Howard Cooke

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Sir Howard Cooke
Governor-General of Jamaica
In office
1991–2006
Preceded byEdward Zacca (acting)
Succeeded byKenneth Hall
Personal details
Born
Frederick Eutrope Degazon

(1915-11-13)13 November 1915
Goodwill, St. James, Jamaica
Died11 July 2014(2014-07-11) (aged 98)[1]
Kingston, Jamaica
Spouse(s)Ivy Sylvia Lucille Tai
Alma materMico College, London University
Occupationformer educator

Sir Howard Felix Hanlan Cooke, ON, GCMG, GCVO, CD, K.St.J (13 November 1915 – 11 July 2014) was the Governor-General of Jamaica from 1 August 1991[2] until 15 February 2006 when he became the first governor-general to invest his own successor, Professor Kenneth Octavius Hall. He was styled His Excellency while in office as governor-general.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Former GG Howard Cooke is dead". Jamaica Observer. Retrieved 2014-07-12.
  2. "The Most Honourable Sir Howard Cooke". kingshouse.gov.jm. Retrieved 2010-10-24.