Barrow, Errol Walton

Born: Jan 21, 1920 AD
Died: 1987 AD, at 67 years of age.

Nationality: Barbadian
Categories: Politician, Prime Ministers

1920 - Errol Walton Barrow was born 21st of January in Nesfield, St. Lucy.


1939 - Won a scholarship in Classics to Codrington College but joined the Royal Air Force and served in World War II.


1940-1942 - He was personal navigation officer to the Commander-in-Chief of the British Army at the Rhine.


1949 - Barrow studied law and passed the Bar.


1950 - Returned home and practicing barrister-at-law.


1951 - Became a member of the Barbados Labor Party. (BLP).


1961-1965 - He was the founder member of the Democratic Labor Party.


1962-1976 - Served as Prime Minister of Barbados.(1st prime minister upon independence 1966)


1966 - Received many awards among them were an Honorary Doctorate of Civil Law from Mc Gill University in Canada.


1968 - He was made a Privy Councilor.


1969 - He again let his party to power by the largest margin in Barbados' history.


1986-1987 - He once again served as Prime Minister of Barbados.


1987 - Errol Walton Barrow died on the 1st of June.


Errol Walton Barrow is brother of Ruth Nita Barrow.




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