltd., Eagle Commercial
Bank, Jamaica Conservation and Development
Trust (JCDT):, Decor and Dash, Caribbean
Travel & Tours Ltd., Jamaica Export
Import Ltd., Reggae Marketing Ltd., Organizations:
President of Munro College Old Boys
Association, Past President of the Institute
of Management Consultants of Jamaica, and
Professional Societies Association in Jamaica.
Currently involved with Education and Training
in Hotel & Tourism Management and is
a member of various committees. Born:
October 28, 1948; son of Henry James Stephens,
and Helene Blanche Stephens (both decd).
Educated: Munro College; McGill University.
Career: Engineer, National Water
Authority 1971-73; Director of Projects,
National Housing Trust 1976-79; Project
Investment Analyst and Management Consultant,
National Investment Bank 1979-85; General
Manager/Financial Manager, Clarendon Alumina
Production 1985-88; World Bank on a short
term basis as Consultant in Housing, Finance
and Urban Development in Ghana and Nigeria;
Director of Tourism for Jamaica 1990-92.
Denomination: Anglican. Married:
Donna Gaile Watson, June 15, 1972; 1 son,
1 daughter. Interests: Bridge, Computers,
Physical Fitness. Club: Liguanea
Club. Address: (business) 12 Worthington
Terrace, Kingston 5; (residence) 29 Norbrook
Road, Kingston 8.
Carl Douglas. Accountant. Group Controller
E. A. Issa & Bros. Ltd. since
1991. Director, Issa Trust Fund Ltd., Independent
Radio Co., Issa Building Society. Organisations:
Past President, Campion Home School Assn.
and St. Theresas Prep School P.T.A.
Born: Hanover August 18, 1954, son
of Edon Stephenson, Retired Baker and Daisy
Stephenson, Housewife. Educated:
Ruseas High School, College of Arts,
Science & Technology. Career: Teacher
1971-73; Audit Clerk, E.A. Issa & Bros.
Ltd. 1973-78; Internal Auditor E.A. Issa
& Bros. 1978-80; Deputy Group
Controller, E. A. .Issa & Bros. Ltd.
1980-91. Denomination: Baptist. Married:
Ileen Thomas June 3, 1978, 1 daughter. Interests:
Reading, Jogging, Computers. Address:
(business) 53 South Camp Road, Kingston
4; (residence) 1171 Green Acres Blvd., Green
Acres, St. Catherine.
Derick George, Dip. Constr. Mgmt.; Quantity
Surveyor, Company Owner/ Manager since 1984.
Organizations: Chairman, St. James
Campaign Committee, United Way of Jamaica;
President, Rotary Club of Montego Bay. Born:
Falmouth, November 8, 1950; son of Edwin
George Stephenson, Retired Salesman, and
Vinnette Denton (Remarried), Retired Secretary.
Educated: York Castle School; Excelsior
High School; College of Arts, Science &
Technology, Central Polytechnic London.
Career: Public Works Department 1972-75;
Goldson Barrett Johnson 1975-76; Davidson
and Hanna 1976-84. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Elaine Reid, August
4, 1973; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests:
Tennis, Squash. Club: Rotary club. Address:
(business) 16 East Street, Montego Bay;
Ivan Neil, Bank Executive; Divisional
General Manager Credit, National Commercial
Bank (Ja.) Ltd. since 1994. Director, NCB
Hotels Ltd., Noxid Ltd., Epsom Holdings
Ltd. Born: St. Andrew, November 4,
1945; son of Vivian Stephenson, Retired
Dairy Farmer, and Pearl Stephenson, Housewife
(both decd). Educated: St.
Jago High School. Career: Clerk,
Barclays Bank D.C.O. (now NCB) 1963; First
Managerial Appointment, Linstead 1973; Branch
Manager, various branches between 1973 and
1983; Appointed Assistant General Manager,
Credit in 1983, Branch Manager 1988 and
General Manager, Corporate in 1990. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Elizabeth Atkinson,
September 23, 1972; 2 sons, 1 daughter.
