Barry Anthony, O.D.,
B.Sc., Ph.D. (in Marine Biology), M.J.I.M.;
Environmental Scientist. Chairman/Consulting
Principal, Environmental Solutions Ltd. Organizations:
Chairman, Students Christian Fellowship &
Scripture Union; Board Member, Jamaica Institute
of Excellence in Education and Williamson
Group Ltd.; Member, Jamaican Institute
of Management, Jamaica Society of Scientists
& Technologists, Jamaica Institute of
Engineers, Jamaica Institute of Quality. Born:
Belize City, Belize, June 6, 1940, son of
Karl Wade and Vida Hollar-Wade (both decd).
Educated: Wolmers Boys
School, University of the West Indies, University
of Florida, Arthur D. Little Management Education
Institute. Career: Research Fellow
Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole,
Massachusetts U.S.A. 1965-67, Lecturer/Senior
Lecturer, University of the West Indies 1967-82,
Director, Environment and Special Projects,
Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica 1982-86;
General Manager, Petroleum Corporation of
Jamaica 1986-90, Senior Vice President, Eagle
Financial Network 1990-92, Vice President,
Island Life Insurance Co. 1992-94. Publications:
The Pollution Ecology of Kingston Harbour
in 3 volumes, plus more than 30 research
papers and articles. Awards: Institute
of Jamaica Centenary Medal, for contribution
to Cultural Development in National Sciences,
Silver Musgrave Medal for outstanding achievement
in Marine Biology; Jamaican Society of Scientists
& Technologists Award for Outstanding
Achievement in the area of Conservation and
Protection of the Natural Environment (1983),
Association of Science Teachers of Jamaica
Certificate of Merit for Meritorious Service
in Science Education (1983) Outstanding Lion
Award - Chancellor Hall, University of the
West Indies. . Denomination: Baptist.
Married: Merle Walsh, July 17, 1965;
1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Beekeeping,
Natural History, Lay Preacher, Public Speaking,
Sports. Club: Wolmers Old Boys
Association. Address: (business) Environmental
Solutions Ltd., 2B Derrymore Road, , Kingston
10. (residence) 14 Halifax Crescent, Kingston
Hans Holger, Managing Director, Schiebeler
& Co. (Jamaica) Ltd. since 1974. Director
Ridgefield Investment Ltd. Organizations:
Member Jamaica/German Society, Jamaica
Employers Association, Jamaica Manufacturers
Association, Jamaica Chamber of Commerce.
Born: Barmstedt, West Germany, March
1949, son of Hans Hebert Waehling and Martha
Waehling. Educated: Realschule, Quickbon,
West Germany. Career: Schiebeler
& Co., Hamburg West Germany 1966-69;
National Army Service Germany, 1969-71;
Export/Import Clerk Schiebeler, Germany
1971-73; Assistant General Manager Schiebeler
& Co. (Jamaica) Ltd. 1973. Denomination:
Lutheran. Married: Renate Buchmann,
June 4, 1971; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests:
Tennis, Boating. Clubs: Rotary Kingston-Downtown,
Royal Jamaica Yacht. Address: (business)
Duke Street, Kingsto. Tel. 922-8030; (residence)
3 Belmont Heights, Kingston 9.
Hon. Mr. Justice Clarence William, Attorney-at-Law,
Puisne Judge. Born: Kingston, Jamaica,
June 4, 1938, son of the late Clarence H.
Walker (Deceased) and Thelma Grace Mein-Walker
(decd). Educated: Central Branch
School, Calabar High School, Lincolns
Inn. Career: Assistant Clerk, Deputy
Clerk of Courts, Assistant Crown Counsel,
Crown Counsel, Acting Deputy Director of
Public Prosecutions in the Government Service
of Jamaica 1956-71, Partner in law firm,
Daley, Walker and Lee Hing. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Angela Mary
Smith, September 2, 1961; 1 son, 2 daughters.
Interests: Swimming, Reading, Dominoes.
Clubs: Kingston Cricket, Police Officers.
Address: (business) Supreme Court,
King Street, Kingston.
Herbert Samuel, B.A., LL.B; Barrister-at-Law,
Former Jamaica High Commissioner to the
U.K. Born: Woodside, St.
Mary, February 29, 1924 son of the late
Thomas Walker, Farmer, and his wife Brodber-Walker.
Educated: Woodside Primary School,
Kingston College, McGill University, University
of Manchester, Grays Inn. Career: Administrative
Assistant to Economic Adviser and Development
Commissioner Guyana 1950-52;
Assistant Secretary Development Secretariat
Guyana 1953-54; Principal Assistant Secretary
Development Secretariat Guyana 1955-56;
Assistant Under Secretary and Under Secretary
Econ. Ministry of Finance, Jamaica 1957-64,
Permanent Representative to U.N. Agencies
in Geneva, with duties of Permanent Representative
to UNIDO, International Atomic Energy Agency
in Vienna and F.A.O. in Rome, Non-resident
Ambassador to Austria, Italy, Yugoslavia.
Hungary and Egypt 1972-77, Chairman Latin-American
Group and later, chairman Group of 77 at
Second UNIDO General Conference in Lima
Peru 1975 and Fourth UNCTAD Conference,
Nairobi 1976; Chairman Informal Group of
Developing Countries in Gatt 1977, President
of UN Conference for the Negotiation of
a Common Fund 1977-80; Governor, Bank of
Jamaica 1978-81, Director Jamaica National
Investment Company, Capital Development
Fund, Petroleum Company, Capital Development
Fund, Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica Ltd.
Denomination: Anglican. Married:
Eva Alsberg, June 30, 1950; 2 daughters.
Interests: Cricket, Swimming, Table
Tennis, Gardening. Clubs: Jamaica,
Kingston Cricket. Address: 4 Welwyn
Ave., Welwyn Court #1, Barbican, Kingston
Lester Hubert, J.P.; Farmer. Organizations:
Member Board Mt. Angus School, Deacon
and Treasurer The Baptist Church, Mt. Angus,
Past Member of the Boards of A.D.C. and
A.M.C. Born: Claremont, St. Ann,
May 17, 1915, son of the late Rupert S.
Walker, Farmer and Sarah Elizabeth Smith-Walker.
Educated: Golden Grove Primary School,
Private Tuition. Career: Always a
farmer, 1st National Champion Farmer 1966
and 67. Denomination: Baptist. Married:
(twice) Hortense H. Bromfield, April
18, 1964; 4 sons, 3 daughters. Interests:
Music, Comics, Bees. Address:
Kildare, Dressikie P.A., St.
Clarence David, C. Eng., M.I. Struct.
E., M.I.C.E., M.J.I.E., Dip. M.S., Chartered
Civil/Structural Engineer. Director Professional
Engineering Consultants Ltd. (PRECON) since
1973. Organizations: Member Board
of Governors Camperdown High School; Elder
Lincoln Kirk United Church; Past President
Jamaica Institution of Engineers. Born:
Brompton, St. Elizabeth, February 3, 1940,
son of Kenneth Wallace, Farmer and Beatrice
Tennant-Wallace. Educated: Brompton
Elementary School, Kingston Technical High
School, Westminster Technical College, London.
Career: Engineering and Draughtsman
Ministry of Education, Wallace Evans &
Partners, Consulting Engineers 1958-62;
Junior Engineer and Engineer Leonard &
Partners, Ove Arup & Partners, Rom River
Reinforcements Ltd; Develco Ltd. 1962-71;
Senior Engineer then Ass. Partner Wallace
Evans & Partners 1971-73. Denomination:
United Church of Jamaica and Grand Cayman.
Married: Elsa Joyce Bailey, May 23,
1970; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Reading.
Address: (business) 10 Holborn Road,
Kingston 5. Tel. 926-3321; (residence) 15A
Pembroke Terrace, Kgn 19. Tel: 944-3172.
Delvert Errington St. Clare, B.Sc.(Hons.);
Quantity Surveyor; Partner of Burrowes &
Wallace since 1983. Associate of the Jamaica
Institute of Quantity Surveyors 1984. Director,
Cla-Den Ltd., Di-Del Ltd. President, Jamaica
Institute of Quantity Surveyors. Born:
St. Andrew, January 13, 1954; son of
Alvin M. Wallace, Civil Servant, and Flossie
B. Wallace, Retired Teacher. Educated:
St. Jago High School; College of Arts,
Science & Technology; Trent Polytech,
Denomination: Christian Brethen.
Married: Diana Marie Elizabeth Williams,
July 27, 1979; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests:
Piano, Cycling, Tennis. Club: Kiwanis
Club of Kingston. Address: (business)
15 Ripon Road, Kingston 5; Tel. 926-4120-3;
(residence) 1039 St. Theresa Road, Green
Acres, St. Catherine.
Selvyn Thomas, Civil Engineer. Director
McGregor & Levy Ltd. since 1972. Organizations:
Executive Member Royal Air Force Association;
Member Collegium Faboroum Lodge E.C. 1936.
Born: Walkerswood, St. Ann, July
31, 1925 son of John Wallace and Annie Wilmot-Wallace
(both decd). Educated: Dinthill
School, Kingston Technical High School,
Brixton School of Building. Career: Military
Service Royal Air Force 1942-48; Aeronautical
Designer/Draughtsman Vickers Armstrong;
Aeronautical Designer/Draughtsman De Havillands;
Civil Engineer Bowater Scott. Relocated
in Jamaica 1961; Constructed the Bustmante
Monument 1980. Denomination: Anglican.
November 5, 1955; 1 son, 3 daughters. Interests:
Cricket, Darts. Address: (business)
39 Hagley Park Road, Kingston 10. Tel.
(residence) P.O. Box 233, Kingston 8.
Carlton John, Company Director. Managing
Director, Ballards Valley Estates Ltd. since
1978. Director, Fashion Awning & Drapery
Ltd. Organizations: Member Council
Private Sector Organization of Jamaica.
Born: Union Hill, St. Mary, July
12, 1935, son of the late Arthur Frederick
Walter, Planter and Elfreda Elizabeth Gordon.
Educated: Kingston Technical High
School, St. Georges College, (Ext).
Career: Public Health Inspector,
Life Underwriter Salesman. Denomination:
Roman Catholic. Married: Blanche
Miriam Rattray, October 4, 1964; 3 sons,
5 daughters. Interests: Cricket,
Football, Athletics. Address: (business)
31 Brentford Road, P.O. Box 303, Kingston
5; Tel. 926-8141; Tel. 994-2307-8; (residence)
Lot 2, Ren Roc Forest Hills,
St. Andrew. Tel.
Irene Loretta, B.A.(Hons.), M.A.; Educational
Administrator; Acting Registrar since August
1974. Organizations: Member Board
of Governors Camperdown High School, Member
National Childrens Home. Born:
March 5, 1936; daughter of Wilbert Reid,
Small Businessman, and Mrs.Ida Malcolm,
Housewife (both decd). Educated:
Camperdown High School; Shortwood Teachers
College; University of the West Indies;
University of Columbia. Career: Teacher,
Camperdown High School 1957-60; Supervisor,
Registry U.W.I. 1960-67; Administrative
Assistant to the Registrar U.W.I. 1967-69;
Assistant Registrar 1974; Acting Registrar
Council of Legal Education, Norman Manley
Law School 1974. Awards: Shortwood
Teachers College Centenary Award for
Distinguished Service to Education; U.S.
State Department International Visit Grant
1968; IBM Award for Study in Mexico 1972.
Publications: Papers on Education
presented at regional and Commonwealth conferences.
Denomination: United Church of Jamaica
& Grand Cayman. Married: Carlton
J. Walter (Divorced), September 17, 1955;
1 son, 3 daughters. Interests: Reading,
Walking & Gardening. Club: Business
& Professional Womens Club. Address:
(business) Caribbean Examinations Council,
Western Zone Office, 37 Arnold Road, Kingston
5; Tel. 922-9121; (residence) 6 Doorly Boulevard,
Kingston 6; Tel. 927-9064.
Caleb Vernon, B.A., Teachers Dip.,
Teacher. Principal Cross Keys Secondary
School since 1976. Organizations: Chairman
Claudius and Henrietta Gordon Educational
Trust Fund, South Manchester; Treasurer
Keys Civic Committee; Member Mico
Students Association; Co-opted Member
of the Executive Committee of the Manchester
Parish Association of the J.T.A.; President
Principals Association of Manchester,
Secretary South Manchester Divisional Committee
(J.A.M.A.L.). Born: Ewarton, St.
