Clifford Husbands

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His Excellency
Sir Clifford Husbands
GCMG KStJ KA QC
Clifford Husbands.jpg
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
Morgan Lewis, Barbados
Died 11 October 2017(2017-10-11) (aged 91)
Saint James, Barbados
Spouse(s) Ruby Parris (d. 2009)

Sir Clifford Straughn Husbands GCMG[1] KStJ[2] KA QC (5 August 1926[3] – 11 October 2017) was a Barbadian politician and judge who served as 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.[4][5][6][7] Husbands died suddenly of a heart attack on 11 October 2017 at the age of 91.[8][9] He was predeceased by his wife, Lady Ruby Husbands (née Parris), who died on 7 July 2009.[10]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "No. 54419". The London Gazette. 7 June 1996. p. 1.
  2. ^ "No. 57263". The London Gazette. 19 April 2004. p. 1.
  3. ^ Profiles of People in Power: The World's Government Leaders
  4. ^ Sir Clifford resigns Archived 2011-10-31 at the Wayback Machine. Barbados Nation Online, 30 October 2011
  5. ^ Governor General retiring Archived 2012-05-12 at the Wayback Machine. Barbados Advocate Online, 30 October 2011
  6. ^ GG retires Archived 2012-05-22 at the Wayback Machine., BarbadosToday.bb, 30 October 2011; accessed 28 March 2016.
  7. ^ GG’s last day Barbados Nation Online, 31 October 2011
  8. ^ Former Governor General Sir Clifford Husbands dies
  9. ^ Former Barbados Governor-General Sir Clifford Husbands is dead
  10. ^ Blackman, Theresa (2009-07-07). "Official Funeral For Lady Husbands". Barbados Government Information Service. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2009-11-07.

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Government offices
Preceded by
Denys Williams
Acting
Governor General of Barbados
1996–2011
Succeeded by
Elliott Belgrave