Interests: Golf, Table Tennis and
Shooting. Clubs: Liguanea, Rotary
of New Kingston, Jackson Bay Gun & Fishing
Club, Monymusk Gun Rod & Fishing Club,
The Jamaica Skeet Club. Address:
(business) The Atrium, 32 Trafalgar Road,
Kingston 5. Tel. 929-9050.
Roy Herbert, Dip. Arch., Dip. T.P.,
F.R.I.B.A.; Architect, Senior Partner Roy
Stephenson Associates Chartered Architects
and Town Planners since 1967. Organization:
Member Jamaican Institute of Architects.
Born: Tynemouth, England, October
9, 1926, son of the late Herbert Stephenson,
Civil Engineer, and Alice McPherson-Stephenson.
Educated: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Royal
Grammar School, Durham University. Career:
Royal Air Force 1946-48; Staff Architect
Morris Hedstrom, Suva, Fiji 1954-59; Associate
J.G. Cowe (England) 1959-60, Chief Architect
Public Works Dept. (Kingston, Jamaica) 1961-64,
Architectural Advisor to the Government
of Jamaica 1964-67. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Maureen Elizabeth
Brown, February 27, 1954; 1 son, 2 daughters.
Interest: Reading. Clubs:
Rotary, Kingston Cricket, Kingston Polo.
Address: (business) 144 Old Hope
Kingston 6. Tel. 927-7170, 927-7751; (residence)
1A De Lisser Avenue, Kingston 8.
Rudolph Alonzo, MB., BS , DGO., MRCOG.,
D.M., FACOG.; Obstetrician & Gynaecologist
at Kingston Public Hospital and Victoria
Jubilee Hospital since 1985. Director, Danras
Limited. Organizations: Vice President,
Graham Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
Member, British Society for the Study of
Colposcopy and Cervical Cytology (BSCCP),
M.A.J. and J.A.D. Born: Old Harbour
Bay, St. Catherine, July 30, 1953; son of
the late Stanley Stephens and Mrs. Maud
Bloomfield. Educated: Old Harbour
Bay Primary School; Vere Technical College;
University of the West Indies. Career:
Technical Assistant, BICC (Caribbean) Ltd.
1972-73; Studied Natural Sciences at U.W.I.,
1973-76; Studied Medicine; Chairman, Junior
Fellows American College Obst. & Gyn.
(West Indies Section) 1984-85 Honours
and Awards: Recipient of Government
Bursary to study Medicine in 1976; Honours
in Medicine and Therapeutics 1981; British
Council Fellowship to Southmead Hospital,
Bristol, U.K., 1986. Denomination:
Baptist. Interests: Reading, Listening
to Music, Badminton. Address: (business)
Gynae Associates, 23 Tangerine Place, Kingston
10; Tel. 929-5038-9.
Carmen Lois, O.D., J.P., B.Sc., M.Sc.
Apostolic Bible Institute Certificate. Health
Education Specialist/Minister of Religion/Music
Teacher. Pastor, Pentecostal Gospel Temple
since 1966. Custos Rotulorum, St. Andrew,
since 1992. Organisations: Vice Chairman,
Ja. Pentecostal Union (Apostolic), National
Religious Media Co., Chairman, Hands Across
Jamaica for Righteousness, Bellevue Hospital
Foundation of Friends. Member Womens
Federation (Advisor), National Prayer Breakfast
Committee, Jamaica Assn. for Mentally Handicapped
(School of Hope), Past Chairman, Kingston
Basic School Parish Board, Dudley Grant
Memorial Trust, Honorary Tutor at University
of the West Indies, Chairman, Board of Education,
Ja. Apostolic Bible Institute, Co-Chaplain,
Girls Brigade. Born: St. Andrew,
September 3, 1924 daughter of Robert Robinson,
Civil Servant and Lena Robinson (both decd).
