Bahamas Heads

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Female Heads of State of The Bahamas   (Female Suffrage 1963)  Independent 1973 Constitutional Monarchy
 

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In the case that no other person have been appointed as Deputy to the Governor General, the Chief Justice acts as such.

1952- Queen Elizabeth the Second by the Grace of God Queen of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas and Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth, Queen of The United Kingdom of Great Britain (b. 1926- ).

1973-83 () Temporary Acting Governor General and President of the Senate The Hon. Dr. Dame Doris Louise Johnson
As President of the Senate she was deputy to the governor general (With the title of Acting GG). In 1968-69 she was Minister without Portfolio and Leader of the Government in the Senate, 1969-72 Minister of Transport and. Dame Doris lived (1921-83)

2001-02 Acting Governor General Dame Ivy Leona Dumont (13.11-01.01)
2002-05 Governor General (01.01-30.11)
Deputy Permanent Secretary in Ministry of Works and Utilities 1975- 78, Secretary General of The National Movement Party 1990-92 Leader of The Government in the Senate 1999-2001, 1992-94 Minister of Social Affairs and Environment 1994-95 Minister of Health and Environment , 1995-2001  Minister of Education, and senator for a number of years. On two earlier occasions she was appointed to serve as deputy to the governor general. (b. 1930- )

2002-07 Temporary Deputy to the Governor General, President of the Senate The Hon Sharon R. Wilson
As President of the Senate she was second or third in the hierarchy and as such one of the deputies to the governor general.

2007- Temporary Deputy to the Governor General, President of the Senate The Hon Lynn Holowesko
As President of the Senate she is second or third in the hierarchy and also one of the deputies to the governor general.

2012-14 Temporary Deputy to the Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling
2014- Governor General

Married to Sir. Lynden Pindling (1930-2000) who was Prime Minister of the Colony of Bahamas 1967-73 and of independent Bahamas 1973-92. (b. 1932-).

 

Last update 14.07.14