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  • Tags: Bustamante, Alexander, - 1884-1977

Sir Alexander Bustamante holding a Child on his lap in london

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Sir William Alexander Clarke Bustamante, prime minister and National Hero of Jamaica. After Jamaica was granted independence in 1962, Bustamante served as the 1st prime minister until 1967.

Sir Alexander Bustamante making a point at Ja. Constitution Conference, London, 1962

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Jamaica's first prime minister, Sir Alexander Bustamante, speaking at the 1962 Jamaica Constitution Conference in London. In the background to the left are Jamaican politicians, Donald Sangster [left] and Robert Lightbourne.

Sir Alexander Bustamante receives honorary degree from the U.W.I.

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Private ceremony for the presentation of an Honorary Degree to Sir Alexander Bustamante held at Jamaica House. In attendance are dignitaries such as the Hon. Eric Williams and Her Royal Highness Princess Alice - University of the West Indies' first…

Sir Alexander Bustamante receiving honorary degree LLD from U.W.I. Chancellor Princess Alice at Jamaica House

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Her Royal Highness Princess Alice, University of the West Indies' first Chancellor, presenting Sir Alexander Bustamante with an honorary degree. Looking on is his wife, Lady Bustamante.

Sir Alexander Bustamante watches as Lady B pins independence medal on U.S. Ambassador, William C. Doherty

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United States Ambassador to Jamaica, William C. Doherty, receiving a Jamaica independence medal from Gladys ''Lady B'' Bustamante. Sir Alexander Bustamante and Sir Donald Sangster among others, are in the background.

Sir Alexander Bustamante, a portrait ca. 1960's

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Candid portrait of Sir Alexander Bustamante, first Prime Minister of Independent Jamaica.

Sir Alexander Bustamante, Sir Donald Sangster and Lady Bustamante at King's House function after independence

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Prime Minister, Sir Alexander Bustamante in conversation with his wife, Lady Bustamante and then Minister of Finance, Donald Sangster at an Independence Day function.

Sir Alexander on a visit to a JDF camp on open day

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Prime Minister Sir Alexander Bustamante on a visit to an open day event at the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) camp. The families of soldiers are also in attendance. In the background are several military tents.