|The Most Honourable
Sir Donald Sangster
Former Prime Minister Donald Sangster
|2nd Prime Minister of Jamaica|
23 February 1967 – 11 April 1967
|Preceded by||Alexander Bustamante|
|Succeeded by||Hugh Shearer|
|Constituency||North Central Clarendon|
|Born||26 October 1911
Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica
|Died||11 April 1967
|Political party||Jamaica Labour Party|
|Children||Bindley A. Sangster|
Sir Donald Burns Sangster (26 October 1911 – 11 April 1967) was a Jamaican solicitor and an old boy of the prestigious Munro College in St. Elizabeth, Jamaica. , politician and the second Prime Minister of Jamaica.
He entered politics in 1933 at the age of 21 with his election to the council of the Parish of St Elizabeth, Jamaica. In 1944 he was elected to the House of Representatives of Jamaica as a member of the Jamaica Labour Party, becoming Minister of Social Welfare and Labour and, later, Minister of Finance. He became Acting Prime Minister in February 1964 when Prime Minister Sir Alexander Bustamante became ill. He succeeded Bustamante as Prime Minister on 23 February 1967 only to die in office on 11 April, after suffering a subarachnoid haemorrhage.
- Biography of Donald Sangster - Jamaican Government site Retrieved 22 April 2013
- Andrew Holness and Donald Sangster article by Michael Burke - Jamaica Observer - 27 October 2011. Retrieved 22 April 2013
- Donald Sangster - The Jamaica Gleaner 3 September 2007. Retrieved 5 September 2007.
Sir Alexander Bustamante
|Prime Minister of Jamaica
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