Former Barbados GG Sir Clifford Husbands is dead

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Barbados’s sixth and longest serving Governor General Sir Clifford Husbands died at his home on Oct. 11.

Husbands Sir CliffordHe was 91.

Sir Clifford served as Barbados head of state from 1996, succeeding Dame Nita Barrow, until his retirement in Oct. 2011.

A lawyer by profession, Sir Clifford also served as deputy registrar, director of public prosecutions and Supreme Court judge.

In recognition of his legal and judicial service to Barbados, Sir Clifford received the country’s highest national honor in 1995 and was made a Knight of St. Andrew.