Catherine, November 29, 1936, son of the
late Jascel Walters, Tailor/Farmer and Pearl
Stewart-Walters. Educated: Ewarton
All-Age School, Mico Teachers College,
Laurentian University (Ontario, Canada).
Career: Teacher Ewarton All-Age School
1956-57, Mico Teachers College 1957-59;
Assistant Teacher Brandon Hill All-Age School
(Clarendon) 1960-64; Principal Bonnett All-Age
School (St. Catherine) 1964-66, Milk River
All-Age School 1966-67, Ramore Public School
(Canada) 1967-68; Assistant Teacher North
Cobalt Public School (Ontario, Canada) 1968-74;
Lecturer Church Teachers College 1974-76;
H.E.A.R.T. Supervisor Cross Keys Secondary
School. Denomination: Anglican. Married:
Barbara Hope Bell, November 29, 1969;
1 daughter. Interests: Reading, Gardening,
Listening to music. Address: Cross
Keys Secondary School, Cross Keys P.O. Manchester.
Lascelles Theodore (Ted), O.D.; Special
Adviser Hon. Minister of Construction. Chairman,
Managing Director Jamaica Building &
Dev. Co. Ltd., Chairman Millsborough Holdings
Ltd., National Housing Corporation. Director
Corporation. Director Jamaica
Building Society, Builders Arcade, Estate
Development Co., Building Societies Association
of Jamaica, Past President Inc. Masterbuilders
Association of Jamaica, Formerly Member
Board National Water Authority, MARIBEC
Ltd., National Industrial Training Board,
Managing Director Structures Ltd. Organization:
Member Incorporated Masterbuilders. Born:
Kingston, Jamaica, October 1, 1933.
Educated: Allman Town Junior School,
Jamaica College, McGill University. Career:
Public Works Department 1953, Shawinigan
Engineering Co. (Montreal) 1957, Murray
Associates (Toronto) 1958, Leonard I. Chang
(Engineers) (Kingston) 1958-60, with own
companies since 1980. Denomination: Anglican.
Married: Cynthia Powell, August 28,
1957; 2 sons. Interests: Reading,
Swimming. Address: 1 Holborn Road,
Kingston 10; Tel. 926-1806/9.
Maureen Patricia, BA Hons. (Eng.), M.Phil.
(Ling.), Ph.D. (Ling.). Senior Lecturer
in English at the University of the West
Indies. Organization: Board Member,
African-Caribbean Institute of Jamaica.
Born: Scarborough, Tobago, March
7, 1943; daughter of the late Carlton Warner,
Pharmacist and Eleene Warner (nee Sampson),
Housewife. Educated: Tunapuna E.C.,
Trinidad; St. Josephs Convent, Port
of Spain; University of the West Indies,
Mona. Career: Secondary School Teacher,
Trinidad and Nigeria 1967-70; Assistant
Lecturer, University of the West Indies
1970; Visiting Lecturer, University of IFE,
Nigeria 1974-75; U.W.I. Guild Secretary
1963-64; Head of English Dept., U.W.I. (Mona)
1985-88. Awards: Additional Island
Scholar (Trinidad) 1962; U.W.I. Student
of the Year 1964; British Council Fellowship
1980; Fulbright-Hays Fellowship 1989-90.
Publications: Notes to Masks
by Edward Brathwaite; Nkuyu - Spirit
Messengers of the Kumina. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Rupert Fergus
Lewis, July 14, 1973; 1 son, 1 daughter.
Interests: Gardening, Reading, the
Beach. Address: (business) Department
of English, University of the West Indies,
Mona, Kingston 7.
Elizabeth (Betty), British Horse Society
Instructress, Farmer since 1967. Director
Jamaica Livestock Association and Member
of Dairy Committee. Organizations: Chairperson
Jamaica Hope Breed Society, Member Management
Committee Jamaica Horse Association, Denbigh
Livestock Committee. Born: St. Andrew,
Jamaica, February 17, 1942, daughter of
George Armstrong, Chief Engineer, and Angela
Levy-Armstrong, Hotel Manageress (both decd).
Educated: St. Andrew High School,
Jamaica. Career: Riding Instructress
in England, Switzerland and Jamaica. Organizer
of all local Horse Shows. Award: Honoured
as Woman Farmer 1984. Denomination: Anglican.
Married: Richard Wates, June 30,
1962; 2 sons. Interests: Show jumping,
Training horses for all aspects of riding,
Showing cattle, Snow skiing. Club: St.
Ann Polo. Address: (business) Ponderosa
Farm, P.O. Box 58, Bog Walk. Tel. 985-2231.
Basil Barrington, C.D. Artist, Founder
and Director Gallery Barrington Ltd. Organizations:
Founder The Young Commonwealth Artists
Association (London); Founder of The Contemporary
Jamaican Artists Association, Kingston.
Born: Lucea, Jamaica, January 9, 1931,
son of the late Vivian Watson, and Lillieth
Cameron-Watson. Educated: All Saints
School, Kingston College, The London School
of Printing and Graphic Art (England), Rijiks
Academmie (Amsterdam, Holland), Academie
de la Grande Chaumiere, Paris, France, Academia
de Belle Arti (Rome, Italy), Academia de
las Bellas Artes (Madrid, Spain). Career:
Taught at London School of Printing
and Graphic Art (London) 1959-60, Maidstone
College of Art (Kent England) 1961, The
University of the West Indies (Kingston)
1962; Director of Studies, The Jamaica School
of Art 1962-66; Artist-in-Residence, Spelman
College (Atlanta, Georgia) 1971-72; Visiting
Professor of Art, Speiman College, (Atlanta,
Georgia) 1972-73; Kindred Spirits-African
Artists in Diaspora, Harvard University
(Boston) 1974; Caribbean Art and Negro
Art in America, Paine College (Augusta,
Georgia) 1976; Staged several One Man and
Group Exhibitions in Jamaica, U.S.A., Europe
and Latin America 1959-82. Murals include
Out of Many One People, The
Lyndon B. Johnson Memorial Library (Austin,
Texas) 1971, Our Heritage, The
Olympia International Art Centre, Kingston
1974, The Garden Party, Central
Bank of Jamaica, Kingston 1976; Special
Portrait Commissions include the Rt. Excellent
Sir Alexander Bustamante, The Rt. Excellent
Norman Washington Manley (Jamaicas
National Heroes) 1968, Dr. Martin Luther
King 1970, The Hon. Michael Manley (former
Prime Minister of Jamaica) 1974, Dr. Roy
Marshall (former Vice-Chancellor of The
University of the West Indies) 1974, The
Hon. Errol Barrow (former Prime Minister
of Barbados) 1974. Paintings in Permanent
Public Collections at The Institute of Art
(Panama City), The national Gallery of Canada
(Ottawa), The Whitney Collection, New York,
The Institute of Jamaica (Kingston), The
National Gallery of Jamaica (Kingston),
and in over 1,000 private collections throughout
the world. Awards: Special Award,
Spanish Bienalle, First Barcelona International
Exhibition 1967, Fulbright Professsorship
1971, Gold Medal, Jamaica Festival 1974,
Centenarian Medal, Institute of Jamaica
1980, Prime Ministers Award 1983 for
services in the field of Art. Married:
Dian Ferguson, January 3, 1987; 2 sons,
1 daughter. Interests: Lawn tennis,
Chess, Reading, Drawing, Classical music.
Club: Liguanea. Address: (business)
1 Liguanea Avenue, Kingston 6. Tel. 927-9958;
(residence) Orange Park, P.O. Box 36, Yallahs,
Hector Uriah, C. Eng., M.I. Mech E.;
Chartered Engineer. Joint Managing Director
Caribbean Construction Co. Ltd. since 1979.
Organizations: Member of Board, Kingston
Y.M.C.A. and C.V.S.S.; Past Chairman Donald
Quarrie Secondary School Board. Born:
Hanover, Jamaica, October 18, 1925,
son of the late Kelly Watson, Contractor,
and Mary Gordon-Watson. Educated: Kingston
Senior School, Kingston Technical High School,
Cardiff and Rotherham Technical College.
Career: Airborne Radar Fitter Royal
Air Force 1943-46, Engineer Jamaica Concrete
Products Ltd. 1951-53, Engineer Caribbean
Construction Co. 1953-57, Factory Manager
Jamaica Concrete Products Ltd. 1957-60,
Site Agent Caribbean Construction Co. Ltd.
1960-78, General Manager Caribbean Construction
Co. Ltd. 1978-79. Denomination: Anglican.
Married: Katherine Victoria Goldenn,
April 20, 1957; 1 son, 4 daughters. Interests:
Reading, Table Tennis, Radio and Electronics.
Clubs: Liguanea, St. Andrew Rotary.
Address: P.O. Box 57, Kingston. Tel.
928-6221; (residence) 7 Madison Drive, Havendale,
Sister Marie Therese, R.S.M., O.D.,
Organizations: Past Vice-President
Jamaica Council of Churches, Former Area
Co-ordinator for Religious Sisters of Mercy;
serves on a number of Councils and School
Boards Government and Non-Government. Born:
Montego Bay, St. James, February 6,
1906, daughter of Robert Watson and Clara
Helena Watson (both decd). Educated:
Immaculate Conception High School, St.
Josephs Teachers College. Career:
Teaching since September 1927; Past Administrator
Alpha Boys School. Awards:
Order of Distinction in the field of social
services 1979; Certificate of Award for
service to Catholic Education 1970; Kiwanis
award for outstanding service to the church
1978; Social Services Award - Pope John
Paul II Conferred Pro Eclesia Et. Pontif
Cross 1979; Gleaner Company Award for Social
Services 1986; Cultural Development Contribution
Award Founders Day Medal of Honour
- Institute of Jamaica 1986; Commander of
the Order of Distinction in the field of
Social Services 1988. Denomination: Roman
Catholic. Interests: Reading, Gardening.
Address: Alpha, 26 South Camp Road,
Kingston 4. Tel. 928-1341, 928-1345, P.O.
Box 8072, C.S.O.
Osmond, O.D., Artist. Born: Kingston,
Jamaica, June 13, 1934, son of James Emanuel
and Beryl Maud Watson (both decd).
Educated: Elementary School, Junior
Centre Art classes, Institute of Jamaica,
Jamaica School of Art, St. Martins School
of Art (London). Career: Sign Writer,
Silk Screen Printer at Colourtone Art; Counter
Clerk at Webster Lumber Co.; Worked with
Alexander Cooper 1958-61; Started teaching
Art in 1966 at Munro College, then at Ardenne
High School, Morant Bay High School, St.
Peter & Paul High School for Girls,
Jamaica School of Art, Clarendon College,
Holmwood High School and Wolmers Boys
School. Group Exhibitions in Jamaica, Caribbean,
North America, Latin America and Europe
since 1953. One Man Exhibitions at Hills
Galleries, Kingston, 1959, 1960, 1961; Institute
of Jamaica, 1972; Mutual Life Gallery 1981.
Awards: Paintings First Prize Annual
National Exhibition 1959, Bronze Medal National
Festival Exhibition 1968, First Prize Annual
National Festival Exhibition 1968, First
Prize Annual National Exhibition 1969, Gold
Medal National Festival Exhibition (Sculpture)
1969, Gold Medal National Festival Exhibition
(Drawing, Painting, Sculpture) 1971, First
Prize Annual National Exhibition (Painting)
1972, Silver Musgrave Medal Institute of
Jamaica 1972, Centenary Medal Institute
of Jamaica 1980. Married: Daphne
Cynthia Small, June 2, 1956; 1 daughter.
Interests: Reading. Address:
2 Candlewood Place, Pleasanton, Kingston
20. Tel. 925-8634.
Winston, Hotelier; President Montego
Bay Chamber of Commerce since April 1986,
General Manager Montego Bay Free Zone since
March 1985, Director Mo Bay Pride. Organizations:
Charter President Mo Bay Free Port Kiwanis.
Born: Montego Bay, August 6, 1942, son
of Essie Watt retired. Educated: Cornwall
College, Lewis Hotel School (New York).
Career: Group Operations Manager,
Sea Wind/Montego Bay Freeport 1980-85; operated
small business in U.S. 1977-80; Managing
Director Lindos Tour and Rent a Car
1972-77; resident Manager Upper Deck Hotel,
Montego Bay 1968-72; Resident Manager Malvern
Hotel 1967-68; Attended Lewis Hotel School
1964-67; Night Auditor Casa Montego Hotel
1960-64. Denomination: Anglican.