Educated: Wolmers High School
for Girls, University of California, Los
Angeles. Career: Temporary Clerk,
Island Medical Office (Accounts & registry
1944-46; Stenographer/Typist, Bacteriological
Laboratory 1946-50; Secretary, Bureau of
Health Education, 1950-56; Assistant Health
Education Officer, Bureau of Health Education
1956-71; Health Education Officer/Director
in charge of Bureau of Health Education,
Ministry of Health & Environmental Control
1971-78. Awards: Certificate of Honour
for Long & Outstanding Services - National
Family Planning Board; Prime Ministers
Award for Religious Services; Apostolic
Arks Award for Faithful Service; Hon.
Citizen, Certificate form the City of Los
Angles and a Certificate from the City of
Baltimore; Certificate of Achievement, Bureau
of Womens Affairs; Plaque in Recognition
of Outstanding Leadership, Pentecostal Gospel
Temple; Outstanding Service in Field of
Religion, St. Andrew Womens Business
& Professional Club; Certificate for
Outstanding Achievement, Woman Inc (Hon.).
Publication: Editor, Primary Health
Care in Jamaica Booklet. Denomination:
Pentecostal. Married: Wilbert Obadiah
Stewart, May 25, 1957, 1 son, 1 daughter.
Interests: Reading, Travelling, Listening
to Music. Club: Lions Club of Central
St. Andrew (Hon). Motto: Excellence
through Jesus Christ. Address: (business)
111 Windward Road, Kingston 2; (residence)
1 Keswick Road, Kingston 2.
Claude B., B.Sc. 1967; Manager, Group
General Manager A.D.C. Group of companies
since 1989. Director, Marlborough Industries
Ltd., National Water Commission. Born:
Trelawny, December 7, 1940; son of Ivan
Stewart, Farmer, and Evelyn Stewart, Retired
Social Worker. Educated: Spring Garden
School; Clarendon College; University of
the West Indies. Career: Production
Manager, Alumina Partners of Jamaica 1980-85;
General Manager, Best Dressed Chicken 1985-88;
Special Projects Manager, Seprod 1988-89.
Interests: Golf, Hunting, Photography.
Clubs: Liguanea & Constant Spring
Golf & Country Clubs. Address:
(business) 14-20 Port Royal Street, Kingston;
(residence) 12F Dunreath Mews, Kingston
Errol George Granville, B.Sc. Hons.
(Econ.), M.Sc., F.C.A., F.C.C.A., J.P. Business
Executive. Chief Financial Officer, Horizon
Group Ltd. and director of Subsidiaries
of Horizon Group, CVM Television Ltd.,Football
Foundation of Jamaica. Member, The Accounting
Standards and Disciplinary Committees of
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of
Jamaica. Born: Kingston, August
27, 1958, son of Leonard M. Stewart, Ret.
Police Officer, and Brenda M. Stewart, Ret.
Civil Servant. Educated: Kingston
University of the West Indies. Career:
Teacher, Kingston College 1978-79; Assistant
Touche Ross Thorburn 1981-85; Group Internal
Auditor ICWI Group Ltd. 1986-89.
Group Internal Auditor, ICWI Group Ltd.,
1989-93; Chief Executive Officer, Prudential
Stockbrokers Ltd. Awards: G. Arthur Brown
Scholarship 1980. Denomination: Anglican.
Married: Stephaney C. Peterkin, April
16, 1983. Interests: Cricket, Football,
Reading. Clubs: Charter Member, Lions
Club of Downtown
Kingston. Address: (business) The
Towers, 25 Dominica Drive, Kingston 5. Tel:
926-0358. (residence) 17 Centre Strip, Kingston
Gordon Arthur Cyril (Butch), C.D.,Businessman.
