Elmira Minita Gordon

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Dame Elmira Minita Gordon (30 December 1930[1] – 1 January 2021) was a Belizean politician. She was the first Governor General of Belize from its independence in 1981 until her retirement in 1993.[2] Gordon was the only woman to have been Governor General of Belize. Gordon was replaced by Colville Young.

Gordon died on 1 January 2021 at her home in Los Angeles, California, just two days after her 90th birthday.[3]

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