Rufus Ewing

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The Honourable
Rufus Washington Ewing
MP
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Premier of the Turks and Caicos Islands
In office
13 November 2012 – 20 December 2016
Monarch Elizabeth II
Deputy Akierra Missick
Governor Ric Todd
Peter Beckingham
John Freeman
Preceded by Galmo Williams
Succeeded by Sharlene Cartwright-Robinson
Personal details
Born 1968[citation needed]
Blue Hills, Providenciales,
Turks and Caicos Islands
Political party Progressive National Party
Spouse(s) Dawn A. Perry
Alma mater University of the West Indies (B.M.B.S., M.D.)
Johns Hopkins University (M.P.H.)

Rufus Washington Ewing (born 1968[citation needed]) is a politician and medical doctor, who was elected Premier of the Turks and Caicos Islands in the 2012 general election.[1] He was the islands' first premier since the government of the United Kingdom suspended the office in 2009, temporarily imposing direct rule under the office of the Governor of the Turks and Caicos Islands, due to corruption allegations against the government of Michael Misick.[2]

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Political offices
Office suspended since 2009 Premier of the Turks and Caicos Islands
2012–2016
Succeeded by
Sharlene Cartwright-Robinson
Party political offices
Preceded by
Clayton Stanfield Greene
Leader of the Progressive National Party
2012–2016
Succeeded by
TBD