Emile Gumbs

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Sir Emile Gumbs (18 March 1928 – 10 May 2018)[1][2] was a politician from Anguilla. He served as the island territory's Chief Minister from 1 February 1977 to May 1980 and again from 12 March 1984 to 16 March 1994.[3] He was the only person from Anguilla to have been knighted, having been made a Knight Bachelor in the 1994 New Year Honours. Emile Gumbs died on 10 May 2018 at the age of 90.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.anguillanews.com/enews/index.php/permalink/5662.html
  2. ^ "Index Gr-Gy". www.rulers.org. Retrieved 12 September 2017.
  3. ^ Europa World Year Book 2. Taylor & Francis. 2004. p. 4432. ISBN 978-1-85743-255-8.
  4. ^ https://www.thedailyherald.sx/islands/76504-anguilla-mourns-passing-of-former-chief-minister-emile-r-gumbs
Political offices
Preceded by
Ronald Webster
Chief Minister of Anguilla
1977–1980
Succeeded by
Ronald Webster
Preceded by
Ronald Webster
Chief Minister of Anguilla
1984–1994
Succeeded by
Hubert Hughes