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WADE, 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 dec’d). Educated: Wolmer’s 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: Wolmer’s Old Boys’ Association. Address: (business) Environmental Solutions Ltd., 2B Derrymore Road, , Kingston 10. (residence) 14 Halifax Crescent, Kingston 6.

WAEHLING, 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) 42 Duke Street, Kingsto. Tel. 922-8030; (residence) 3 Belmont Heights, Kingston 9.

WALKER, 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 (dec’d). Educated: Central Branch School, Calabar High School, Lincoln’s 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 Officer’s. Address: (business) Supreme Court, King Street, Kingston.

WALKER, 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 6.

WALKER, 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. Mary.

WALLACE, 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.

WALLACE, 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, Nottingham,

U.K. 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.

WALLACE, 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 dec’d). 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. Married: Valsie

Allen, November 5, 1955; 1 son, 3 daughters. Interests: Cricket, Darts. Address: (business) 39 Hagley Park Road, Kingston 10. Tel.

926-7685; (residence) P.O. Box 233, Kingston 8.

WALTER, 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. George’s 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.

944-2489.

WALTER, Irene Loretta, B.A.(Hons.), M.A.; Educational Administrator; Acting Registrar since August 1974. Organizations: Member Board of Governors Camperdown High School, Member National Children’s Home. Born: March 5, 1936; daughter of Wilbert Reid, Small Businessman, and Mrs.Ida Malcolm, Housewife (both dec’d). Educated: Camperdown High School; Shortwood Teacher’s 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 Teacher’s 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 Women’s 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.

WALTERS, 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

Cross Keys Civic Committee; Member Mico

Old 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.

WARMINGTON, 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 Jamaica National

Housing Corporation. Director Jamaica

National 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.

WARNER-LEWIS, 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. Joseph’s 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.

WATES, 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 dec’d). 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.

WATSON, 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 Saint’s 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 (Jamaica’s 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 Minister’s 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, St. Thomas.

WATSON, 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, Kingston 19.

WATSON, 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 dec’d). Educated: Immaculate Conception High School, St. Joseph’s 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 Founder’s 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.

WATSON, Osmond, O.D., Artist. Born: Kingston, Jamaica, June 13, 1934, son of James Emanuel and Beryl Maud Watson (both dec’d). 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 Wolmer’s 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.

WATT, 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 Lindo’s 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.

WEBB, 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 8.

WEBBER, Elsie Olwen Izitha, M.Sc.,

B.Sc.; Civil Servant, Assistant Chief Education Officer Ministry of Education since 1979. Organizations: Past President Shortwood Old Student’s 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 dec’d). 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 Women’s. Address: (business) 1 Wilmington Terrace, Kingston 6. Tel: 977-2030.

WEBSTER, 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 dec’d). 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 Minister’s 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 & planning.

WEIR, 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 dec’d). 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 22, Mandeville.

WEDDERBURN, 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 dec’d). Educated: Campbell’s 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 (dec’d). 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, Kingston 19.

WEISE, 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.

WELLINGTON, 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 dec’d). 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.

WELLS, Gordon Oscar, C.D., B.A. (Hons.); Contractor General since 1991. Born: St. Andrew, Jamaica, April 21, 1931, son of Sutherland Wells, Ship’s Pilot, and Nettie Wells (both dec’d). Educated: Westbrook Preparatory School, Kingston College, Queen’s 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 Officer’s. Address: (business) 17 Knutsford Boulevard, Kingston 5. Tel. 929-7536; (residence) Apt 14, 7 Kings Way, Kingston 10.

WESTON, 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 dec’d). 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, Kingston 8. Motto: Give more than you take.

WHITE, 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 for 15 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 for over 25 years. Awards: Order of Distinction for Religious Services 1984; Plaque and Citation in recognition of 31 years of missionary service London 1986; Plaque from Teen Time Bible Conference in recognition of Long Service; 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 Road, Kingston 10. Tel. 924-2108; (residence) 15B Birdsucker Drive, Kingston 8.

WHITEMAN, 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 dec’d). 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 Minister’s 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.

WHITEHORNE, 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 Council 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 Artillery (Caribbean Section) 1942-46; Overseas service with Caribbean Regiment, U.S.A., Italy and Egypt, Captain, Legal Staff, Judge Advocate General’s 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 Officer’s. Address: (business) Robinson Phillips & Whitehorne, P.O. Box 170, Ocho Rios, St. Ann, Jamaica.Tel. 974-2668; (residence) Upton, Ocho Rios, St. Ann.

WHITTINGHAM, 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 to present 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.

WHYLIE, 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, and 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 Minister’s 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, Kingston 6.

WILDISH, 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.

WILKINS, 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 Member 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 dec’d). Educated: Linstead Primary School, St. Martin’s 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 Industries 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.

WILKS, 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, City 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 medals 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.

WILKS, 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 of 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, Physical Fitness, Sports – Athletics, Basketball, Cricket, Football. Address: (business) Tropical 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 6.