Chairman Appliance Traders Group of Companies,
of Companies, Sandals Resorts International,
Observer Newspaper, Air Jamaica
Ltd. Organisations: Member Jamaica
Manufacturers Association, Private
Sector Organization of Jamaica, Jamaica
Chamber of Commerce. Born: Kingston,
Jamaica, July 6, 1941, son of Gordon Leslie
Stewart, Radio Maintenance Engineer, and
Jean Patricia Townsend-Stewart. Educated:
St. Marys College, Davis Lang and
Dick College (London). Career: Sales
Manager Curacao Trading Company 1963-68.
President, Jamaica Hotel & Tourist Association
1984-88; President, Private Sector Organization
of Jamaica 1989-90; Director, Jamaica Tourist
Board 1989-92. Denomination: Roman
Catholic. Married: P. J. Stewart
4 sons (1 decd), 1 daughter. Awards:
The Gleaners Annual Honour Awards
1987, Caribbean Tourism Organization Destination
Based Marketer of the Year for the Caribbean
1989, Jamaica Hotel & Tourist Association
Hotelier of the Year 1989, Caribbean
Tourism Organisation and Caribbean Hotel
Association Hotelier of the Year - Golden
Conch Award 1992, The Jamaican American
Society Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian
award for 1992, American Friends of Jamaica
International Humanitarian Award 1992, The
Gleaners Annual Honour Awards for
the Jamaican Dollar Initiative 1992, The
Travel Agent People of the Year 1992,
American Airlines Award for the Development
of Tourism to the Caribbean 1993, The Jamaica
Business Association of Florida, Inc. Award
in Appreciation of outstanding service to
the Jamaican Business Community 1993, The
Travel Agent Caribbean Person of the
Year 1994. Interests: Boating and
Fishing. Clubs: Royal Jamaica Yacht,
Liguanea, Jamaica, Montego Bay Yacht Club.
Address: (business) 35 Half Way Tree
Road, Kingston 5. Tel. 926-3370-4; (residence)
34 Earls Court, Kingston 8.
Ludlow Anthony, O.D., Shipping Executive,
Managing Director R.S. Gamble & Son
Ltd. and Arnold L. Malabre & Co. Ltd.
since 1980, Director Port Services Ltd.
Organizations: Chairman Port Sub-Committee
Caribbean Overseas Lines (CAROL) since 1978,
Resident Director British Sailors
Society of London since 1980, Chairman Jamaica
Sub-Committee West Indies Trans-Atlantic
Steam Ship Lines (WITASS) since 1982. Born:
Kingston, Jamaica, September 14, 1931, son
of Norman F. Stewart, retired Businessman,
and Violet M. Lee-Stewart (decd).
Educated: St. Aloysius School, Windsor
High School. Career: Grade 3 Clerk
Water Commission (Cavaliers) 1948-57; Asst.
Boarding Clerk, Chief Clerk Shipping Dept.,
Sales Representative, Freight Manager United
Fruit Company, Jamaica 1957-72; Chairman
The Shipping Association of Jamaica 1978-80;
Vice- President 1978-81, President 1981-84,
Caribbean Shipping Association. Awards:
Honorary Harbour Master for the Port of
New Orleans (U.S.A.), by the Board of Commissioners
of the Port of New Orleans March 1983; Personality
of the Year 1985 by the Shipping Association
of Jamaica November 1985; Officer Rank,
Order of Jamaica 1989. Denomination:
Roman Catholic. Married: Beryl Cynthia
Mattis, July 6, 1955; 2 sons, 1 daughter.
Interests: Outdoor Games and Dancing.
Clubs: Rotary of Kingston, Kingston,
Jamaica. Address: (business) 134
Harbour Street, Kingston. Tel.
922-1620-2, 922-8790-2; (residence) 6
Greenwood Drive, Kingston 19.
Miche´le Marie, B.A. (Hons), Dip.
