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Bird, Vere Cornwall Sr. (Vere)

Born: 1909 AD
Died: 1999 AD, at 89 years of age.

Nationality: Antiguan
Categories: Nationalist, Politician


1910 - He was born on the 7th of December in St John's, Antigua.

         - He worked in the Salvation Army.

1943 - He became the president of the Antigua Trades and Labour Union.

1945 - He was elected to the colonial legislature.

1960 - He was 1st chief minister of Antigua.

1967-1971 - He Served as Premier of Antigua.

1976-1981 - He served as Premier of Antigua.

1981-1994 - He was the 1st prime minister of Antigua and Barbuda.

         - He resigned due to failing health and internal issues within the government.

1999 - He died on the 28th of June.





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