Michael J. Williams (politician)

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Michael Jay Williams (born 16 October 1929), son of Louis Jay Williams, is a Trinidad and Tobago politician and businessman.

Williams attended Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, to study engineering. He was appointed to the Senate of Trinidad and Tobago by A. N. R. Robinson following the National Alliance for Reconstruction victory in the 1986 General Elections. Williams served as President of the Senate between 1986 and 1990 and acting President from 13 March 1987 to 19 March 1987 following Ellis Clarke [1][unreliable source?]. He was married to Teresa Anna Tang and had 11 children, five male and six female.


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Political offices
Preceded by
Ellis Clarke
President of Trinidad and Tobago
Succeeded by
Noor Hassanali