Former GG of Barbados Sir Clifford Husbands is dead

Friday, October 13, 2017

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Barbados's sixth and longest-serving governor general, Sir Clifford Husbands, died suddenly at his home late Wednesday.

Sir Clifford, 91, served as the head of state from 1996 — succeeding Dame Nita Barrow — until his retirement in October 2011.

A lawyer by profession, Sir Clifford also served as deputy registrar, director of public prosecutions, as well as Supreme Court judge.

In recognition of his long and outstanding legal and judicial service to Barbados, Sir Clifford received the highest national honour in 1995 and was made a Knight of St Andrew.

He was predeceased by his wife, Lady Ruby Husbands.




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