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

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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.

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