WILLIAMS, 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 dec’d). 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, Fletcher’s 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 People’s 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. Tel. 984-3191.

WILLIAMS, 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.

WILLIAMS, 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 Teacher’s 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 dec’d). 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 Minister’s 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 Love (Reggae), 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 to Recorded Music. Clubs: Jamaica Officer’s Club, Jamaica-America Society, Jamaica Music Teacher’s Association. Address: (residence) 8 Hills Haven Avenue, Kingston 19; Tel: 925-9704.

WILLIAMS–JONES, 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 Barclay’s 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: 967–2399/2424, Fax: 967–2397; (residence) Stock Farm Road, Golden Spring, Stony Hill P.O., St. Andrew. Tel. 942-2014.

WILLIAMS, 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. Mary’s 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 Director’s 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 Minister’s 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, Port Antonio, Portland.

WILLIAMS, 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 dec’d). 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” Irish Town.

WILLIAMS, 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: May Pen 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 Citibank’s Agricultural Lending in Panama, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Nicaragua 1971; Manager Citibank’s 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, 926-6934.

WILLIAMSON, 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 (dec’d) 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.

WILLIAMSON, 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 (dec’d). 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.

WILLOUGHBY, 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 Minister’s 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.

WILMOT, 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.

WILSON, Hazel Grace, J.P.; Executive Secretary, Secretary/Manager Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce since 1963. Director Whitti’s 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: Doctor’s 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.

WILSON, 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 (dec’d). Educated: Private tuition, London. Career: Nurse Westminister Hospital, London, England 1940-42, Teacher Speech and Drama Wolmer’s 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; Macmillan London/St. Martin’s Press, New York 1979-80. The House that Liked to Travel, (Fantasy for young children) 1978; Holiday with 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 (updated version) 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.

WILSON, 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: Wolmer’s 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.

WILSON, 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: Brown’s Town, St. Ann, February 23, 1916, son of Dr. Wilbert Wilson, Doctor of Medicine, and Una Wilson (nee) Jeffrey-Smith (both dec’d). Educated: Jamaica College, King’s 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. St. Andrew.

WINT, Carl Leroy. Journalist. Political & Current Affairs Editor, Gleaner since 1995. Organisations: Correspondent for Caribbean News Agency and a stringer for London Sunday 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: Don’t take yourself seriously. Address: (business) 7 North Street, Kingston; (residence) 43 Canal Drive, Garveymeade, Bridgeport P.O.

WINT, 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, 1957; daughter of Elvis Cooke and Beryl Cooke. Educated: Glenmuir High School; St. Hilda’s Diocesan High; University of the West Indies; Auburn University. Career: Branch Chief- Extension & , Training, Inland Fisheries Project, 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: (business) Office of the Prime Minister,1 Devon Road, Kingston 6; Tel. 960-8345; (residence) 14 Tankerville Avenue, Kingston 6.

WOOD, 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 dec’d). 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 8.

WOOD, 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.

WOODHAM, Joyce W, Stock Broker; Consultant to the Securities Commission. Born: Jamaica, daughter of T. Tai Pow and his wife (both dec’d). Educated: St. George’s 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 8.

WOODHAM, 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.

WOODSTOCK, 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 dec’d). Educated: Central Branch School, St. Hugh’s High School, Council of Legal Education, and London University; Called to the Bar Gray’s 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.

WOODSTOCK, 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. Hugh’s 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 General’s 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, Kingston 8.

WOOLERY, 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 8.

WORTON, 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.

WRIGHT, 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 dec’d) housewife. Educated: Kingston Technical High School, London University, Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn. Career: Jamaica Government Service – worked in various Departments and Ministries including Crown Counsel, Attorney General’s 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.

WRIGHT, 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 Int’l 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 dec’d). Educated: Wentworth High 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 General’s 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.

WRIGHT, Joyce Cynthia, Quality Control Manager since 1993. Organizations: Life Member Insurance Institute of Jamaica – also served as Vice President, Director, Chairman of Social and Entertainment Committee, Chairman of Sports Committee, Secretary and currently Treasurer. Secretary, Church Council Sts. Peter & Paul Born: St. Mary, Jamaica, daughter of Charles Lyn and Anne Hew-Lyn (both dec’d). Educated: Brown’s 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 (dec’d); 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 10.

WRIGHT, 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 programmes and demonstrations on gardening, floral arrangements and Japanese Ikebana on Radio and Televison. Award: Prime Minister’s 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.

WRIGHT, 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 (dec’d). 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.

WYMAN, 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 dec’d). 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. Ann.

WYNTER, Hon. Hector Lincoln, C.D., J.P., M.A., Dip. Ed.; Consultant, Executive Secretary, Caribbean Democrat Union since October 1990. Director Sangster’s, 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 dec’d). Educated: St. Simons College, Wolmer’s 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. Tel. 927-7110.

WYNTER, 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 of Obstetrics 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: Wolmer’s 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 Chcancellor’s 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 6.

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