Lester Bird

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Lester Bird

Sir Lester Bryant Bird (February 21, 1938 – August 9, 2021) was the second Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda from 1994 to 2004. He was also a well-known athlete. He was chairman of the Antigua Labour Party (ALP) from 1971 to 1983. He became Prime Minister when the previous Prime Minister resigned. The previous Prime Minister was his father, Vere Bird.

Bird Jr. was born in New York City.[1] He went to the University of Michigan, and became a lawyer. Bird died on August 9, 2021 at the age of 83.[2][3]

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  1. Roger East and Richard Thomas, "Profiles of people in power: the world's government leaders" (2003). Psychology Press, pp. 16-17.
  2. "Former Antigua, Barbuda PM Sir Lester Bird dies at 83". Trinidad and Tobago Newsday. 10 August 2021. Retrieved 10 August 2021.
  3. "Former Antigua and Barbuda PM Sir Lester Bird dies". www.guardian.co.tt. Retrieved 10 August 2021.