Dame Marguerite Pindling
Marguerite Pindling in May 2017
|Governor-General of the Bahamas|
8 July 2014
|Prime Minister||Perry Christie
|Preceded by||Sir Arthur Foulkes|
|Wife of the Prime Minister of the Bahamas|
10 July 1973 – 21 August 1992
|Prime Minister||Lynden Pindling|
|Preceded by||Position created|
|Succeeded by||Delores Ingraham|
26 June 1932
Long Bay Cay, Bahamas
|Spouse(s)||Sir Lynden Pindling (1956-2000; his death)|
Dame Marguerite Matilda Pindling, GCMG (née McKenzie; born 26 June 1932), has been the Governor-General of the Bahamas since 8 July 2014. She is the Second female Governor-General after Dame Ivy Dumont.
She was born to Reuben and Viola McKenzie in South Andros on 26 June 1932. She moved to Nassau in 1946 to live with her sister and attended the Western Senior School. She later became an assistant to photographer Stanley Toogood. Soon after she and Lynden Pindling met; the couple married on 5 May 1956 and remained married until his death on 26 August 2000.
Family and personal life
- "Bahamas New Governor General Announced". The Bahamas Weekly. Retrieved 25 July 2014.
- "Dame Marguerite Pindling Sworn In As 10th Governor General of the Bahamas". Caribbean Elections. Retrieved 16 September 2014.
- "The life and times of Dame Marguerite Pindling, October 28th", Bahamas Historical Society. Bahamas Weekly, 23 October 2010,
Sir Arthur Foulkes
|Governor-General of the Bahamas