Joseph Nathaniel France
|Sir Joseph Nathaniel France|
|Member of the National Assembly of Saint Kitts and Nevis|
|Born||16 September 1907|
|Died||21 May 1997(aged 89)|
|Political party||Labour Party (1940–1997)|
Life and career
France served as a representative in the National Assembly and as Minister of Social Services under Chief Minister Paul Southwell. He was also the General Secretary for the St. Kitts and Nevis Trades and Labour Union.
In 1996, France became a Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George. In 2004, France was posthumously granted the title of National Hero by the National Assembly and is honoured annually on National Heroes Day. The general hospital in St. Kitts was named in his honour.
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