The Most Honourable

Sir Donald Burns Sangster, ON, KCVO

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The Most Honourable Sir Donald Burns Sangster, ON, KCVO

SECOND PRIME MINISTER Feb. 22, 1967 – April 11, 1967

Legacy
Great social servant and Good steward of financial resources. He was a particularly loyal supporter of Sir Alexander and faithful Deputy Leader in the Jamaica Labour Party, from 1949 to 1967. Became involved in politics when 21 years old and served with dedication until sudden illness and death, thirty years later.

Personality
Serious, hardworking and every bit a gentleman; much loved, much admired, and widely respected.

Education
He attended Munro College, 1921-1929, where he excelled in academics and participated in cricket, athletics, boxing, and gymnastics.

Profession
Immediately after leaving school he entered into legal Apprenticeship to be a Solicitor. He was admitted to practice in Jamaica in 1937

Service
He was a member of numerous boards and committees representing the interests of Farmers, Boy Scouts, Educators and Sportsmen. He also attended several international conferences on behalf of the Government – in New Zealand, England, Canada, and Barbados.

Work Experience
Solicitor and Pen Keeper.

Born
October 26, 1911, in St. Elizabeth, Jamaica

Parents
W. B. Sangster and wife Cassandra

Married
Bachelor

Children
None

Died
April 11, 1967

Age at Death
51-years old

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