Governor-General of the West Indies Federation

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Governor-General of the West Indies Federation
Former political post
Coat of arms of the Federation of the West Indies.svg
First officeholder The Baron Hailes
Last officeholder The Baron Hailes
Style His Excellency The Right Honourable
Appointer Queen of the United Kingdom
Office began 3 January 1958
Office ended 31 May 1962

This is a list of the Governors-General of the West Indies Federation (also known as the British Caribbean Federation), consisting of Antigua (with Barbuda), Barbados, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Trinidad and Tobago, and Turks & Caicos Islands. The Federation was formed on 3 January 1958, and was formally dissolved on 31 May 1962.

Governor-General the West Indies Federation (1958-1962)[edit]

(Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office)

Term Incumbent Notes
West Indies Federation
3 January 1958 to 31 May 1962 Patrick Buchan-Hepburn, 1st Baron Hailes, Governor-General First and only Governor-General of the West Indies Federation

See also[edit]