List of Parliamentary Speakers in the Americas in 1984

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Parliamentary Speakers in the Americas in 1984. This article contains among others a list of speakers of parliaments of sovereign states, Canadian provinces, British dependent territories and French overseas departments.

Sovereign states[edit]

State Title Name Entered office
 Antigua and Barbuda President of the Senate W. K. Heath 1976
 Antigua and Barbuda Speaker of the House of Representatives Bradley Carrott 1984 ?
Barbuda Chairman of the Barbuda Council Hilbourne Frank 1979
 Argentina President of the Senate (The Vice President of Argentina) Dr Victor Martínez December 10, 1983
 Argentina Provisional President of the Senate Dr Edison Otero November 29, 1983
 Argentina President of the Chamber of Deputies Dr Juan Carlos Pugliese November 28, 1983
 The Bahamas President of the Senate Edwin Coleby 1983
 The Bahamas Speaker of the House of Assembly Sir Clifford Darling 1977
 Barbados President of the Senate Sir Arnott Samuel Cato 1976
 Barbados Speaker of the House of Assembly C. Lindsay Bolden[1] 1984
 Belize President of the Senate Doris June Garcia[2] 1984
 Belize Speaker of the House of Representatives Carlos Castilho (or Castillo)[3] 1984
 Bolivia President of the Senate Julio Garrett 1980 ?
 Bolivia President of the Chamber of Deputies ? ?
 Brazil President of the Senate of Brazil Senator Moacyr Dalla 1983
 Brazil President of the Chamber of Deputies Flávio Marcilio 1983
 Canada Speaker of the Senate Guy Charbonneau[4] November 2, 1984
 Canada Speaker of the House of Commons John Bosley[5] November 6, 1984
 Alberta Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Gerard Amerongen 1972
 British Columbia Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Kenneth Walter Davidson 1982
 Manitoba Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Jim Walding February 25, 1982
 New Brunswick Speaker of the Legislative Assembly James Tucker 1981
 Newfoundland and Labrador Speaker of the House of Assembly James Russell 1982
 Nova Scotia Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Arthur R. Donahoe 1981
 Ontario Speaker of the Legislative Assembly John M. Turner April 21, 1981
 Prince Edward Island Speaker of the Leguislative Assembly Marion Reid 1983
 Quebec President of the National Assembly Richard Guay March 23, 1983
 Saskatchewan Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Herbert Junior Swan 1982
 Northwest Territories Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Donald Morton Stewart October 22, 1980
 Yukon Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Donald Taylor 1978
 Colombia President of the Senate Dr José Name Terán[6] July 20, 1984
 Colombia President of the Chamber of Representatives Dr Daniel Mazuera Gómez[7] 1984
 Costa Rica President of the Legislative Assembly Bernal Jímenez Monge[8] 1984
 Cuba President of the National Assembly of People's Power Flavio Bravo Pardo 1981
 Dominica Speaker of the House of Assembly Marie Davies-Pierre August 13, 1980
 Dominican Republic President of Congreso Nacional Noel Subervi Espinosa ? 1982 ?
 Ecuador President of Congreso Nacional Raúl Barca Carvo ? 1984 ?
 El Salvador President of the National Constituent Assembly Dr Maria Julia Castillo Rodas 1983
 Grenada President of the Senate Larry Joseph 1984
 Grenada Speaker of the House of Representatives Hudson Scipio 1984
 Guatemala President of the National Constituent Assembly ? 1984 ?
 Guyana Speaker of the National Assembly Sase Narain 1971
 Haiti President of the National Assembly Jaurès Lévêque ? 1984 ?
 Honduras President of the National Congress Lic. Efrain Bu Girón 1982
 Jamaica President of the Senate Jeanette Grant-Woodham August 21, 1984
 Jamaica Speaker of the House of Representatives Alva Ross 1983
 Mexico President of the Senate Miguel González Avelar 1982
 Mexico President of the Federal Chamber of Deputies ? ?
 Nicaragua President of the National Constituent Assembly Commdr Carlos Núñez Téllez 1984 ?
 Panama President of the National Assembly
 Paraguay President of the Senate Dr Juan Rámon Chávez 1968
 Paraguay President of the Chamber of Deputies ? ?
 Peru President of the Senate Dr Manuel Ulloa Elías[9] July 26, 1984
 Peru President of the Chamber of Deputies Dr Elías Mendoza Harbersperger[10] July 26, 1984
 Trinidad and Tobago President of the Senate Dr Wahid Ali June 18, 1971
 Trinidad and Tobago Speaker of the House of Assembly Matthew Ramcharan November 27, 1961
 Tobago Chairman of the House of Assembly Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson December 1980
 USA President of the Senate (The Vice President of the United States) George Herbert Walker Bush January 20, 1981
 USA President Pro Tempore Strom Thurmond January 3, 1981
 USA Speaker of the House of Representatives Thomas P. O'Neill, Jr. January 4, 1977
 Puerto Rico President of the Senate Miguel Hernández Agosto 1981
 Puerto Rico Speaker of the House of Representatives Severo Colberg Ramírez[11] February 28, 1982
 United States Virgin Islands President of the Legislature Hugo Dennis, Jr.[12] March 1983
 Venezuela President of the Senate Reinaldo Leandro Mora ? 1983 ?
 Venezuela President of the Chamber of Deputies Leonardo Ferrer ? 1983 ?