Ed., Executive M.B.A. (UWI) expected in
November 1995. Computer Consultant; Managing
Director Valley Computer Ltd. since 1985.
Born: St Andrew, September 28, 1953,
daughter of Jose A. Kennedy, and Altagracia
M. Kennedy. Educated: Sts. Peter
& Paul High (Head girl 1969-71), Campion
College, University of the West Indies.
Career: Spanish & French Teacher
Champion College 1975-78, Computer Studies
in Public School System, U.S.A. 1978-82;
Hillel Academy 1982-85. Chief Publications:
Financial Gleaner Articles Prime Time
Ad - Analysis. Denomination:
Roman Catholic. Married: R.Wayne
Stewart, March 2, 1974, 1 son, 1 daughter.
Interests: Reading, Swimming. Club:
Liguanea. Address: (business) 29
Old Hope Road, Kingston 5. Tel. 929-8494;
(residence) 31a Tucker Avenue, Kingston
Helen Ramsay, M.A., Cert. Ed, A.L.A.M.,
L.R.A.M. Cert. Computer Studies,
Cert. Computer Language, Cert in CRI. Educator.
Founding Principal Knox Community College
since 1975. President, T.J.P. 1995-96. Organizations:
President, National Association of Friends
of Public Hospitals 1994-95; Secretary,
Association of Caribbean Tertiary Institutions,
since 1992, Board Member, University Council
of Jamaica, CAST, JCDC, PIOS, Manpower Co-ordinating
Committee, Overseas Examinations Committee,
Nursing Council, CCCJ, JCTE Executive. Born:
Dunfermline, Scotland June 22, 1944, daughter
of Alexander H. Duncan, Engineer and Christina
B. Haxton-Dunan, Housewife (both decd).
Educated: Commercial Primary School,
Dunfermline High School, University of Edinburgh,
Moray House College of Education, Edinburgh.
Career: Tynecastle School, Maths
& Drama Teacher 1968-70; Head of Maths
Dept., Knox College, 1970-75. Awards:
National Award for Service to Cultural Administration
1986; Clarendon Award for Services to the
Community & Education 1987; National
Award for the Year of the Worker 1988; United
Church in Jamaica & Cayman Islands Award
for Service to Education 1988; NEMYSCA Award
of Honour for Outstanding Contribution in
the field of Education & Community Service
1992; National Drug Abuse Secretariat Award
1993; National Girls Brigade Centenary Award
for Service 1993. Many awards from Lions
International during 1983-94 including Lion
of the Year, President of the Year, Secretary
of the Year etc. Denomination: United
Church in Jamaica and Grand Cayman (Presbyterian).
Interests: Drama, Dominoes, Scrabble,
Reading, Bridge, Cooking, Baking, Crosswords.
Clubs: Lions Club of Clarendon, Liguanea.