Married: Gloria Jean Saunders, December
17, 1966; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests:
Cricket, Reading, Playing Cards. Club:
Mo Bay Free Port Kiwanis. Address:
(residence) Sea Wind Beach Hotel, P.O. Box
1168, Montego, Free Port.
Albert W., B.Sc., F.I.C.B.; Banker.
Managing Director C.I.B.C Jamaica Ltd. Director
C.I.B.C. Trust Ltd., C.I.B.C. Jamaica Ltd.
Born: Flamstead Gardens, St. James,
June 28, 1942, son of Stanford Webb, Farmer,
and Virginia Campbell-Webb. Educated:
Harrison High School, University College
of the West Indies. Career: Joined
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (C.I.B.C.)
in 1965 after graduating from the U.W.I.
Served in several management positions with
the Bank in Canada , Bahamas and Jamaica;
Past Chairman Bauxite Mining Ltd.; Director
Bauxite and Alumina Trading Co. of Jamaica
Ltd., Jamaica Reynolds Bauxite Partnership,
Jamaica Alcan Executive Committee, Jamaica
Alcoa Joint Venture Committee. Children:1
daughter. Interests: Caribbean Music,
Sports. Clubs: Kingston cricket,
Liguanea. Motto: To thine own
self be true, then thou canst not be false
to anyone. Address: (business) 23
Knutsford Boulevard, Kingston 5. Tel. 929-9313;
(residence) Apt. 6F, Manor Court, Kingston
Elsie Olwen Izitha, M.Sc.,
Civil Servant, Assistant Chief Education
Officer Ministry of Education since 1979.
Organizations: Past President Shortwood
Old Students Association; Association
of Education Officers; Hon. Member Jamaica
Secretaries Association. President of Ja.
Assn. for Tech. Vocational Education &
Training, Member, National Council on Vocational
Education & Training, Teachers Services
Commission, Board of Governors for Shortwood
Teachers College. Born: Oxford, St.
Elizabeth, October 23, 1928, daughter of
Thomas Beatrice Lewis-Reid (both decd).
Educated: Primary and Secondary Schools,
Shortwood Teachers College, College
of Arts, Science and Technology, Indiana
State University. Career: Teacher
Lowe River and May Pen Primary Schools 1951-63;
Teacher St. Andrew Technical High School
1963-68; Lecturer College of Arts Science
and Technology - first Lecturer with responsibility
for teacher curriculum development for business
education offered by the Caribbean Examination
Council and has served as Chief Examiner
for that Body.
Award: Shortwood Teachers College
Centenary Award for Distinguished Service
to Education 1985. Publications: Several
articles on business education published
by the Daily Gleaner. Co-authored
Principles of Business for CXC Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Everard Vincent
Webber, December 19, 1953; 2 sons, 2 daughters.
Interests: Gardening, Music, Travel,
Helping people to develop their potentials.
Club: Professional Womens.
Address: (business) 1 Wilmington Terrace,
Kingston 6. Tel: 977-2030.
Steadley Steadman, J.P., B.Sc., M.Ed.,
F.J.I.M.; Management Consultant. Managing
Director, Executive Search & Personnel
Services Ltd., Director, Verstead Ltd.,
VCI General Insurance Co. Ltd., Disputes
Resolution Foundation, AES Intercultural
Exchange Programmes. Member, Institute of
Management Consultants of Jamaica. Born:
St. Elizabeth, Jamaica, June 19, 1928,
son of H.A. Webster, Farmer, and Jane Rowe-Webster
(both decd). Educated: Holmwood
Technical High School, Mico Teachers
College, Wayne State University,Detroit,
U.S.A. & Puerto Rico University.
Career: Teacher, Primary School 1950-53;
Vice-Principal, Dinthill Technical High
School 1953-57; Principal St. Andrew Trades
Training Centre 1962-66; Manager, Training
and Employment Alcan Jamaica Company 1966-76;
Self Employed 1976-93 Industrial Dispute
Tribunal 1978-84; Director, Price Waterhouse
Director 1983-87. Awards: Prime Ministers
Medal for Contribution to Art and Crafts
1984; Musgrave Award for Arts & Crafts
since 1962. Publication: Executive
Salary Survey since 1976. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Madeline Veronica
Nelson, July 29, 1957; 2 sons. Interests:
Football, Cricket, Reading, Social Work.
Clubs: Kingston Cricket, Liguanea,
Kingston Rotary. Address: (business)
87 Montgomery Avenue, Kgn 10. (residence)
12 Great House Blvd., Kingston 6. Motto:
Achievement through hard work &
Meremoth E., B.A., M.A. J.P. Minister
of Religion. Secretary of the West Indies
of Seventh Day Adventists since 1985. Organisations:
Director West Indies Union Corporation
of Seventh Day Adventists (Ja) Ltd., Vice
Chairman, West Indies College and Andrews
Memorial Hospital. Founding Board Member
of LOVE FM. Born: Bois Content, May
20, 1930 son of Alexander Weier, Farmer,
and Albertha Weir, Farmer (both decd).
Educated: West Indies College, Andrews
University Berrien Springs, U.S.A. Career:
Pastor for Churches in Portland, St.
Thomas & Kingston 1958-78; Departmental
Director of East Jamaica Conference of S.
D. A. 1978-80; President East Jamaica Conference
of S.D.A. 1980-85; Publication: Theological
Rationale for Birth Control, 1975. Denomination:
Seventh Day Adventist. Married: Beatrice
Cox December 23, 1963, 1 son, 3 daughters.
Interests: Gardening, Reading, Walking,
Swimming. Motto: As One who Serves.
Address: (business) 125 Manchester
Road, P.O.Box 22, Mandeville; (residence)
15 Fisher Road, P.O. Box
Kenneth Augustus, Mechanical Engineer.
Owner/Managing Director, Industrial Mechanical
Engineers & Management Consultants Ltd.
since 1974. Director Inmeco Ltd., Cranfield
Financing Ltd., Jamaica Power Barge Ltd.
Organization: Member Jamaica Institution
of Engineers. Born: Windsor Forest,
Manchester, March 28, 1933, son of Victor
A. Wedderburn Accountant, and Keturah Bloomfield-Wedderburn
(both decd). Educated: Campbells
Castle School, Darby, Regent Street College,
Cranfield Institution of Technology. Career:
Apprenticeship British Railways, English
Electric, Cango Electric Hammers; served
Government of Jamaica, Revere (Ja.) Ltd.,
Technical Supply Co.; Industrial Mechanical
Engineers (Management Consultant) Ltd. Publications:
Articles - Appropriate Technology
for Energy; Our Bauxite Lands; New Horizons
for Solid Fuels 1980; Book on Hazardous
Waste Management, 1980; Energy the
Year 2,000; June 1981, Return our
Schools to the Churches 1991 Thanks
to our Families Abroad 1994, When
Will Ansaldo Go? 1995. Denomination:
Evangelical. Married: Gertrude
Agatha Copeland, September 10, 1957 (decd).
Remarried Jacquis Marquis 26th Dec. 1993;
3 sons, 3 daughters. Interests: Swimming,
Writing, Flying. Address: (business)
87 Molynes Road, Kingston 10. Tel: 923 5896
(residence) 45 Riverside Drive, Havendale,
Milton Ludlow, C. Eng., M.S.E., M.J.I.E.,
F.I.STruct. E., F.R.S.A., Dip. M.S.; Consulting
Engineer. Principal and Chief Engineer Milton
Weise & Associates, Consulting Engineers
since 1963. Born: Kingston, Jamaica,
April 17, 1932, son of the late Cladius
M. Weise, Tailor, and Violet Shaw-Weise.
Educated: Calabar Elementary School,
Kingston Technical High School, South London
Polytechnic. Career: Structural Designer
Messrs. F. J. Samuely and Partners (London,
England). Senior Engineer Messrs. Leonard
& Grant (London, England), Deputy Chief
Engineer Firth Cleveland Ltd. (Jamaica).
Denomination: Baptist. Married:
December 17, 1954 (divorced) ; 2 sons,
2 daughters. Interests: Tennis, Gardening.
Club: Liguanea. Address: 23
Parkington Plaza, Kingston 10. Tel. 926-6237.
Beresford Noel, Minister of Religion
since 1961. Superintendent Methodist Church,
St. Thomas Circuit. Born: Montego
Bay, Jamaica, April 30, 1914, son of Samuel
Wellington, Market Clerk, and Edith Guthrie-Wellington
(both decd). Educated: Barracks
Elementary School, St. James Printery (Montego
Bay); Served as Methodist Minister in Guyana
1961-66, St. Vincent 1966-69, Jamaica since
1969. Denomination: Methodist. Married:
Clara Britton, August 3, 1961; 2 daughters.
Interests: Music, Reading, Singing.
Address: Cambridge Heights, Port
Maria P.O., St. Mary.
Gordon Oscar, C.D., B.A. (Hons.); Contractor
General since 1991. Born: St. Andrew,
Jamaica, April 21, 1931, son of Sutherland
Wells, Ships Pilot, and Nettie Wells
(both decd). Educated: Westbrook
Preparatory School, Kingston College, Queens
University (Canada), Cambridge University.
Career: Sub-Lieut. Royal Canadian
Navy (Reserve), Cadet (Administrative) Ja.
Govt. Service, Administrative Officer, Government
of Jamaica 1956-58, Trade Officer, West
Indies Commission (Montreal) 1959-60, Assistant
Secretary Ministry of External Affairs Kingston
1962-64, First Secretary Permanent Mission
of Jamaica to United Nations (New York)
1964-66, Counsellor (Economic and Trade)
Jamaican High Commission Trinidad 1966-70,
Minister/Counsellor (Economics and Trade)
Jamaican Embassy (Washington) 1970-71, Executive
Director Jamaica National Export Corp 1971-73,
Permanent Secretary Ministry of External
Affairs 1973-75, Permanent Secretary Office
of the Prime Minister 1975-79, Jamaican
High Commissioner for Trinidad 1979-81;
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of the Public
Service 1981-1986; Past Chairman Broadcasting
Commission; Past Advisor to Government on
Public Service Reform. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Marian Sadler,
April 8, 1961; 1 son, 1 daughter. Interests:
Reading, Swimming. Club: Jamaica
Officers. Address: (business)
17 Knutsford Boulevard, Kingston 5. Tel.
929-7536; (residence) Apt 14, 7 Kings Way,
Trevor Arthur, B.Sc., C.E. Civil Engineer/Businessman.
Management Consultant/Farmer since 1991.
Director, Elite Enterprises Ltd. Organizations:
Past Member, Board of Vere Free Trust Association,
Past Vice Chairman, Board of
Governors Vere Technical High School, Past
Chairman, May Pen Unit Class J.A.D.; Past
Chairman, United Way, Central Region; Member,
Munro College Board, Chairman, Potsday Basic
School, Vice President Potsdam Community
Council. Born: Corby District, St.
Elizabeth, January 21, 1938, son of Hugh
Weston, Farmer, and Beatrice Swaby-Weston
(both decd). Educated: Epping
Forest School, Kingston Technical High School,
Utah State University. Career: Engineering
Superintendent, Alcoa 1968-69, Port Superintendent
1969-73 Vice President & Manager, Lands
& Mines 1973-85; Vice President &
Manager Human Resources & Industrial
Relations, Clarendon Alumina Works 1985-90.
Denomination: Methodist. Married:
Dorothy Walters, August 30, 1968; 2
sons. Interests: Boxing, Soccer,
Farming, Reading. Address: (business)
Munro College P.O., St.
Elizabeth. (residence) 65 Acadia Circle,
8. Motto: Give more than you take.
Henry Alexander, O.D.; Minister of Religion,
Pastor Rehoboth Gospel Assembly since 1935.
Organizations: Chairman Associated
Gospel Assemblies, Jamaica Association of
Evangelicals, International Missionary Fellowship,
Dunrobin Primary and
Portmore Prep. Schools; Board Member Merl
Grove High, Dunrobin High and Edith Dalton
James Secondary Schools; Director Home Mission
Associated Gospel Assemblies. Born: Comfort
Hall, Manchester, April 1, 1915, son of
the late Albert White and Christian Gibson-White.
