Charles Wesley Turnbull
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|27th Governor of the United States Virgin Islands|
January 4, 1999 – January 1, 2007
|Lieutenant||Gerard Luz James
|Preceded by||Roy L. Schneider|
|Succeeded by||John de Jongh|
February 5, 1935 |
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
He was born on St. Thomas. Prior to being elected in 1998, he was a professor at the University of the Virgin Islands, Commissioner and Assistant Commissioner of the territorial Department of Education, principal and assistant principal of Charlotte Amalie High School, and as a teacher in elementary and secondary schools. He is a graduate of Hampton University, earning bachelor's and master's degrees. He earned a doctorate degree from the University of Minnesota.
Turnbull was prohibited from seeking re-election in 2006 due to term limits. His term of office expired on January 1, 2007, and he was succeeded by John de Jongh. Turnbull is currently a member of the Virgin Islands Fifth Constitutional Convention.
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