Lawrence Stephen

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The Honourable
Lawrence Stephen
MP
Member of the Nauruan Parliament
for Anetan
In office
February 25, 1971 – November 12, 1977
Preceded by Paul Asa Diema
Succeeded by Bucky Ika
In office
December 8, 1980 – December 8, 1986
Preceded by Roy Degoregore
Succeeded by Ruby Dediya
In office
November 16, 1992 – November 26, 1995
Preceded by Ruby Dediya
Succeeded by Ruby Dediya
Personal details
Died 2006
Nationality Nauru Nauruan
Children Marcus Stephen
Religion Christian

Lawrence Stephen (died 2006) was a political figure from the Pacific nation of Nauru.

Political role[edit]

Lawrence Stephen served as a Member of the Parliament of Nauru from 1971 to 1977.

He subsequently served a second period as a Member of Parliament from 1980 to 1986, as well as a third period from 1992 to 1995.

Role in sport[edit]

He was involved for many years with the Nauru National Olympic Committee, and served as its General Secretary.

Family[edit]

One of Nauru's aspiring sportsmen during this period was his son Marcus Stephen who became a champion weightlifter, before embarking on a political career. He became President of Nauru in 2007.

See also[edit]