Sir Ellis Emmanuel Innocent Clarke
|1st President of Trinidad and Tobago|
1 August 1976 – 13 March 1987
|Prime Minister||Eric Williams George Chambers A.N.R. Robinson|
|Succeeded by||Noor Hassanali|
|Governor General of Trinidad and Tobago|
15 September 1972 – 1 August 1976
|Prime Minister||Eric Williams|
|Preceded by||Solomon Hochoy|
|Born||28 December 1917|
Belmont, Trinidad and Tobago
|Died||30 December 2010 (aged 93)|
Maraval, Trinidad and Tobago
|Nationality||Trinidad and Tobago|
|Alma mater||University College London – University of London|
Sir Ellis Emmanuel Innocent Clarke, TC, GCMG (28 December 1917 – 30 December 2010) was a Trinidadian politician. He was the second and last Governor-General of Trinidad and Tobago and the first President of Trinidad and Tobago. He was one of the people who created Trinidad and Tobago's 1962 Independence constitution.
References[change | change source]
- "T&T's first President Sir Ellis Clarke is dead". CTNT World. Retrieved 31 December 2010.
He received the La Orden del liberator (The order of the liberator) Venezuela's highest public order, in 1986.