Educated: Comfort Hall Elementary
School. Career: Real Estate Developer
years prior to entering Ministry; Chief
Organizer of the Associated Gospel Assemblies;
organized churches in England and the United
States. Publications: Editor Associated
Gospel Assemblies Magazine Ebenezer Messenger
over 25 years. Awards: Order of Distinction
for Religious Services 1984; Plaque and
in recognition of 31 years of missionary
service London 1986; Plaque from Teen Time
Bible Conference in recognition of Long
Model Family Certificate Harmony in the
Home Movement. Denomination: Associated
Gospel Assembly. Married: Olive Lucille
Anderson, June 26, 1963; 2 sons; 3
daughters. Interests: Reading, Swimming.
Address: (business) 77 Constant Spring
Kingston 10. Tel. 924-2108; (residence)
15B Birdsucker Drive, Kingston 8.
Etta Louise, J.P., O.D., B.A., P.G.
Cert. Ed., Dip. Ed. Guidance. School Administrator.
Guidance Counsellor, Excelsior High School
since 1989. Organization: Director
Westwood Foundation. Born: May Pen,
Clarendon, April 11, 1928, daughter of Edgar
J. Whiteman, Teacher, and Merab Wilhelmina
Morgan-Whiteman (both decd). Educated:
May Pen Primary School, Westwood High
School, University of Toronto, London University
and University of Reading. Career: Teacher,
Cathedral High School for Girls 1948-51;
Guidance Counsellor, Excelsior High School
1952-76; Principal, Westwood High School
1976-88. Award: Prime Ministers
Medal 1983. Publications: Article
in CARSEA Journal, Vol. 2. No. 2
June 1977, Collaborated in publication of
Blood Thicker than water. 1975. Peace
(C.C.C. pub.) 1979. Denomination:
Methodist. Interests: Reading,
Listening to music and Floral arranging.
Address: (business) 137 Mountain
View Avenue, Kingston 3. Tel. 928-2719;
(residence) 14 Monterey Drive, Kingston
6. Tel. 927-5449. Motto: It is not
the beginning, but the continuing until
it is faithfully accomplished that is worth
the true glory.
Lt. Col. Hurlstone St. Clair, O.D.,
M.B.E., L.R.S.M., Attorney-at-Law and Notary
Public. Partner Robinson Phillips &
Whitehorne since 1952. Chairman National
Employers Mutual Insurance Company (Ja.)
Ltd.; Solicitor Supreme Court of England.
Organizations: Member General Legal
and Disciplinary Committee, Society of Notaries
Public; Founder and Former President
Northern Jamaica Law Society; Chairman Organising
Committee, 8th Commonwealth Law Conference
held in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, September 7th
13th, 1986; President, Commonwealth
Lawyers Association 1986-90. Born: Cross
Roads, St. Andrew, March 18, 1919, son of
the late Edwin Vivian St.
Clair Whitehorne, Accountant and Amy Gladys
Magnus-Whitehorne. Educated: Private
tuition, Kingston College. Career: Solicitor
Supreme Court, Jamaica 1941; War Service
with Jamaica Militia Artillery and Royal
(Caribbean Section) 1942-46; Overseas service
with Caribbean Regiment, U.S.A., Italy
and Egypt, Captain, Legal Staff, Judge Advocate
Generals Branch, Palestine, Demobilized
1946 and returned to legal practice;
District Commissioner Boys Scouts
Association of Jamaica, Assistant Island
Commissioner, Deputy Camp Chief, Jamaica,
Jamaica National Reserve 1963-81; Commanding
Officer Third Battalion, Jamaica Regiment
1975-81; Transferred to Second Class, Jamaica
National Reserve 1981; Admitted as Solicitor
of the Supreme Court of England 1980. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Dorothea Renate
Duncan April 7, 1990; 2
daughters. Awards: Member of the
Order of the British Empire, Military Division
1967; The Order of Distinction (Officer)
in 1977. Interests: Tennis, Music.
Clubs: Jamaica, Jamaica Officers.
Address: (business) Robinson Phillips
& Whitehorne, P.O. Box 170, Ocho Rios,
St. Ann, Jamaica.Tel. 974-2668; (residence)
Upton, Ocho Rios, St. Ann.
Colin Dwight. Motor Vehicle Dealer &
Real Estate Developer. Vice President, Lascelles
de Mercado Auto Division, since 1994.
Organisations: Director, Citrad Ltd.,
Graham Manor Ltd., General Property Consultants
Ltd., Colwit Property Co. Chairman,
Autombile Dealers Association ofJamaica,
Member Realters Association of Jamaica and
Jamaica Developers Association of Jamaica.
Born: Montego Bay, July 27, 1945,
son of Donald and Clio Whittingham. Educated:
Calabar High School, Law Society of England,
Solicitors Course. Career: Law Student
articled to Livingston Alexander & Levy
1963-68; Key Homes Ltd., Contempary Homes
Ltd. 1968-73; General Property Consultants
Ltd. 1973 to date; Owner, Beckford Auto
Supplies Ltd. 1984-89; Lascelles/ Wray
& Nephew (KIG/John Crook Ltd.) 1990
Denomination: Anglican. Married:
Ms. Lowe 1989, 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests:
Motor Sport, Game Hunting. Clubs: Jamaica
Motoring, P.W.D. Hunting & Sporting.
Motto: Earn Respect if not Favour.
Address: (business) 381 Spanish Town
Road, Kingston 11; (residence) 3 Melwood
Avenue, Kingston 8.
Marjorie Arnoldene Gregory, B.A. (Hons.),
D.J.S.M.; Lecturer, Musician and Cultural
Consultant, Consultant Lecturer Jamaica
School of Music 1986-present; Musical Director
and Member National Dance Theatre Company
; Resource Tutor, Music Unit, UWI 1981-present;
Consultant on performing Arts Jamaica
Cultural Development Commission 1990. Born:
St. Andrew, Jamaica, October 31, 1944,
daughter of the late Halcot Leopold Whylie,
Pharmacist, Manufacturers Representative,
Florrie Eloise Greory-Whylie. Educated:
St. Andrew High School, University of
the West Indies, Jamaica School of Music.
Career: Teacher Spanish and Music
Kingston College 1965-74, Part-time Cultural
Officer Social Development Commission 1974;
Leader LTM Pantomime Orchestra1965-77; Script
Writer/Accompanist/Presenter J.B.C. T.V.;
Script Writer/Presenter Schools Programme
1975-79; Head folk Music Research Department
Jamaica School of Music 1975-85; Director
of Studies 1982-84. Awards: U.W.I.
award for music 1965, Bronze Musgrave Medal
1973; Silver Medal for Drama (Professional)
1975; Institute of Jamaica Centenary Medal
1980; Prime Ministers Medal of Appreciation
1985; Certificate of Appreciation 1987;
Jami Award Female Jazz Artist 1987 &
for Original Composition Jazz 1988 &
1991. Publications: Rhythm Kit
No. 1 Jamaica School of Music - an instructional
cassette and notes for beginning drummers;
West Indian N.D.T.C. Singers (Dynamic
Sound); Traditional Songs of the Caribbean:
(O.A.S. 005). Denomination: Anglican.
Interests: Comparative Religion,
Egyptology, Creative Cookery, Theartre and
Film. Address: 10 Milverton Crescent,
David M., C.D., M.B., B.S. (Lond.);
Retired General Practitioner, Business Executive,
Managing Director Jamaica Broilers Limited
since 1974. Chairman Board of Directors
Master Blend Feeds Limited, Jamaica Poultry
Breeders Limited, Content Agricultural Products
Limited; Director Jamaica Eggs Limited,
West Indies Nutritional Products Limited,
Caribbean Asbestos Products Limited, Acquaculture
Jamaica Limited, Jamaica National Investment
Promotions Limited. Born: Kingston,
Jamaica, November 19, 1932, son of Harold
F. Wildish, Evangelist, and Marion Arrol
Wildish. Educated: Monkton Combe
School (England), University of the West
Indies. Career: Medical Officer University
Hospital of the West Indies 1957-59, Kingston
Public Hospital 1959-60; District Medical
Officer (Claremont, St.Ann) 1960-68; Chief
Medical Office, Reynolds Jamaica Mines Limited
1967-74. Denomination: Brethren.
Married: Elizabeth A. Levy, December
7, 1957; 2 sons, 1 daughter. Interests:
Swimming, Fishing, Reading, Cattle Breeding.
Address: (business) Jamaica Broilers
Limited, 15 Hope Road, Kingston 10. Tel.
926-3670; (residence) Ticketts
Claremont P.O., St. Ann.
Donald Ian Barrington, J.P., M.J.I.M.
Accountant. General Manager and Secretary
Jamaica Savings and Loan Building Society
since 1977. Director Caribbean Housing Finance
Corporation. Organization: Council
Building Societies Association of Jamaica
Ltd. Born: Linstead, St. Catherine,
February 11, 1931, son of Hiam Morris Wilkins,
retired employee Jamaica Railway Corporation
and Ivy Louise Duncan-Wilkins, Teacher (both
decd). Educated: Linstead Primary
School, St. Martins High School, Kingston
Commercial College, College of Arts, Science
and Technology. Career: Accounting
Clerk R. Hanna & Sons Ltd. 1951-53,
Asst. Accountant Jamaica Welfare Cottage
Agency Ltd. (Subsidiary Jamaica Social Welfare
Commission) 1954-55, Accountant Middlesex
Building Society (now Jamaica Savings and
Loan Building Society) 1955-68, Asst. Manager
and Accountant 1968-75,
Asst. General Manager 1976. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Lydia Arlene
Thomas, September 3, 1960; 1 son, 3 daughters.
Interests: Swimming, Cricket, Gardening.
Address: 3 Barbados Avenue, New
Kingston, Kingston 5. Tel. 926-4816.
Linnette Monica, M.P.S., Cert. Mgmt
Studies, Psychology. Registrar, Cultural
Training Centre since 1991, Co-ordinator
Mill Bank Progressive Group since 1990.
Organizations: Public Relations Officer
Programme Co-ordinator Mystic Revelation
of Rastafari; Folklore
Representative Partners of America; Treasurer
- Association of Friends J.S.A. Born:
August 3, 1943, daughter of John I.
Byfield, Farmer, and Maizie Johnson-Byfield.
Educated: Camperdown High School,
Extra Mural Studies,
University of the West Indies. Career:
Proof Reader United Printers Ltd. 1962-68,
Printery Ltd. 1968-70; Executive Officer
Jamaica School of Art 1970-77; Registrar
Cultural Training Centre (1982);
Actg. Director 1983; Director Administrator
Jamaica School of
Art 1985-91. Award: Bronze and Silver
Jamaica Festival Commission. Denomination:
Orthodox. Children: 1 son. Interests:
Horticulture, Studying African Religions,
Dancing. Address: (business) Edna
Manley School for the Visual Arts, 1 Arthur
Wint Drive, Kingston 5. Tel. 929-2350-3;
(residence) Lot 195, Carmen Way, Windsor
Lodge, Bull Bay, St. Andrew.
Dr. Rainford Jonathan, M.B.B.S., D.M.,
M.Sc., M.R.C.P.; Lecturer, Tropical Metabolism
Research Unit U.W.I since January 1989;
Consultant Physician, U.H.W.I. since 1990.
Organizations: Council Member, Medical
Association of Jamaica, member Association
Government Medical Consultants, Association
of Consultant Physicians, Jamaica Food and
Nutrition Society, Jamaica Cancer Society,
Medical Defence Union. Born: Kingston,
September 3,1953; son of Reynold Joseph
and Claris Eudocia. Educated: Victoria
Primary School; Three Hills Primary School;
Kingston College; Clarendon College; University
of the West Indies; London University. Career:
Medical Intern, Kingston Public Hospital
1978-79; Assistant Medical Officer, Linstead
Hospital 1979-80; General Internal Medicine
and Selected Sub-Specialities 1980-83; Chief
Resident, Internal Medicine, U.H.W.I. 1983-84;
Senior Registrar (Resident) National Chest
Hospital 1984; Locum Senior House Officer,
St Georges Hospital, Locum Medical Registar,
The Whittington Hospital, London 1984-85;
Senior Registar (Resident),1985, Senior
Medical Officer (Acting), National Chest
Hospital 1986; Consultant Physician, Kingston
Public Hospital 1986-88; Principal Medical
Officer (Acting), Epidemiology Unit, Ministry
of Health 1988. Awards: Honours in
Surgery and Anatomy, Medical School; Wellcome
Fellowship 1985, London University. Publications:
(in) Medical Journals and various papers.
