[xml][/xml]
The Bahamas Weekly Facebook The Bahamas Weekly Twitter
News Last Updated: May 7, 2015 - 7:57:38 AM


Sir Clifford Darling, The Bahamas 4th Governor General passes at 89
By The Bahamas Weekly News Team
Dec 27, 2011 - 9:54:15 AM

Email this article
 Mobile friendly page

sir-cifford-darling.jpg
Today, The Bahamas mourns the death of Sir Clifford Darling GCVO the fourth Governor-General of the Bahamas. Sir Clifford Darling born February 6th, 1922 on  Acklins Island Bahamas, served from 1992 until his retirement on January 2, 1995.

Sir Clifford Darling, no stranger to Bahamian politics, played quite an active role in that arena; he was a Senator from 1964–67, Deputy Speaker of the House of Assembly from 1967-69, Minister of State in 1969, Labour and Welfare in 1971 and Labour and National Insurance from 1974-77. He was Speaker of the House of Assembly from 1977 until becoming Governor-General in 1992.

During his earlier years,  he worked as a taxi cab driver, and served as both the general secretary, and president of the Bahamas Taxi Cab Union.

The Bahamas Weekly News Team sends our sincere condolences to his widow, Lady Ingrid and the entire family of Sir Clifford on his passing.

*Special thanks goes to Wikipedia for the background information on Sir Clifford.


Bookmark and Share




© Copyright 2011 by thebahamasweekly.com

Top of Page

Receive our Top Stories



Preview | Powered by CommandBlast

News
Latest Headlines
Mitchell to attend Panama Canal expansion ceremony today
Inaugural Bahamas Yacht & Travel Show a Success
CROSQ Needs Commitment From Region To Help Develop World Class Quality
Zonicle Keynote Speaker at Africa Day Celebrations in Atlanta
Bahamasair Launches Freeport to Orlando Non-Stop Service
$4.8 million contract for a Sea Wall in Smith’s Point, Grand Bahama signed
Births and deaths registry to open at Princess Margaret Hospital
The Bahamas seeking to protect the country against coastal erosion
Attorney General encourages Citizen Involvement to make Criminal Justice System work
The Bahamas statement on the EU referendum
Minister Mitchell Pledges to Continue Fight for Women’s Rights
Hon. Daniel Johnson 2016/2017 Budget Contribution Debate
Public Service set to receive raises, promotions and undergo reforms
UWI Vice-Chancellor Outlines Plan to Recreate the Activist University
David Cameron announces resignation following EU referendum result
Statement from the Governor of the Bank of England following the EU referendum result
COB University Transition Still Underway Despite Cancellation of Caribbean Development Bank Loan
Bahamas to host Caribbean Golf Tournament
Over 1,000 homes repaired under Urban Renewal Small Homes Repair Programme
Commonwealth Bank Director Clifford Culmer Retires after 25 Years’ Service.
Roberts: National Review way off base in its BTC analogy
Prime Minister Christie Lauds His Government’s Fiscal Responsibility
PS Thompson: The Bahamas has a head start when it comes to hospitality
Knowles Completing Internship At The Embassy Of The Bahamas
Rising Sea Levels, Hotter Temperatures, Extreme Storms On Horizon for The Bahamas
Gomez and Sands Sworn in as New Senators
Commonwealth Brewery Shareholders Return Full Slate of Directors
Recent medical school graduates to help address anticipated physician shortfalls
Chinese Ambassador to The Bahamas calls on Government Officials
Bethel Elected to CEDAW Four-Year Term
Citizens for a Better Bahamas becomes the National Contact for Transparency International
Prime Minister Christie 2016/2017 Closing Budget
 Statement
Student tracking system to be implemented in public schools
Push to Buy Bahamian Supports Local Artisans in Tourism Industry
Two new schools in the 2016/17 Budget for San Salvador
Plans being finalized for Bahamas Independence Celebration for DC
Hon. Shane Gibson 2016/2017 Budget Debate Contribution
Bahamian candidate elected to international women's rights committee
103 yr-old Bahamian celebrated
Hon. Brave Davis 2016/2017 Budget Debate Contribution