- Gov’t Committed to Working with Voluntary Sector – PM
- Proposed New Parliament not a Waste of Money– PM Holness
- PM Launches Design Competition for New Parliament Building
- ‘Teaching is My First Love’ – PM Award Recipient
- PM Says NWC $15 Billion Local Bond Will Transform Entity
- Making NWC Financially Stronger Allows More Capital Projects – PM Holness
- PM and Education Minister to Lead National Labour Day Projects
- CMU Receives PM Medal of Appreciation
- August Town Urged to ‘Get Up, Stand Up’ for Peace
- National Library of Jamaica Gets PM’s Medal of Appreciation
The Most Honourable Sir Donald Burns Sangster, ON, KCVO
SECOND PRIME MINISTER Feb. 22, 1967 – April 11, 1967
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.
Serious, hardworking and every bit a gentleman; much loved, much admired, and widely respected.
He attended Munro College, 1921-1929, where he excelled in academics and participated in cricket, athletics, boxing, and gymnastics.
Immediately after leaving school he entered into legal Apprenticeship to be a Solicitor. He was admitted to practice in Jamaica in 1937
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.
Solicitor and Pen Keeper.
October 26, 1911, in St. Elizabeth, Jamaica
W. B. Sangster and wife Cassandra
April 11, 1967
Age at Death