David Gibbons (Bermudian politician)
Sir David Gibbons
|Premier of Bermuda|
30 August 1977 – 15 January 1982
|Preceded by||John Sharpe|
|Succeeded by||John Swan|
|Died||30 March 2014|
|Political party||United Bermuda Party|
Sir David Gibbons, KBE, (died 30 March 2014) was a Bermudian politician and businessman. He served as Finance Minister and later as Premier for the United Bermuda Party. He had also served as a member of the Parliament of Bermuda.
Gibbons attended The Hotchkiss School and studied economics at Harvard University. As Premier he dealt with the riots in 1977 after the hanging of two men convicted of the assassination of Governor Richard Sharples, and a general strike in 1981.
He died on 30 March 2014, aged 85, after a short illness.
- Raymond Hainey (31 March 2014). "Former Premier Sir David Gibbons dies, aged 85". The Royal Gazette. Retrieved 22 April 2014.
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