Milo Butler

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Sir Milo Boughton Butler, GCMG (August 11, 1906 – January 22, 1979) was a Bahamian administrator. He was appointed as the first Bahamian Governor-General on the recommendation of Lynden Pindling, prime minister of The Bahamas and leader of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP), of which he was also a member. He was Governor General from 1973 until his death in Nassau in 1979.[1] He is commemorated with a statue located in downtown Nassau across from the Parliament House and his portrait is on the Bahamas $20 note.


  1. ^ "Milo B. Butler". National Archives of The Bahamas. Retrieved May 16, 2011. 
Government offices
Preceded by
Sir John Warburton Paul
Governor-General of the Bahamas
Succeeded by
Sir Gerald Cash