Clifford Husbands

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Sir Clifford Husbands

Governor-General of Barbados
In office
1 June 1996 – 31 October 2011
MonarchElizabeth II
Prime MinisterOwen Arthur
David Thompson
Freundel Stuart
Preceded byDenys Williams (Acting)
Succeeded byElliott Belgrave
Personal details
Born(1926-08-05)5 August 1926
Morgan Lewis, Barbados
Died11 October 2017(2017-10-11) (aged 91)
Saint James, Barbados
Spouse(s)Ruby Parris (d. 2009)

Sir Clifford Straughn Husbands, GCMG, KA, QC (5 August 1926 – 11 October 2017) was a Barbadian politician. He was the Governor-General of Barbados. He held this office from 1996, when he was appointed after the death of Dame Nita Barrow, until he retired on 31 October 2011.[1][2][3][4]

Husbands died suddenly of a heart attack on 11 October 2017 at the age of 91.[5][6]

On 7 July 2009 his wife Lady Ruby Husbands (née Parris) died.[7]

References[change | change source]

  1. Sir Clifford resigns Archived 2011-10-31 at the Wayback Machine Barbados Nation Online, 30 October 2011
  2. Governor General retiring Archived 2012-05-12 at the Wayback Machine Barbados Advocate Online, 30 October 2011
  3. GG retires Archived 2012-05-22 at the Wayback Machine Barbados Today, 30 October (although stated 31 October) 2011
  4. GG’s last day Archived 2014-10-18 at the Wayback Machine Barbados Nation Online, 31 October 2011
  5. Former Governor General Sir Clifford Husbands dies
  6. Former Barbados Governor-General Sir Clifford Husbands is dead
  7. Official Funeral For Lady Husbands, July 7, 2009