Motto: To serve with integrity and
achieve excellence. Address: Knox
Community College, Spalding, P.O. Box 52,
Clarendon; (residence) Spalding P.O. Box
The Revd Dr. Dudley Clifford,
J.P., Dip. Th., M.Div. Th.D. Manager, Human
Resource Development, The Gleaner Company
Ltd since 1992. Born: Savanna-la-mar
Westmoreland, Jamaica, son of the late Victor
Stokes, Baker and Doris Daley-Stokes. Educated:
Knockalva Practical Training Centre,
Calabar Theological College, Wake Forrest
Seminary, North Carolina, USA. Career:
Teacher, Boys Town, Kingston 1955-57; Minister
of Religion, Turks & Caicos Islands
1961-66; Port Maria Circuit of Baptist Churches
, St. Mary 1966-74; Chaplain/Teacher, St.Mary
High School 1969-74; Chaplain/Teacher Calabar
High School 1974-78; Director, Calabar Extension
High School, 1975-78; Editor, Jamaican Baptist
Reporter 1974-78; Headmaster, Cornwall College
1978-84; Pastor Baptist Church, Sandy Bay,
Hanover 1978-81; Director, Montego Bay Boys
Club 1978-84; Returning (Electoral) Officer,
St. James North Western 19809/81; President,
Caribbean Association of Principals of Secondary
Schools 1980-84; Member of the Education
Advisory Council, University of the West
Indies 1980-84; Member, Jamaican National
Investment Promotions (St. James) 1981-84;
Member, St. James Football Association 1982-84;
President, International Secondary Schools
Sports Association, 1982-84;
President, National Council for the Church
and Social Action (Ja.) 1984;Chairman, Private
Sector Organization of Jamaica Committee
on Education 1984-86; Director, Belair School
(Mandeville) 1984-86; Member, Prime Ministers
Task Force on Tertiary Education 1985-86;
Editor-in-Chief, Gleaner Company 1986-92;
Honorary Secretary, Gleaner Honour Award
Selection Committee since 1986; Member,
Governor Generals Annual Award Parish
Committees since 1991 (Manchester, St. Ann,
St. Mary, Portland, St. Thomas and Kingston
& St. Andrew); Member, Round Table on
Education The Vision 2020
Committee (Jamaica Computer Society), since
1994; Captain 3rd Regiment (N.R.) Jamaica
Defence Force. Denomination: Baptist.
Married: Adrienne Veronica Gourzong,
January 27, 1990, 2 sons, 1 daughter by
previous marriage. Interests: Gym,
Basketball, Travelling. Motto: Patience
wins the race, Perseverance gains the mede.
Address: (business) The Gleaner Company
Ltd., P.O. Box 40, 7 North Street, Kingston;
Tel. 922-3400; (residence) 2 Dillsbury Avenue,
Hon. Clifton George Whyms O.D., B.A.
Consultant, Human Resources. Executive Chairman,
Stone & Associates since 1989. Born:
St. Elizabeth, August 6, 1938, son of George
Stone, Farmer, and Violet Stone, Housewife
(both decd). Educated: Thompson
Town Primary School, Clarendon College,
Howard University. Career: Officer,
B.I.T.U. 1965; Assistant Island Supervisor
1967; Island Supervisor 1978; Senator, Govt.
of Jamaica 1980-83; M.P. for N.W. Clarendon
1983-89; Minister of the Public Service
1985-89. Denomination: Baptist. Married:
Joan Josephs in 1967, 1 son and 1 daughter.
Interests: Reading, International
Affairs. Address: (business) 52C
Molynes Road, Kingston 10; (residence) 4
Beverly Drive, Kingston 6.
Pauline Andres, Exporter. Export Manager
since 1976. Director 1985 4th Vice-President,
Jamaica Exporters Assn., Member Presidents
Club, National Life of Canada, Past Member
Womens Leaders Round Table (Life
Insurance). Born: Kingston, Jamaica,
May 15, 1946, daughter of Randall Stone,
Statistical Officer, and Jossette E. Martin-Stone.
Educated: Montego Bay High School,
University of the West Indies. Career:
Civil Servant 1963-73, Life Underwriter
1972-74, Co-ordinator UNESCO Project 1974-76
Drama for progress, Consultant
on UNESCO Conference in India 1974, Semi
Professional Actress Stage and Films - Won
Best Professional Actress Award 1972, 1982-85
1982-85 3rd Vice-President, J.E.A. Married:
Curtis Myrie 15th October, 1983; 1 son.
Interests: Drama. Address:
(business) 2 Torrington Avenue, Kingston.
Tel. 922-1060-4; (residence) 19 Chalmers
Avenue, Kingston 10. Tel. 923-6193.
Maurice Jack, C.D.,F.R.I.C.S., F.C.I.
