Clifford Husbands

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His Excellency
Sir Clifford Husbands
Governor-General of Barbados
In office
1 June 1996 – 31 October 2011
Monarch Elizabeth II
Prime Minister Owen Arthur
David Thompson
Freundel Stuart
Preceded by Denys Williams (Acting)
Succeeded by Elliott Belgrave
Personal details
Born (1926-08-05) 5 August 1926 (age 89)
Morgan Lewis, Barbados
Spouse(s) Ruby Parris

Sir Clifford Straughn Husbands GCMG KA QC (born 5 August 1926), was the Governor-General of Barbados. He held this office from 1996, when he was appointed after the death of Dame Nita Barrow, until he retired on 31 October 2011.[1][2][3][4]

As of July 2009 he survives the late Lady Ruby Husbands (née Parris).[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Sir Clifford resigns Barbados Nation Online, 30 October 2011
  2. ^ Governor General retiring Barbados Advocate Online, 30 October 2011
  3. ^ GG retires Barbados Today, 30 October (although stated 31 October) 2011
  4. ^ GG’s last day Barbados Nation Online, 31 October 2011
  5. ^ Official Funeral For Lady Husbands, July 7, 2009

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Government offices
Preceded by
Denys Williams
Governor General of Barbados
Succeeded by
Elliott Belgrave