Married: Bridgett Mae Small, August
21, 1982; 3 sons. Interests: Reading,
Fitness, Sports Athletics, Basketball,
Cricket, Football. Address: (business)
Metabolism Research Unit, U.W.I.; Tel. 927-1620;
927-1884; Cardiotechnics, 1 Ripon Road,
Kingston 5; Tel. 929-0604; (residence) 3
Wellington Terrace, Wellington Glade, Kingston
Alexander Ivanhoe Everrod, O.D.,
Trade Unionist, Politician and Publisher
since 1976. Chief Organiser of the BITU
since 1978. Vice Chairman, JLP Constituency
Committee, South Central St. Catherine;
Councillor, Gregory Park Division; Member
of Central Executive Jamaica Labour Party,
JLP Area Council Zone 2. Member, National
Drug Abuse Committee representing the Jamacian
Confederation of Trade Unions. Born:
October 31, 1935, son of Alexander I.
E. Williams Snr., and Emlyn Adams-Hall
(both decd). Educated: Elementary
School, Buxton and Kingston Technical Schools,
Front Royal Labour College. Career:
Advertising Manager, Voice Newspaper, the
official organ of the JLP and BITU 1958-60;
Councillor, Fletchers Land Division,
Central Kingston 1969-74; Co-Chairman, Joint
Industrial Council for Security Guards 1974-80;
Second Vice-President Association of
Local Government Authorities 1981-86,
Founder St. Catherine Peoples League;
Mayor of Spanish Town and Chairman of the
St. Catherine Parish Council 1981-86; Director
J.T.U..R.D.C and of Jamaica Confederation
of Trade Union 1994; .represented the BITU
at many USA and regional
conferences and seminars on matters related
to labour relations; Business Manager, National
Publishing Company, Island Supervisor BITU
1995. Awards: Badge of Honour 1974,
Honorary Citizenship from the City of Baltimore
1982. L.G. Newland Honorary award for service
to political and trade union movement by
the Jamerican United National Assn. USA
1989. Denomination: Roman Catholic.
Married: Concie V.E. Jackson; 4 sons.
Interests: Reading, Travel. Address:
(business) Bustamante Industrial Trade Union,
98-100, Duke Street, Kingston. Tel. 922-2443-6
or 2 Ffrench Street, Spanish Town, St Catherine.
Keble Frederick, D.F.H., C. Eng., Principal
K.F. Williams & Associates since 1968.
Organizations: Professional Societies
Association of Jamaica 1979-80; Overseas
Representative for Institution of Electrical
Engineers (U.K.); Former Hon. Secretary
Association of Consulting Engineers Jamaica
1969-70; First Dan Japanese Karate Association.
Born: Kingston, Jamaica, July 12,
1925. Educated: Kingston Technical
High School, Royal Air Force (Cranwell United
Kingdom), Faraday House Electrical Engineering
College (London) 1947-51. Career: Third
Assistant Engineer Central Electricity Generating
Board (London Division) 1951-57; Engineer
Government Electrical Inspectorate Jamaica
1957-58; Senior Executive Engineer Public
Works Department 1958-68. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Edna May Sear,
June 1, 1957; 2 daughters. Interests:
Swimming, Yoga, Karate. Club: St.
Andrew Rotary. Address: (business)8
Grenada Crescent, Kingston 5. Tel. 926-8924;
(residence) 2 DeLisser Avenue, Kingston
8. Tel. 924-1312.
Major Joseph (Joe) Benjamin, O.D.,
A.R.C.M., F.I.B.A., F.R.C., Dip. Journalism;
Musician; Consultant/Director of Music since
1974. Director, Presto Music Co., Former
Director of Music, Jamaica Defence Force.
Organizations: Member, Jamaica Music
Teachers Association, Association
of Concert Bands - America, the Performing
Rights Society-London, The Rosicrucian Order
(AMORC), the Institute of Jamaica, International
Biographical Asociation. Born: St
Catherine, March 2, 1933; son of David Williams,
Constable, and Imogene Smith-Williams, Housewife
(both decd). Educated: Kingston
Technical High School; Royal Military School
of Music, Kneller Hall U.K.; Bennett College,
U.K.; University Extension
Conservatory, U.S.A. Career: Conductor,
Jamaica Military Band 1968-86; Conductor
Caribbean Orchestra 1971-80; Conductor/Director
of Music CARIFESTA Orchestra 1976; Composed
and Arranged Music for Jamaican Pantomime
Musical Carib Gold 1960-61; Arranged Ballet
Music Legend of Old Port Royal 1962;
Jamaica Fruits 1962; Appearance with
Caribbean Exhibition Group on BBC
TV 1966; Performed with London Philharmonic
Orchestra; Performed with BBC Light Concert
Orchestra; Performed with Jamaica Philharmonic
Orchestra; Conductor on Tour with the Jamaica
Military Band; Tutor, Jamaica School of
Music. Awards: Graham Wallace Award
(Royal Military School of Music, England)
1967; Silver Musgrave Medal (Inst.of Ja.)
1987; Meritorious Service Medal 1981; Institute
of Jamaica Centenary Medal 1979; Prime Ministers
Medal of Appreciation 1983. Creative
Works: (Compositions) Independence
Day, Carib Blue, Support & Services
Bn., Cudelia, The Digger, Mongoose Jump-up,
Sky Waggon, Caguaya; Songs: Our Heritage,
Hymn for Travellers, Pimento; (Merengue/Mento)
Joey Goes Latin; Fanfares: Piano
Piece My Musical
Dream. Recordings: Jamaica Military
Band in Concert, My Gloria (Calyspo),
Fat Woman (Calyspo), Love Sweet
De Bubble Bus, Ma and Pa,
Jamaica Independence. Denomination:
Roman Catholic. Married: Dahlia
Barbara Holman, August 18, 1973 (2nd marriage);
1 son, 4
daughters. Interests: Reading, Listening
Recorded Music. Clubs: Jamaica Officers
Club, Jamaica-America Society, Jamaica Music
Teachers Association. Address:
(residence) 8 Hills Haven Avenue, Kingston
19; Tel: 925-9704.
Maria Antoinette, BSc. (Hons); MBA;
Marketing Consultant; Managing Director,
The Business District since April 1993.
Former Director Marketing, CVM Television
since 1991. Born: Kingston, April
24, 1951, daughter of the late Wilfred
Lawrence and Elsie Lawrence. Educated:
Jones Town Primary School, Convent of
Mercy Alpha Academy, College of Arts, Science
and Technology, University of the West Indies.
Career: Clerk Current Accounts Barclays
Bank 1968-69; Air
Jamaica Accounts Clerk 1969-75, Reservations
Supervisor 1975-78, Manager Tariffs and
Industry Affairs 1978-81, Sales Manager
Jamaica and the Caribbean 1981-83, Special
Assistant to Director North America 1983-84,
Director Marketing and Sales Caribbean 1984-85,
Director Marketing (Systemwide) 1985-86;
Vice-President Marketing and Sales Air Jamaica
1986- 90; Caldon Finance Merchant Bank 1990-91.
Award: Aaron Matalon award for excellence.
Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married:
Prof. Edwin Jones, October 1993; 2 sons.
Interests: Lawn Tennis, Interior
Decorating. Clubs: Liguanea, St.
Andrew, Business and Profesisonal Women,
Melbourne Cricket. Address: (business)
The Business District, 40 Duke Street, Kingston;
Tel: 9672399/2424, Fax: 9672397;
(residence) Stock Farm Road, Golden
Spring, Stony Hill P.O., St. Andrew. Tel.
Noel Sydney, J.P.; Valuator, Real Estate
Agent, Businessman, Councillor No. 3 Division
Portland Parish Council since 1986. Director
Portland Parish Council since 1986. Director
Portland Industries Limited, St. Marys
Benefit Building Society; Chairman Portland
Land Authority. Organizations: 1st
Vice-President Portland Chamber of Commerce;
Chairman Port Antonio P.C. Bank, Rio Grande
Production Marketing Association, Arrears
Sub-Committee and Member of the Agricultural
Credit Board; Member Board of Directors
Passley Gardens Agricultural College; Founder/Member,
Past Master and Secretary Portland Lodge
No. 7740 E.C., Past District Grand Junior
Warden. Born: Montego Bay, St. James,
June 16, 1925, son of the late Egbert George
Williams, Accountant and Planter, and Julia
Elizabeth Kirkwood-Williams. Educated:
Barracks Elementary School, Cornwwall College,
Private Matriculation Course, University
of the West Indies courses in Administration.
Career: Assistant Settlement Officer,
Settlement Officer, Assistant Lands Officer,
Lands Officer, Lands Department 1943-68;
Executive Agricultural 1969-72; Acting Assistant
Commissioner of Lands 1972. Retired fromthe
Civil Service on Medical Grounds. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Etta Evangeline
Brown, Janaury 16, 1946; 4 sons. Award:
Prime Ministers Award 1981 for
Public Service. Interests: Reading,
Gardening, Sports, Farming, Social Welfare
work, Rural Development Planning. Club:
Portland Garden. Address: (business)
P.O. Box 189, Port Antonio, Portland. Tel.
993-3698; (residence) Boundbrook Heights,
Raby Danvers (Danny), O.J., C.D.,
J.P., C.L.U. Company Director. Founder,
President & Chief Executive Officer
Life of Jamaica Ltd. Chairman, Ravers Ltd.,
Jamaica CitizensBank, Citizens Investments
Ltd., Atlantica Southern Insurance Co. Ltd.,
(Puerto Rico), National Development Foundation
of Jamaica, Alkali Ltd., Caribbean Exporters
Ltd., Industrial Chemical Co. Ltd., Virginia
Dare Jamaica Ltd., Deputy Chairman, ICWI
Group Ltd. and Life of Jamaica, Director,
Lested Developments Ltd., Hitek Software
Engineers Ltd., ICWI Group Foundation;,
Global Life Assurance Co. Ltd. (Cayman),
Colonial Life Assurance Co. Ltd. (Bermuda),
Pan American Development foundation (Washington),
Law Investments Ltd., Beckfords Auto Supplies,
Office Towers Ltd., Clarendon Aluminum Producers
Ltd., Jamaica Broilers Ltd. Organizations:
President, Jamaica Association for the Deaf;
Vice President, Jaycees of Jamaica,
West Indies Jaycees. Born: St. Andrew,
July 3, 1934; son of Leonard A. Williams
and Verna Burke-Williams (both decd).
Educated: Suthermere Preparatory
School; Jamaica College. Career: President,
Life of Jamaica 1970-76; Minister of State,
Ministry of Industry & Commerce &
Member of the Cabinet 1977-79; Executive
Vice Chairman, Life of Jamaica 1980-82 Consultant,
Ravers Ltd., 1982-86. Denomination: Anglican.
Married: Shirley Adair Mair, June
26, 1954; 1 son, 5 daughters. Interest:
Farming and Community Development related
activities, walking. Clubs: Liguanea,
Kingston Cricket and Jamaica. Address:
(business) 28-48 Barbados Avenue, Kingston
5; (residence) Bamboo Lodge
Roy Anthony, B.A. (Economics and Business);
Industralist, Managing Director Panvest
Limited, Jamaica Candle Corporation Ltd.,
Solomon Armstrong & Co. Ltd. since 1975.
Director National Export Import Bank of
Jamaica, Rehabilitation Fund Jamaica Ltd.,
Jamaica Industrial Development Corporation,
Jamaica Export Credit Insurance Corporation;
Chairman Partner Finance Ltd.; Deputy Chairman
Trafalgar Development Bank; Chairman Diocesan
Financial Board of the Anglican Church in
Jamaica. Organizations: Immediate
Past President Jamaica Manufacturers Association.
Born: Kingston, Jamaica, April 4, 1941,
son of the late Arthur George Williams and
Irene Elizabeth Briscoe-Williams. Educated:
Primary School, Clarendon College, Howard
University. Career: West Indies Sugar
Co., Lionel Town 1959-64; Citibank NA (Formerly
First National Citi Bank) 1968-69; Officer
in Charge New Port West Branch 1969-70;
May Pen Branch 1970; Assigned to Citibanks
Agricultural Lending in Panama, Costa Rica,
Salvador, Nicaragua 1971; Manager Citibanks
Agricultural Lending Programme in Jamaica
1972; Manager and Credit Supervisor Corporate
Area branches and First National Finance
1973; Assigned to Citibank Mexico 1974.
Denomination: Anglican. Married:
Joan Pamela Stewart; 1 son, 1 daughter.