Arb., F.J.S.Q.S.; Quantity Surveyor, Senior
Partner Stoppi Cairney Bloomfield since
1960. Director Mutual Housing Services Ltd.,
Carib Pipe Co. Ltd., Allied Insurance Brokers
Ltd., Stopco Ltd. Organizations:
Council Member Jamaica Society of Quantity
Surveyors, Member and Past Chairman - Joint
Consultative Committee for the Building
and Construction Industry of Jamaica, Fellow
Institute of Directors, Member Private Sector
Organisation of Jamaica, Member Government
of Jamaica Public Buildings Planning and
Advisory Committee, Past CoChairman
Central Kingston Urban Upgrading Committee,
Member Archdiocesan Building Commission
- Kingston and Grand Cayman, Board Chairman
Holy Family Primary School, Laws Street,
Board Member Society of Jesuits in Jamaica
Finance Committee, Member and Past Chairman
National Dance Theatre Co. of Jamaica, Past
Deputy Chairman Jamaica National Trust Commission,
Board Member St. Josephs Hospital;
Director, United Congregation of Israelites.
Born: London, England, November 16,
1930, son of Nathan Stoppi, Tailor, and
Fanny Fox-Stoppi. Educated: Willesden
Technical College. Career: With Lazarus
& Partners (London), Hall & Associates
(Kingston). Religion: Jewish. Married:
Margaret Henriques, August 27, 1983; 2 sons,
1 daughter. Interests: Theatre, Backgammon,
and Loafing. Clubs: Liguanea, Jamaica
Rifle. Address: (business) 4 Ellesmere
Road, Kingston 10. Tel. 926-1320; (residence)
28A Earls Court, Kingston 8; Tel. 925-4678.
Adrian Patrick, F.C.C.A., F.C.A., Accountant.
Auditor General since 1978. Organizations:
Director G.S.B. Clerks Co-operative
Credit Union. Born: Montego Bay,
St. James January 12, 1944, son of Adrian
A. Strachan, retired Police Officer and
Rena Mullings-Strachan. Educated:
Montego Bay Boys School, Kingston
College, C.A.S.T., Slough College of Technology
(England). Career: Assistant Audit
Officer 1963; Audit Officer 1966, Auditor
1970, Director of Audit 1971, Deputy Auditor
General 1977. At Price Waterhouse &
Company 6 months. Denomination:
Roman Catholic. Married: Yvonne Angella
Thomas, May 4, 1968; 2 daughters. Interests:
Tennis, Soccer, Athletics, Boxing, International
Affairs, Cricket while attending
Kingston College was Captain of football
team, Vice-Captain Cricket team. Selected
to All Sunlight Cricket team 1962. Address:
(business) 8 St. Lucia Crescent, Kingston
5; Tel. 926-8508; (residence) 11 Jacks Hill
Road, Kingston 6.
Eric Alexander, J.P.; Farmer. Organizations:
Chairman Poultry Committee Jamaica Livestock
Association since 1988; Charter President
Lions Club of Clarendon, Hon. Member Lions
Club of Mandeville; Member Advisory Committee
NDJF Mandeville Branch, Advisory Committee
Manchester Parish Investment Committee;
Patron, Monymusk Gun Rod and Tiller Club.
Born: Annotto Bay, St. Mary, son
of the late Albert Alexander Strachan, Farmer
and Margaret Elizabeth Williamson-Strachan.
Educated: Half Way Tree Elementary
School, Jamaica College. Career:
Manager Packing House, Jamaica Citrus Producers
Assoc. Ltd., Agricultural Instructor J.A.S.,
Field Officer Citrus Growers Association
Ltd., Osborne Store 1960-75. Denomination:
Roman Catholic. Married: Erica Anglin
Constantine, October 10, 1943. Interests:
Shooting, Fishing, Gardening. Clubs:
Monymusk Gun, Rod and Tiller; Lions of Mandeville.
