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Bird, Vere Cornwall Sr.

Born: 1909 AD
Died: 1999 AD
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.