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GUYANA PERSONALITIES – 1970-1971

Note: This list was previously included as an attachment in the KrazyKelvin list of Famous Guyanese Personalities: Famous People of Guyanese Heritage

GUYANA PERSONALITIES – 1970-1971

The list is taken from the 1971 Edition of PERSONALITIES Caribbean – 1970-1971

We have extracted the GUYANA section of this publication and inserted it on this Blog:

Click on the following link to view the names:

PersonalitiesCaribbeanFourthEdition19701971-Guyana

Here are the entries for the first five persons in this list – page 1:

ADAMS, Bertrand Oswald, Q.C., B.A. (Lond.), LL.B. (Lond.), B.C.L. (Oxon.), Barrister-at-Law. Born May 5, 1921, New Amsterdam, Berbice. Educated Queen’s College, Georgetown; St. Catherine’s Society, Oxford Univ.; Middle Temple, London, and external student, London Univ. Govt Junior Scholar (first place in Colony); twice placed at Guiana Scholarship; called to the Bar in England in April, 1947 and appointed Queen’s Counsel, June 1960. Acted Puisne Judge 1961 -1962; Chairman and Member Govt. Advisory C’ttees; Vice- Pres. Bar Association 1959, Pres. I960.Married; 2 sons and 1 daughter. Address: 215 South & King Streets, Georgetown, Guyana.   Continue reading

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