Interests: Tennis. Address:
(business) 7 Phoenix Avenue,
P.O. Box 443, Kingston 10. Tel. 929-3815,
Brian Ribton Bernard, Drapery Manufacturer.
Managing Director, Brian Williamson Ltd.
Decor Drapes. Organizations: Member,
Kingston Chapter Georgian Society; Executive
Member The Georgian Society of Jamaica.
Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica, September
4, 1945, son of Ribton St. John Williamson
(decd) and Leslie (nee Hendriks).
Educated: Campion Hall Prep.; Priory
High School. Career: Jamaica Telephone
Co. Ltd. 1962-68. Established his own business
in drapery manufacturing in 1968. Denomination:
Roman Catholic; Held the post of Extraordinary
Minister, served at Pinto Mission, Cavaliers
St Andrew for over 20 years. Interests:
Art, Theatre, Metaphysics, Swimming, Gardening,
Historical buildings and artefacts. Address:
3A Haughton Avenue, Kingston 10.
Dwight Anthony Tony,
J.P., B.A. (Hons.) ,M.J.I.M. Chartered Life
Underwriter. Insurance Executive/Businessman.
Chairman/Chief Executive Officer Crown Eagle
Life Insurance since June 1994. President,
Horizon Life Ltd. Organisations:
Airports Authority of Jamaica, Adoption
Board, Jamaica Boxing Board of Control,
Williamson Group Ltd., Gwentone Corporation
Ltd., Chemical & Technical Suppliers,
Ltd., Industrial Bearings Ltd., Williamson
Insurance Services Ltd., Nation
Courier Services Ltd., Tony Williamson
Associates. Born: Kingston, Jamaica,
February 23, 1945, son of Egbert Williamson,
Teacher and Gwendolyn Williamson-Baker (decd).
Educated: Calabar High School 1957-63,
UWI 1964-67, Institute of
Chartered Life Underwriters of Canada 1971-74,
Language Training Centre 1978-79. Honorary
Consul Republic of Uruguay, International
Motivational Speaker. Consultant to the
Ministry of Industry, Investment & Commerce
on Small Business Development. Career:
Teacher Wolmers Boys School 1967; Salesman
Confederation Life 1972; Manager Life of
Jamaica 1977; Senior Branch Manager, Life
of Jamaica 1989. Awards: Member of
the year, Life Underwriters Assoc. of Jamaica
1987 & 1989. Publication: Co-Author
Taxation in Jamaica and English
for the Life Underwriters.
Denomination: Christian. Married:
Gweneth Jean Campbell, August 3, 1968; 2
sons, 1 daughter. Interests: Cricket,
Table tennis, Photography. Club:
Kingston Cricket. Motto: "Give
People what they want and they will give
you what you want. Address:
(business)Williamson Group Ltd., 63A Hagley
Park Road, Kingston 10.; (residence) 13
Carmel Avenue, Kingston 8.
Neville Newton Montrose, O.D.,Broadcaster,
Freelance Announcer with R.J.R. since 1969;
Host RJR Evening People
Show since 1985. Singer/Songwriter, Member
Performing Rights Society. Born: St.
Andrew, May 5, 1937; son of T. Newton Willoughby,
Attorney-at-Law and Zena Willoughby, Legal
Secretary. Educated: Suthermere Preparatory
School; Jamaica College; Toronto University.
Career: Announcer, RJR 1960-63; Interviewer,
BBC Caribbean Service, London 1962-64; JBC
Radio and Television Announcer 1964-69.
Awards: Recipient of Prime Ministers
Medal 1983, Musgrave Medal (Bronze) 1987,
Officer of the Order of Distinction 1989.
Publications: Novel Jamaica Boy.
Denomination: United Church of Jamaica.
Children: 2 daughters. Address:
(business) Radio Jamaica; Tel. 926-1100;
(residence) 7 Elmwood Terrace, Forest Hills.
Frederick Alexander, Writer and Publicist.
Executive Director Jamaica Exporters Association
since 1976. Director Island Holidays (Ja.)
Ltd., Fred Wilmot Associates Ltd. Organizations:
Member English Speaking Union, Royal
Commonwealth Society. Born: Toronto,
Ont. Canada, October10, 1918, son of the
late Alfred George Wilmot, Electrical Engineer
and Contractor and Edith Matilda James-Wilmot.
Educated: Western Commercial College.
Career: Journalist, Broadcaster in
Canada. Served in Canadian Army 1940-44;
Editor Public Opinion 1951-54; Associate
Editor Spotlight Magazine 1954-56; Projects
Officer 1956-67, Director Public Relations
Jamaica Tourist Board 1967-70. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Cynthia Lucy
Carter, November 5, 1942; 3 sons, 3 daughters.
Interests: Music, Writing, Aviation.
Clubs: Royal Aero, Liguanea, Jamaica
Flying. Address: (business) Export
House, 13 Dominica Drive, Kingston 5. Tel.
929-1292; (residence) Makaira,
6 Miles, St. Thomas Road, Jamaica.
Hazel Grace, J.P.; Executive Secretary,
Secretary/Manager Montego Bay Chamber of
Commerce since 1963. Director Whittis
Warehousing Ltd. Born: Kingston,
Jamaica, November 24, 1934, daughter of
the late William S. Whittingham, Agricultural
Officer, and Doris Lillian Whittingham,
Housewife and Teacher. Educated: Marymount
Convent, Immaculate Conception High Schol,
Montego Bay High School for Girls. Career:
Executive Secretary and Avon Sales Representative,
Bryden & Evelyn 1950-56; Executive Secretary
Trans Caribbean Estates Ltd., 1956-63. Awards:
Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and
Industry for distinguished service 1982
and 84; Heritage Week Parish Award for invaluable
contribution in the field of Industry and
Commerce 1984. Denomination: Anglican.
Married: Warren Woodrow Wilson, June
1952 (divorced); 2 son, 1 daughter. Interests:
Dancing, Badminton, Aerobics and Swimming.
Clubs: Doctors Cave Bathing,
Montego Bay Yacht. Address: (business)
P.O. Box 213, 32 Market Street, St. James.
Tel. 952-6045/7; Fax 952-2784; (residence)
Hamilton Drive, Dunbar, Montego Bay, St.
James. Tel. 952-5828.
Jeanne Patricia Pauline, Novelist and
Playwright since 1959. Life Fellow of the
American Biographical Institute Research
Association; Fellow of the International
Biographic Association. Columnist for the
Gleaner since October 1987. Organizations:
Member Society of Authors, U.K., Authors
Guild of America. Member Executive Committee,
Immediate Past President, International
P.E.N. (Jamaica Centre). Born: London,
England, May 31, 1920, daughter of Francis
Arthur Staples, retired Company Director
and Emily Grace Selina Williams-Stapes (decd).
Educated: Private tuition, London.
Career: Nurse Westminister Hospital,
London, England 1940-42,
Teacher Speech and Drama Wolmers
Girls School, Kingston, Jamaica 1960-67,
For the last six years has been asked by
the Swedish Academy to nominate a candidate
for the Nobel Prize for Literature. Award:
Awarded Centenary Medal Institute of
Jamaica 1980. Publications: No
Justice in October; Legacy for Isabel;
(one act plays) Evans Bros. London 1967.
No Medicine for Murder; Model for Murder;
Ward Lock, London 1968 (crime novels). Weep
in the Sun Macmillan London/M.Evans
Inc. New York 1976 (historical novel). Troubled
Heritage; Mulatto; The Golden Harlot;
London/St. Martins Press, New York
1979-80. The House that Liked to Travel,
(Fantasy for young children) 1978; Holiday
Guns, (adventure story for advanced
readers) 1977; Flight from the Islands
1978, Macmillan Education. Six crime novels
accepted for publication by Kingston Publishers,
one of which No Medicine for Murder
was published in 1983. Two historical novels
accepted for publication by Caribbean Authors
Publishers, one of which Fettered Freedom
was abridged and serialised in the Sunday
Gleaner. Denomination: Anglican.
Married: Dr. Wilbert Jeffrey Smith-Wilson,
July 12, 1943; 1 son. Interests: Reading,
Swimming, Cooking. Previously very active
in the theatre and on radio, performing
in over a hundred radio and stage plays
and commentator at Secondary
Schools Drama Festival. Address:
3 Vantage Point, P.O. Box 147, Red Hills
P.O., St. Andrew. Tel. 94-42622.
Leslie Armon, C.D., B.Sc.; Diplomat.
Former Jamaican Ambassador to the European
Communities, the Kingdom of Belgium, the
Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, the Republic
of France and the Confederation of Switzerland.
Born: Kingston, Jamaica, April 12,
1930 son of Roydel A. Wilson, Civil Servant
and Wilhelmina Albertha Guest-Wilson. Educated:
Wolmers Boys School, New York
University. Career: Served in the
Public Service of Jamaica since 1949; Post
formerly held include Vice-Consul New York
Consulate and Director of Foreign Trade
Ministry of Foreign Affairs; High Commissioner
for Jamaica to Canada from 1970. Denomination:
United Church. Married: Barbara
I. McLean, May 5, 1962; 1son, 1 daughter.
Interests: Table Tennis, Music.
Wilbert Jeffrey-Smith, C.D., J.P., L.R.C.P.,
M.R.C.S., D.T.M.H., M.B.B.S., M.D. (Trop
Med.), M.R.C.P.; Physician. Born: Browns
Town, St. Ann, February 23, 1916, son of
Dr. Wilbert Wilson, Doctor of Medicine,
and Una Wilson (nee) Jeffrey-Smith (both
decd). Educated: Jamaica College,
Kings College, Westminister Hospital,
London University. Career: Past House
Physician Westminister Hospital (London),
Past Physician and Senior Medical Officer
Kingston Public Hospital, Past Chief Medical
Officer Bahamas and Jamaica, Past Registrar
Medical Council of Jamaica, Past Secretary
and President Jamaica Branch British Medical
Association. First demonstration of sickle
disease in Jamaica 1944, First demonstration
of Leptospirosis 1947, Coccidioiddomycosis
in Jamaica 1951, Demonstration of Myasis
1947 and Kalaazar (imported case) in Jamaica.
Specialist in charge
of Poliomyelitis epidemic 1954. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Jeanne Patricia
Staples, July 12, 1943; 1 son. Interests:
Motoring, Photography. Address:
(business) 34 Old Hope Road, Kingston 5;
(residence) 3 Vantage Pt. Red Hills P.O.
Carl Leroy. Journalist. Political &
Current Affairs Editor, Gleaner since 1995.
Organisations: Correspondent for
Caribbean News Agency and a stringer for
Times, South Magazine and United Press International.
Director of Public Relations,
Advertising & Marketing Ja. Ltd. 1983.
Born: St. Andrew December 28, 1942,
son of the late Eardly G.C. Wint, Motorman,
and Ruby Maria Reid, Pastrymaker. Educated:
Grove Town, Excelsior, C.A.S.T. Career:
Special Correspondent for the Parishes
of Manchester & Clarendon and Parliamentary
Reporter, Daily Gleaner 1969; Political
& Parliamentary Reporter, Jamaica Daily
News 1973; Editor, Sunday Gleaner 1979;
Editor Jamaica Daily News 1980; News Editor,
Gleaner 1988; Associate Editor, Gleaner,
Oct. 1993; Assistant Editor, Sunday Gleaner
& Overseas publications Dec.1993. Awards:Seprod
Journalism Award Outstanding News
Story 1970; Seprod Journalism Award for
Satire 1978; National Journalism Award for
Satire 1980; Plaque for Tipster of the Day
in the Lions-Kiwanis Charity Race Meet 1980;
Glaxo-Medical Association of Jamaica Award
of Appreciation for Outstanding
Contribution to the Peptic Ulcer Symposium
1985; National Journalist Awards 1988 Archie
Lindo Award for Outstanding Public
Service (Print); Caribbean Publishing &
Broadcasting & Caribbean Broadcasting
Union Outstanding Journalist Print 1988;
CPBA-CBU Caribbean Journalist of the Year
1989; Outstanding Journalist of the Year,
Public Service Awards 1990; AAAJ Appreciation
Award for support to the Advertising Industry
1992; PAJ Veteran Awardee 1994. Publications:
Author of Leminotep (satirical
column) Denomination: Anglican. Married:
Linda Vivienne Atherton May 2, 1970. Interests:
Reading, Movies, Travelling. Motto: Dont
yourself seriously. Address: (business)
North Street, Kingston; (residence) 43 Canal
Drive, Garveymeade, Bridgeport P.O.
