Daniel Williams (governor-general)
|Sir Daniel Craig Williams
|4th Governor-General of Grenada|
8 August 1996 – 27 November 2008
|Prime Minister||Keith Mitchell
|Preceded by||Reginald Palmer|
|Succeeded by||Carlyle Glean|
November 4, 1935 |
Saint David Parish, British Windward Islands
|Alma mater||University of London|
Sir Daniel Charles Williams GCMG (born November 4, 1935) was a Governor-General of Grenada, from August 8, 1996 until November 27, 2008. He was formally appointed by Queen Elizabeth II on August 9, 1996 after having been nominated by Prime Minister Keith Mitchell.
Williams is the only former Grenadian governor-general who was active in politics prior to his appointment. He was elected to the Parliament of Grenada as a New National Party candidate in 1984. From 1984 to 1989 Williams served in various ministerial roles in the Herbert Blaize government, including a brief stint as acting prime minister in 1988. Williams resumed his private law practice after the NNP was defeated at the 1990 elections.
In 1997, he was knighted by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, with the Order of Knight Grand Cross of St. Michael and St. George (GCMG).
He founded the law firm Danny Williams & Co.
- "Biography: Sir Daniel Charles Williams". gov.gd. Retrieved 13 May 2015.
- East, Roger; Richard J. Thomas. Profiles of People in Power: The World's Government Leaders, pp. 201–202, 2003. (accessed 20 May 2015)
- "Danny Williams & Co. Attorneys-At-Law and Notaries Public" Official website. Retrieved Nov 1, 2010.
|Governor General of Grenada
1996 – 2008
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