Sir Donald Sangster

The Hon. Sir Donald Sangster, Knight Commander of the Victorian Order (KCVO)

The Hon. Sir Donald Sangster, Knight Commander of the Victorian Order (KCVO)
SECOND PRIME MINISTER
Feb. 22, 1967 – April 11, 1967

LEGACY:
Great social servant and Good steward of financial resources. He was a particularly loyal supporter of Sir Alexander and faithful Deputy Leader in the Jamaica Labour Party, from 1949 to 1967. Became involved in politics when 21 years old and served with dedication until sudden illness and death, thirty years later.

PERSONALITY:
Serious, hardworking and every bit a gentleman; much loved, much admired, and widely respected.

EDUCATION:
He attended Munro College, 1921-1929, where he excelled in academics and participated in cricket, athletics, boxing, and gymnastics.

PROFESSION:
Immediately after leaving school he entered into legal Apprenticeship to be a Solicitor. He was admitted to practice in Jamaica in 1937

SERVICE:
He was a member of numerous boards and committees representing the interests of Farmers, Boy Scouts, Educators and Sportsmen.
He also attended several international conferences on behalf of the Government – in New Zealand, England, Canada, and Barbados.

WORK EXPERIENCE:
Solicitor and Pen Keeper.

BORN:
October 26, 1911, in St. Elizabeth, Jamaica

PARENTS:
W. B. Sangster and wife Cassandra

MARITAL STATUS:
Bachelor

CHILDREN:
None

DIED:
April 11, 1967

AGE AT DEATH:
51-years old