Sandra Marie Elizabeth, B.Sc., M.Aq.,
M.B.A. (Technology Management). Aquaculturist.
Executive Director, National Commission
on Science & Technology Secretariat
since January 1995. Aquaculture Consultant
with Caribbean Development Bank since 1987.
Organizations: Jamaica Society of
Agricultural Sciences, Jamaica Conservation
Development Trust, National Feeds Committee,
Jamaica Orchid Society, American Orchid
Society, Astronomical Association of Jamaica,
Jamaica-Italy Friendship Society, Jamaica
Horticultural Society, Professional Societies
of Jamaica Born: Kingston, July 9,
of Elvis Cooke and Beryl Cooke. Educated:
Glenmuir High School; St. Hildas
Diocesan High; University of the West Indies;
Auburn University. Career: Branch
Chief- Extension & , Training, Inland
Ministry of Agriculture 1979-85; Project
Co-Ordinator, National Investment Bank
of Jamaica 1986-87; Administrator, Agricultural
Properties, National Investment Bank of
Jamaica 1985; Director of Aquaculture,AGRO
21 Corp. Ltd. 1987-89; General Manager,
Jamaica Producers Aqualapia Ltd. 1988-91;
Consultant, Aqua-Tech Consultants Ltd.;
1991-93; Director of Administration, National
Investment Bank of Jamaica 1994. Publications:
History and Status of Commercial
Tilapia Farming in Jamaica, Gulf
and Caribbean Fisheries Institute Conference
1983 Bahamas; Investment Opportunities
in Aquaculture in Jamaica, Caribbean
Aquaculture and Trade Expo 1987, Puerto
Rico; Government Policies and Programmes
for Aquaculture Development Gulf and
Caribbean Fisheries Institute Conference
1988, St. Thomas, USVI. Several articles
on Aquaculture for the Daily Gleaner
Feedtime Supplement. Intensive Tilapia Farming
in Jamaica: A comparison of Two Systems
with Recommendations for Future Development.
Gulf & Caribbean Fisheries Conference,
Nassau Bahamas Nov. 1991. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Edwin D.C. Wint,
November 1, 1986, 1 son. Interests: Gardening,
Reading, Travelling, Sewing. Address:
of the Prime Minister,1 Devon Road, Kingston
6; Tel. 960-8345; (residence) 14
Tankerville Avenue, Kingston 6.
Aston Sylvester, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.
M.J.I.M.; Agricultural Consultant Managing
Director Agrocon Ltd. since 1979. Director
Maywood Feeds Ltd., Wood Dog Food Ltd. Organizations:
Secretary Jamaica Association of Professional
Agriculturalists; Member American Society
of Animal Sciences; American Dairy Science
Association; Poultry Science Association;
American Society of Professional Animal
Scientists, Gamma Sigma Delta (Agriculture
Honour Society), Past Secretary Kiwanis
Club, Spanish Town, Institute of Management
Consultants (Ja.); President Elect (1990)
Jamaica Society on Agricultural Sciences;
Elder Webster Memorial Church. Born:
St. Andrew, Jamaica, January 31, 1933,
son of Harold Bernard Wood, retired Businessman
and Florence Allen-Wood (both decd).
Educated: Jamaica School of Agriculture,
North Carolina State University, University
of Minnesota. Career: Asst. Professor
Animal Science University of Guelph (Ontario,
Canada); Principal Jamaica School of Agriculture
(Spanish Town). Publications: Numerous
scientific articles in Journal of American
Society of Animal Science, Journal of American
Dairy Science, Poultry Science, Canadian
Journal of Animal Science. Awards:
Gamma Sigma Delta (Agr. Honour Society).
Denomination: United Church. Married:
Loretta May Yineman, July 27, 1963;
3 sons, 2 daughters. Interests: Reading,
Tennis, Travelling. Address: (business)
9 Musgrave Ave., Kingston 10; (residence)
26 East Oakridge, P.O. Box 19, Kingston
Nicholas James Guy, Fellow, Life Management
Institute; Insurance Broker; Managing Director
Eagle Insurance Brokers since March 1st,
1991. Organizations: Executive Council
Member, Jamaica Insurance Brokers Association.
Born: Cambridge, England, September
23, 1947; son of the late John Wood, Anthropologist,
and Faith Louisa Wood, Genealogist. Educated:
Ashfold School; Gordonstoun College;
Oxford University. Career: Legal
& General Society (London) 1969-71;
Glanvill Enthoven (London) 1971-74; Managing
Director, International Insurance Brokers
1989-91. Denomination: Church of
England. Married: Brigitte Giffhorn,
March 1975; 1 daughter. Interests: Reading,
Tennis. Club: Liguanea. Address:
(business) 10 Dominica Drive, Kingston
5. Tel. 968-0980.
Joyce W, Stock Broker; Consultant to
the Securities Commission. Born: Jamaica,
daughter of T. Tai Pow and his wife (both
decd). Educated: St. Georges
Girls School, Kingston Technical High
School, London University (External). Career:
Secretary Jamaica Livestock Association
up to 1969, Secretary Jamaica Red Poll Cattle
Breeders, Jamaica Black Cattle Breeders,
Jamaica Hope Cattle Breeders; General Manger
Jamaica Stock Exchange 1981-88 (was the
first female General Manager of a Stock
Exchange). General Manager/Secretary, Edward
Gayle & Co. Ltd. 1990. Denomination:
Christian. Married: Warren G. Woodham,
April 24, 1951; 3 sons, 2 daughters. Club:
President Bank of Jamaica Spanish. Address:
(business) c/o Bank of Jamaica, Tel. 922
7050; (residence) 17 Russell Heights, Kingston
Warren, C.D., J.P., B.Sc. Econ. (Hons.);
Economist/Company Executive. Born: Preston
Oriente, Cuba, May 9, 1927 son of the late
Cyril Constantine Woodham, Pharmacist, and
Sarah Beatrice Woodham, School Teacher.
Educated: Fellowship Primary School,
St. Jago High School, London School of Economics.
Career: Statistician Department of
Statistics; Manpower Research Unit, Ministry
of Labour, established National Insurance
Scheme; Ministry of Social Security; Permanent
Secretary Ministry of National Security;
Executive Director Stabilization Commission;
Permanent Secretary Ministry of Industry
and Commerc (retired in 1983); Managing
Director Jamaica Industrial Development
Corporation 1982-89. Award: Commander
of the Order of Distinction 1982. Religion:
Christian. Married: Joyce W.
Taipow, April 24, 1951; 3 sons, 2 daughters.
Interests: Classical Music, Gardening,
Jogging. Address: (residence) 17
Russell Heights, Kingston 8.
Ena Joyce St. Clare Collymore, O.D.,
M.B.E.; Attorney-at-Law since 1948. Formerly
Chairman Civil Service Housing Company.
Organizations: Chairman Caribbean
Link of Guiding, Formerly 3rd Vice-President
Jamaica Civil Service Association, Past
President Soroptimist Intl. of Jamaica and
S.I. Caribbean Area Council, formerly Chief
Commissioner Girl Guide Association of Jamaica,
Extension Officer Soroptimist International,
Member World Committee of Girl Guides and
Girl Scouts, Member Y.W.C.A., Jamaica; Sub-Member
World Committee W.A.G.G.G.S, Member Constitution
Committee for 9 years. Born: Spanish
Town, Jamaica, September 10, 1917, daughter
of Frank Augustus Collymore, Station Master,
Ja. Govt. Railway, and Madeline Louise Anderson-Collymore
(both decd). Educated: Central
Branch School, St. Hughs High School,
Council of Legal Education, and London University;
Called to the Bar Grays Inn 1947.
Career: Served in the A.T.S. World
War 2 as Radar Operator. Clerk of Courts,
Deputy Crown Solicitor and Resident Magistrate,
Jamaica Chairman Juvenile Courts Eastern
Circuit, Jamaica, Acting Attorney General
Turks & Caicos Islands 1977-78, Magistrate
and Registrar General and Registrar Companies
Turks and Caicos Islands, Magistrate and
Consultant Government of Montserrat; Magistrate
Registrar General (Anguilla). Awards:
Silver Fish and Silver Bee in Guiding;
Hon. Member for Outstanding Soroptimist
of the Caribbean 1993 from Soroptimist International
Regional Council of the Caribbean; Award
for being one of the Oustanding Women in
Jamaica by the YWCA during its 75th Anniversary
Celebrations in 1994. Denomination: Anglican.
Married: Horace Victor Woodstock,
May 5, 1951; 1 son, 2 daughters. Interests:
Outdoor sports, Dancing, Bridge. Club:
Soroptimist of Jamaica. Address:
7 Wagner Avenue, Kingston 8. Tel. 925-5590.
Robert Victor, B. Arch., M.J.I.A.; Registered
Architect, Partner Harold Morrison Associates
since 1989. Director Melmox Ltd., Roda Investment
Ltd. Organizations: Member Jamaica
Institute of Architects, Cornell Alumni
Association (Ja.); Freemason Glenlyon Lodge
No. 346 S.C.; Past President DeCarteret
College Old Boys Association, Girl Guides
Association, Headquarters Committee, Joint
Consultative Council (JCC) of the Building
Industry (Chairman 1994-95). Born: Kingston,
June 26, 1956, son of Horace Victor Woodstock,
retired Civil Servant, and Ena Joyce Collymore-Woodstock,
Attorney-at-Law., & retired Resident
Magistrate. Educated: St. Hughs
Prep. School, DeCarteret College, Cornell
University. Captain DeCarteret College Football
Team which won Independence Schools Trophy
1973, Captain UJAMAA Football Team Cornell
University, Captain, DeCarteret College
Swimming Team, 1973/1974 Captain Schools
Challenge Team. Career: Ministry
of Construction (Works) Senior Executive
Architect, ARP Unit 1979-85; Design Architect,
Harold Morrison Associates 1985-89. Awards:
Government Scholarship to Cornell University,
American Institute of Architects School
Medal, Certificate of Merit from the Henry
Adams Fund for excellence in the study
of Architecture. Award of Merit for restoration
and best Interior award, NCB in the Governor
General award 1987. The Governor Generals
Award for Architecture 1992 for Sunshine
Village Negril. Other awards of merit,
honourable mention and special awards for
Best Use of Concrete and Best
Use of Steel (Bustamante Hospital).
Denomination: Anglican. Married:
Dawn Juliette Spencer, November 28, 1987,
1 son, 1 daughter. Interests: Bridge,
Swimming, Football, Photography. Address:
(business) 15 Bedford Park Avenue, Kingston
10. Tel. 93990-2; (residence) 7 Wagner Avenue,
Lester Lennard, B. Pharm., M.R.Pharms.,
Pharmacist. Executive Director Lasco Distributors
Ltd., Skyveiw Farms Ltd., Caledonia Medical
Laboratory Ltd., Woolesmar Investment Ltd.,
Woolmed Ltd., Swift Chemicals Ltd. Organizations:
Member Pharmaceutical Society of Great
Britain, Pharmaceutical Society of Jamaica,
American Society of Hospital Pharmacists.
Born: Montego Bay, October 8, 1929
son of the late Cecil Woolery, Police Officer
and Anetta Gaynor-Woolery. Educated:
Montego Bay Boys School, Cornwall College,
London University. Career: Former
Medical Representative Drug Department Grace
Kennedy and Company Ltd.; Director of Pharmaceutical
Services Ministry of Health 1974-91. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Linda Margaret
Thomas, September 12, 1987; 1 son, 5 daughters.
Interests: Horticulture with special
interest in roses including hybridisation
and the growing of exotic plants. Address:
(business) 27 Red Hills Road, Kingston 10.
Tel. 929-0463, 929-7633-5; (residence) Manor
Court Mews, Phase Two, Manor Court, Kingston
James Joseph, Second Mates Certificate
of Competency , B.Sc.(Hons.) Transport with
Law , Member; Transportant, General Manager
Inter Freight Agencies Ltd. since January
1988. Member Chartered Institute of Transport.
Born: Hong Kong, January 21, 1958;
son of Harry Worton, Company Director, and
Joy P.M. Worton, Company Director. Educated:
Campion College; Merchant Navy College;
Plymouth Polytechnic. Career: Navigating
Cadet, Jamaica Banana Producers Steamship
Co. Ltd. 1975; Transport Manager, Intertransport
Services Ltd. 1979; Assistant Operations
Manager, International Shipping Ltd.
