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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, 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 Bustamante, a portrait ca. 1960's

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

W.A. Bustamante standing in a car in a motorcade

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Prime Minister Alexander Bustamante greeting the throng of Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) supporters surrounding his motorcade.

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.

Alexander being interviewed by Time Magazine while Edward Seaga looks on

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Edward Seaga and an animated Alexander Bustamante being interviewed by a journalist from Time Magazine.

Acting G.G. Sir Rowland Phillips pinning the star of the OBE on Sir Alexander

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Former Prime Minister, Sir Alexander Bustamante being invested by Acting Governor General, Rowland Phillips, at the King's House dining room. Lady Bustamante is seated beside him.

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 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.

HRH Queen Elizabeth and Duke of Edinburgh visit former P.M. Alexander at home

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Sir Alexander Bustamante, former prime minister of Jamaica, having a conversation with Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh at his residence.