Autonomous country within the Kingdom of the Netherlands[edit]

Country Title Name Entered office
 Netherlands Antilles Speaker of the Staten R. A. E. Markes 1982 ?

British dependent territories[edit]

Territory Title Name Entered office
 Anguilla Speaker of the House of Assembly (The Governor) Alastair Baillie 1982
 Bermuda President of the Senate Hugh W. Richardson 1980
 Bermuda Speaker of the House of Assembly F. John Barritt 1982 ?
 British Virgin Islands Speaker of the House of Assembly Keith Flax 1983
 Cayman Islands President of the Legislative Assembly (The Governor) George P. Lloyd 1982
 Falkland Islands President of the Legislative Council (The Civil Commissioner) Sir Rex Hunt June 26, 1982
 Montserrat Speaker of the Legislative Council H. A. Fergus 1975
 Turks and Caicos Islands Speaker of the Legislative Council W. H. Mills 1984 ?

French overseas departments[edit]

Department Title Name Entered office
France French Guiana President of the General Council Elie Castor 1983
France French Guiana President of the Regional Council Georges Othily 1982
France Guadeloupe President of the General Council Lucette Michaux-Chevry March 24, 1982
France Guadeloupe President of the Regional Council José Moustache February 1983
France Martinique President of the General Council Émile Maurice 1970
France Martinique President of the Regional Council Aimé Césaire February 1983
Saint Pierre and Miquelon President of the General Council Albert Pen June 1968

Part of the Kingdom of Denmark[edit]

Part Title Name Entered office
 Greenland Chairman of the Parliament Jonathan Motzfeldt 1979

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Bolden succeeded W. C. B. Hinds in 1984
  2. ^ Garcia succeeded Gadsby Ramos in 1984
  3. ^ Castilho succeeded Charles Bartlett Hyde in 1984
  4. ^ Charbonneau succeeded Maurice Riel in 1984
  5. ^ Previous speakers in 1984: Jeanne Sauvé (April 14, 1980 – January 15, 1984) and Cyril Lloyd Francis (January 16, 1984 – November 5, 1984)
  6. ^ Terán succeeded Joaquin Holguín Sardi in 1984
  7. ^ Mazuera succeeded Cesar Gaviria Trujlilo in 1984
  8. ^ Jimenez succeeded Jorge Luis Villanueva in 1984
  9. ^ Ulloa succeeded Ricardo Monteagudo Monteagudo in 1984
  10. ^ Mendoza succeeded Dagobert Láinez Vodanovic in 1984
  11. ^ Colberg left office on December 31, 1984
  12. ^ Dennis Jr. left office in 1984

Sources[edit]

  • The Europa World Year Book 1985