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H. G. de Lisser MP (1878 - 1944)

Herbert George de Lisser CMG (9 December 1878 – 19 May 1944) was a Jamaican journalist and author. He has been called "one of the most conspicuous figures in the history of West Indian literat...

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Liz deLisser MP (b. - 2006)

In the late 1950s Tessa Prendergast left acting to start a clothing design business with Liz de Lisser in Montego Bay, Jamaica. The Gallery of West Indian Art was founded by Liz deLisser over 40 ye...

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Noel Newton Nethersole (b. - 1959)

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Tessa Prendergast MP (1928 - 2001)

Tessa Prendergast (1928 - 2001), also known as Tessa Welborn, was a Jamaican actress, fashion designer, businesswoman, and socialite. A renowned beauty and movie starlet in the 1950s, she is best-rem...

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Lewis Burwell Martin (1736 - 1782)

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Michael Norman Manley (1924 - 1997)

Slipstream: A Daughter Remembers By Rachel Manley ********** Michael Norman Manley ON OCC (10 December 1924 – 6 March 1997) was a Jamaican politician who served as the fourth Prime Minister ...

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Norman Washington Manley MP (1893 - 1969)

Norman Washington Manley MM, QC, National Hero of Jamaica (4 July 1893 – 2 September 1969), was a Jamaican statesman. A Rhodes Scholar, Manley became one of Jamaica's leading lawyers in the 1920...

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Sir William Alexander Clarke Bustamante MP (1884 - 1977)

The Right Excellent Sir William Alexander Clarke Bustamante GBE (24 February 1884 – 6 August 1977) was a Jamaican politician and labour leader who became the first prime minister of Jamaica. Bus...

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Lady Bustamante MP (1912 - 2009)

The Honourable Gladys Maud Bustamante O.J., J.P. (1912- 2009) Born Gladys Maud Longbridge to parents Frank Longbridge and Rebecca Blackwood, in Parson Reid, Westmoreland on March 08, 1912. Gladys gre...

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Alexander James Dallas, U.S. Sec'y Treasury (1759 - 1817)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA. DAR Ancestor # A204689 Alexander James Dallas (June 21, 1759 – January 16, 1817) was an American statesman who served as the U.S. Treasur...

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Nanny of the Maroons (Jamaica) MP (c.1686 - 1733)

Queen Nanny or Grandy Nanny, Jamaican National Hero, was a well-known leader of the Jamaican Maroons in the eighteenth century. Historical documents refer to her as the "rebels (sic) old obeah woman," ...

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Francis Williams MP (c.1702 - 1770)

Francis Williams (1702–1770) was a scholar and poet born in Kingston, Jamaica. Francis Williams was born around 1700 to John and Dorothy Williams, a free black couple in Jamaica. John Williams...

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Mary Jane Seacole MP (1805 - 1881)

Mary Jane Seacole (1805 – 14 May 1881) was a mixed-race British nurse. Born in Jamaica, she operated boarding houses in Panama and Crimea while simultaneously treating the sick. Seacole was taug...

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Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr. MP (1887 - 1940)

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