Jon Odlum

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Stanley Nicholas Jon Odlum (9 May 1936 – 19 February 2013)[1] was a Saint Lucian politician. Originated from the Saint Lucia Labour Party. Was also a member of the now defunct Progressive Labor Party, led by his brother George Odlum, he was the party's sole successful Parliamentary candidate in 1982.[2] He was made a Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Health, Human Services and Family Affairs on 10 December 2001.[3]

In the early 1970s he wrote sports reports for the "Voice of St Lucia" newspaper, and also gave weekly sports summaries on television.[4] Later he became the Minister for Sport.


  1. ^ "Jon Odlum passes away". St. Lucia Star. 19 February 2013. Retrieved 19 February 2013. 
  2. ^ Gibbings, Wesley (25 May 2001). "Politics-St. Lucia: Old Hands Brew New Political Concoction". Inter Press Service. 
  3. ^ "St Lucia: Prime minister names new cabinet". BBC Worldwide Monitoring. 11 December 2001. 
  4. ^ "Voice of St Lucia". (various editions 1970-71).