Vere Bird

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Sir Vere Bird

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1st Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda
In office
1 November 1981 – 9 March 1994
MonarchElizabeth II
Governor-GeneralWilfred Jacobs
James Carlisle
Preceded byPosition Established
Succeeded byLester Bird
Personal details
Born9 December 1910
St. John's, British Leeward Islands
Died28 June 1999(1999-06-28) (aged 88)
St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda
Political partyLabour

Sir Vere Cornwall Bird Sr., KNH (9 December 1910 – 28 June 1999) was the first Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda. His son, Lester Bryant Bird, replaced him as Prime Minister.

In 1994, he was made a Knight of the Order of the National Hero (KNH) by his native country Antigua and Barbuda.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Sir Lester Bird receives A&B's highest national honour". The Daily Observer. 2014. Retrieved 10 January 2016.