1986. Denomination: Anglican. Married:
Angela Stuart, July 24, 1982; 1
daughter, 3 sons. Interests: Sailing,
Walking, Photography. Club: Royal
Jamaica Yacht. Address: (business)
105 Second Street, Newport West; (residence)
Boone Hall Road, Stony Hill.
Ashton George, C.D., Dip. Public
Admin. (Lond.); Attorney-at-Law and Notary
Public, Contractor General since 1986. Director
Pearl Wright Flowers and Ikebana Centre
Ltd. Organizations: President Society
of Notaries Public in Jamaica; Former Member
Minimum Wage Advisory Commission, Charter
President Kiwanis Club of North St. Andrew.
Born: Albert Town, Trelawny, son of
Daniel Robert Wright, Teacher and Riah Wright
(both decd) housewife. Educated:
Kingston Technical High School, London
University, Honourable Society of Grays
Inn. Career: Jamaica Government Service
worked in various Departments and
Ministries including Crown Counsel, Attorney
Generals Office 1934-63; Permanent
Secretary 1963-65; Jamaica High Commissioner
to Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana, Barbados,
Ambassador to Venezuela 1965-69; Represented
Jamaica on Finance Committee University
of the West Indies, Directorate B.W.I.A.,
West Indies Shipping Corporation. Retired
1969; General Law Practice Hew and Bell
1969-70; Contract Appoinment with Ministry
of Finance - Tax Administration 1970-72;
Law Practice since 1972; Chairman Beach
Control Authority 1972-74; Arbitrator and
or Enquirer in numerous Industrial disputes
including Esso Fire, Safety and Security
Standards, Procedures of Oil Companies;
Part-time Legal Adviser and Secretary Bank
of Nova Scotia Jamaica Limited 1976-77;
Employers representative Industrial Disputes
Tribunal 1972-74. Contractor General for
Jamaica 1986-89. Publications: Booklet
for laymen on Land Transaction in Jamaica.
Memoirs No Trophies
Raised. Denomination: Anglican.
Married: Pearl Mary Lyn, July 1947;
2 sons. Interests: Golf, Reading,
Swimming, Tennis. Clubs: Kingston
Cricket, Constant Spring Golf, Kiwanis Club
of North St. Andrew. Address: (business)
4 Latham Ave., Kingston 6; Tel. 927-7159;
(residence) 1 Olivier Place, Kingston 8.
Douglas Anthony, B. Arch.; Architect/Planner,
Director Doug Wright and Associates since
1972. Director Duark Limited, Construction
Research and Development, Harmony Hall Development
Limited, Dawridale Investment Ltd., The
New Negril Sands Intl Ltd. Organizations:
Founder Member Kiwanis Club
of North St. Andrew; Member Affiliated Lodge
Liguanea S.C.; Master Mason Phoenix Lodge
914 E.C.; Member Jamaican Institute of
Architects. Born: Kingston, Jamaica,
December 6, 1942, son of Paul Horatio Wright,
Production Manager and Director Gleaner
Company, and Miriam Willoughby-Wright, retired
Nurse ( both decd). Educated: Wentworth
School; Compton College, California; Howard
University. Career: Architect and
Planner Urban Development Corporation. Awards:
Alpha Rhokai Medal Howard University; National
Housing Trust special award for excellence
in architecture Low Income Housing;
Governor Generals Award for Excellence
in Architecture. Denomination: Anglican.
Married: Audrey Camille Frater, June
25, 1991, 3 sons, 3 daughters. Interests:
Watersports, Golf, Tennis, Squash. Clubs:
Kiwanis of North St. Andrew, Liguanea,
Kingston Cricket. Address: (business)
10 Phoenix Avenue, Kingston 10; Tel. 968-2225;
(residence) Diamond Road, Stony Hill.
Joyce Cynthia, Quality Control Manager
since 1993. Organizations: Life Member
Insurance Institute of Jamaica also
served as Vice President, Director, Chairman
Social and Entertainment Committee, Chairman
of Sports Committee, Secretary and currently
Treasurer. Secretary, Church Council Sts.
Peter & Paul Born: St. Mary,
of Charles Lyn and Anne Hew-Lyn (both decd).
Educated: Browns Hall Elementary
School, Alpha, Jamaica Institute of Management,
Institute of Computer Technology. Career:
Motor Insurance Clerk British Caribbean
Insurance Co. Ltd.1955; Claims Clerk Jamaica
Claims Bureau 1958-63; Claims Clerk Jamaica
Co-operative Fire and General Insurance
Co. Ltd. 1964; Motor Supervisor Dennis Lalor
Insurance Ltd. 1965-71; Office Manager Insurance
Company of the West Indies Ltd. 1971, Protection
& Indemnity Insurance Brokers Lt.d which
merged with Fraser, Fontaine & Kong
in 1972; Manager Motor Dept. Fraser, Fontaine
& Kong 1974-81, Special Projects Manager
Fraser Fontaine & Kong Ltd. 1981-83.
Denomination: Roman Catholic. Married:
Phillip Wright (decd); 2 daughters.
Interests: Television, Reading,
Cricket & American Baseball. Club:
Melbourne Cricket. Motto: Only
the Best is good Enough. Address:
(business)28 Pawsey Place, Kingston 5. (residence)
5 Upper Musgrave Avenue, Kingston
Pearl Mary, Business Executive, Managing
Director Pearl Wright Flowers and Ikebana
Centre Limited since 1981. Organizations:
President Ikeban; Founder/past President
Ohara Chapter of Ikebana School of Flora
Arrangement. Born: Walderston, Manchester,
daughter of the late Daniel Lyn, Businessman,
and Mabel Lyn. Educated: Westwood
High School, studied Ikebana in New York
and Japan. Career: Has been involved
in the teaching of floral arrangement in
Jamaica since the early sixties; several
demonstrations on gardening, floral arrangements
and Japanese Ikebana on Radio and Televison.
Award: Prime Ministers Award.
Publications: Several publications
on gardening and floral arrangements. Denomination:
United Church. Interest: Golf.
Address: (business) Pegasus Hotel, Knutsford
Boulevard, Kingston 5. Tel. 926-8356.
Reuel Joffre, J.P.; Painter and Farmer,
Farmer since 1948. Champion Export Farmer
1984. Born: Rock Spring, Trelawny,
December 12, 1928, son of Philip H. Wright,
Planter, and Ezabella Wright, Dressmaker
(decd). Educated: Spring Garden
Primary, West Indies College. Career:
Shoemaking 1942-45; Painting 1945-48;
Councillor for Albert Town Division of Southern
Trelawny 1966-81 (resigned). Awards:
Champion Export Farmer 1984, 1985 and
1987. Denomination: Seventh Day Adventist.
Address: Rock Spring P.A., Trelawny.
Leo Abraham, J.P.; Director of Cruise
Shipping & Ocho Rios Cruise Port Association.
Director, Jamaica Tourist Board, Suntrek
Resources Ltd.,St Ann Development Co., Mammee
Bay Club Ltd. River Rafting Autority of
Jamaica. Organizations: Life Member
Jamaica Association of Villas and Apartments,
Corporate Secretary Mammee Bay Club Ltd.,
Founder Chamber of Commerce St. Ann, Jamaica
National Retained Account; President Kiwanis
of Seville. Born: Toronto, Ontario,
Canada, October 4, 1928, son of Max Haydn
Wyman, Businessman, and Annie Bella Wyman,
Housewife (both decd). Educated:
Clinton Public Primary School, Central
Technical High School, Harboard College.
Career: Canadian Armoured Corps 1944;
Catering Manager Princess Bermuda 1951;
Assistant Manager Arawak Hotel 1957; Resident
Manager Marrakesh Hotel 1960, President
Hotel Hong Kong 1962, Nassau Beach Hotel
1963; General Manager Lucayan Beach Hotel
1966; Past Chairman Jamaica Tourist Board.
Awards: International Helmsman of
Tourism Award, St. Ann Tourism Award. Religion:
Jewish. Married: Ina Magdalene
Chung, April 24, 1961, 2 daughters. Interests:
Fishing, Art. Club: Kiwanis.
Address: (Business) c/o Arawak P.O.,
St. Ann; Tel: 972-1649/0158; (residence)
Villa Bella, Mammee Bay, Arawak P.O, St.
Hon. Hector Lincoln, C.D., J.P., M.A.,
Dip. Ed.; Consultant, Executive Secretary,
Caribbean Democrat Union since October 1990.
Director Sangsters, Reps Ltd., Restaurant
Associates Ltd., Former Chairman Bustamante
Institute of Public and International Affairs,
Institute of Jamaica, National Heritage
Trust. Organizations: Chairman U.N.E.S.C.O.
Executive Board. Born: Cuba, July
27, 1926, son of Percival Wynter, Tailor,
and his wife Lola Maud Reid-Wynter and remarried
Parkinson (both decd). Educated:
St. Simons College, Wolmers Boys
School (Havana), Oxford and London Universities.
Career: Obtained Certificate as Trained
International Civil Servant at U.N. (1953),
Resident Tutor University of the West Indies
1953-55, Senior Assistant Registrar 1955-59,
Director of Extra Mural Studies 1959-63,
Senator 1962-63, and 1965-72, Chairman Jamaica
Library Board 1961-63, Chairman Social Development
Commission 1962-63, Vice-Chairman Jamaica
Broadcasting Corporation 1962-63, High Commissioner
to Trinidad 1963-64, Registrar University
of the West Indies 1964-65, Parliamentary
Secretary External Affairs 1965-67, Minister
of State for Education 1967-69, Minister
of State for Youth 1969-72, Chairman Jamaica
Labour Party 1970-72, Editor Gleaner Publications
1974-85; Ambassador to UNESCO 1981-1989;
Chairman C.A.S.T. Council 1986-1989. Denomination:
Presbyterian. Married: Diana
Rosetta Ayee, 1970; 4 sons, 2 daughters.
Interests: Horse-racing, Sports in
general, Reading. Club: Kingston
Cricket. Address: (business) 2 1/2
Goodwill Avenue, Kingston 6. Tel. 927-8698;
(residence) 5 Monterey Drive, Kingston 6.
Hugh Hastings, O.J., C.D., J.P., M.B.,
B.S., M.D., F.R.C.O.G., F.I.C.S., F.A.C.S.,
F.A.C.O.G.; Obstetrician and Gynaecologist.
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology,
University of the West Indies since 1974.
Organizations: Past President of
Board of Chapter IV of the American College
and Gynaecology; Director Advanced
Training and Research in Fertility Management
Unit, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynaecology,
Member Senate of U.W.I., Board
Faculty of Medicine; Past Member, National
Family Planning Board; Member National Family
Planning Association; Overseas Examiner
in the Membership Examination of the Royal
College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists;
Past Chairman Caribbean Reference Committee
of the Royal College of Obstetricians and
Gynaecologists; Past President International
College of Surgeons (Jamaica Chapter); Past
Hon. Secretary and Treasurer Grabham Society
of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Jamaica;
Trustee and Member Board of Wolmers Schools.
District Grand Master, Jamaica (S.C.) 1990-95.
Born: Spanish Town, St. Catherine,
February 5, 1933, son of the late T.A.P.
Wynter, Medical Practitioner, and Theresa
Selene Grant-Wynter. Educated: Wolmers
Boys School, University College of the West
Indies. Career: Registrar and Tutor Hammersmith
Hospital (London) 1963-65; Lecturer Obstetrics
and Gynaecology U.W.I. 1965-70, Senior Lecturer
Obstetrics and Gynaecology U.W.I. 1970-74.
Awards: Super Lion Award for Excellence
Chancellor Hall, U.W.I. 1975; Medical Assn.
of Jamaica for Distinguished Medical Service
1988; American College, W.I. Section, 1989;
American College of Obstetricians &
Gynaecologiests. District IV Junior Fellows,
Outstanding Faculty Award 1992; Medical
Faculty Long Service Award 29
years, 1994; Vice Chcancellors Award
(Inaugural), UWI, for Excellence
in the Field of Service 1994. P u b I i
c a t i o n s: Publications in local and
international journals. Denomination:
Anglican. Married: Professor
Sheila Dorothy King-Wynter, December 28,
1959; 2 sons, l daughter. Interests:
Theatre, Music, Elocution, Jamaica Champion
Elocutionist 1949, 1950. Address: (business)
Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, U.W.I.,
Mona, Kingston 7. Tel. 927-1621, Ext. 2304/6;
(residence) 1 Millsborough Close, Kingston