Alexander Bustamante

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Sir William Alexander Clarke Bustamante ONH GBE PC (born William Alexander Clarke; 24 February 1884 – 6 August 1977) was a Jamaican politician and labour leader, who, in 1962, became the first prime minister of Jamaica.

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Alexander Bustamante
Bustamante in 1962
1st Prime Minister of Jamaica
In office
6 August 1962  23 February 1967
MonarchElizabeth II
Governors-GeneralSir Kenneth Blackburne
Sir Clifford Campbell
Succeeded bySir Donald Sangster
1st Chief Minister of Jamaica
In office
5 May 1953  2 February 1955
MonarchElizabeth II
GovernorSir Hugh Foot
Succeeded byNorman Manley
Personal details
William Alexander Clarke

(1884-02-24)24 February 1884
Hanover, Colony of Jamaica
Died6 August 1977(1977-08-06) (aged 93)
Saint Andrew, Jamaica
Political partyJamaica Labour Party
(m. 1962)