Cuthbert Sebastian

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Sir Cuthbert Montraville Sebastian GCMG , OBE (born October 22, 1921 , † March 25, 2017 in Basseterre ) was the Governor General of St. Kitts and Nevis from 1996 to 2013 .

Cuthbert Sebastian, 2012


He studied at the two Canadian universities of Mount Allison University in Sackville and Dalhousie University in Halifax (Nova Scotia) to become a surgeon. Between 1980 and 1983 he was the Chief Medical Officer of St. Kitts and Nevis. In 1995 he was appointed Governor General and sworn in on January 1, 1996. Sebastian was awarded an honorary doctorate from Dalhousie University in 1998. On December 25, 2012, he announced his resignation from the office of Governor General effective January 1, 2013.

Individual evidence

  1. Sir Cuthbert Steps Down, Sir Edmund Steps Up ( Memento from December 31, 2012 in the Internet Archive )
predecessor Office successor
Clement Arrindell Governor General of St. Kitts and Nevis
Edmund Lawrence