Dominica’s Fifth President Passes On

FUNERAL3The family of Dominica’s fifth president, Mr. Vernon Shaw is now in mourning, after he passed away at the Princess Margaret Hospital, during the early hours on the morning of Monday December 2nd 2013.

The father of four was married to still living Eudora Shaw.

During his professional career he served as President of Dominica, Cabinet Secretary, Permanent Secretary and Resident Tutor of the University of the West Indies.

He was educated at the Roseau Boy’s School, the Dominica Grammar School and Trinity College, University of Oxford in the UK, before beginning a career in the public service in 1948.

His national awards include the Sisserou Award of Honour, he received in 1990, and the Dominica Award of Honour in 2001.

May God be with his family and children during their time of grief.



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