Address: (residence) P.O. Box 3,
Wales, Newport, Manchester. Tel:
Mavis Thresettia, F.S.M.C., Retired
Optometrist and Plant Nursery Operator since
1944. Organizations: Member St. Andrew
Old Girls Association; Life Member, Secretary,
Member Executive Committee Jamaica Horticultural
Society 1974-84 and Editor Garden News,
the monthly newsletter issued by the Jamaica
Horticultural Society. Born: Half-Way-Tree,
St. Andrew, June 17, 1920, daughter of the
late John Bancroft Sutherland Agriculturalist
and Ruth Naomi Burrowes-Sutherland. Educated:
Half-Way-Tree Elementary School, St. Andrew
High School, London School of Optics (England).
Denomination: Anglican. Married:
Noel Silvera 1955, divorced 1969; 2 daughters.
Interests: Plant Propagation, Reading,
Gardening. Address: 13 Norbrook Drive,
Errol Roy Ashton; Attorney-at-Law since
1941. Partner MacGregor Williams Swaby since
1957. Director Hood-Daniel Well Co. Ltd.
Organizations: Honorary Legal Consultant
Manchester Club, Member of the Board of
Directors Belair High School, Board of Governors
Bishop Gibson High School for Girls. Born:
Mandeville, Jamaica, May 23, 1918, son of
Errol Ashton Swaby, Real Estate Agent, and
Ada Mathilda Garcia-Swaby (both decd).
Educated: Manchester School, Munro
College. Career: Partner Delapenha
& Iver, Partner Swaby & Swaby, Attorneys-at-Law.
Denomination: Anglican. Married:
Joan Eileen Anderson, April 24, 1945; 1
son, 2 daughters. Interests: Golf,
Reading, Swimming. Clubs: Kingston
Cricket, Manchester, Georgia Country. Address:
(business) P.O. Box 14, Mandeville; (residence)
12 Wint Road, Mandeville P.O.
Rev. Dr. Herbert Bryan; J.P., D.D.,
Minister of the United Church of Jamaica
and Grand Cayman, Current Minister of the
Immanuel United Church in Tower Isle, St.
Mary, and Chairman of the North-Middlesex
Council, Principal and Co-founder with his
wife of Iona School since 1947. Organizations:
Charter Member of the Ocho Rios Kiwanis
Club. Born: Lacovia, St. Elizabeth,
January 1, 1921, son of the late Thomas
Alexander Swaby, Inspector of Police, and
Agnes Jemima Vernon-Swaby. Educated:
Manchester Secondary School, and United
Theological College of the West Indies.
Career: Entered the ministry of the
United Church in 1939 and served under Rev.
John Beattie at Webster Memorial Church
upon graduation; Appointed to Savanna-la-Mar
in 1944, Goshen 1947 and Immanuel Tower
Isle in 1961 as founding pastor. Denomination:
United Church of Jamaica and Grand Cayman.
Married: Gwendoline Veronica Gray
September 26, 1945, 1 son, 2 daughters.
Interests: Christian work, Youth
work, Reading, Christian missions. Address:
Iona School, Ocho Rios, Jamaica. Tel. 974-4278.
Guy Anthony, B.Sc., M.F.; Professional
Forester. Former Managing Director Forest
Industries Development Co. Ltd.
and now with S.A.O. overseas. Organizations:
Forest Products Research Society, American
Management Association, Member Commonwealth
Forestry Assoc., International Society of
Tropical Foresters. Born: Kingston,
Jamaica, February 10, 1938, son of Ira Symes,
retired Engine Driver J.R.C., and Evelyn
Constance Ferguson-Symes. Educated:
Rollington Town School, Kingston College,
Edinburgh University, University of California.
Career: Asst. Conservator of Forests,
Forest Department 1962-69, Dep. Director
of Forestry, Forest Department 1977-78,
Operations Manager F.I.D.C.O. 1979-80. Awards:
Centenary Medal Institute of Jamaica. Denomination:
Anglican. 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests:
Swimming, Gardening, Reading. (Now with