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Gregory Athill
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Gregory Shoy Athill
Former Political Candidate, Antigua and Barbuda

Gregory Shoy Athill is an Antiguan businessman and politician.

Early life and education

Born and raised "tough and hard" in St. Paul, Athill is the son of a T-Shirt vendor and a carpenter. The seventh of eight children, he spent his formative years in English Harbour, assisting his mom, the main breadwinner of the household, to vend on the various beaches and in Nelson's Dockyard. He received his secondary education at All Saints Secondary.

Career

An executive member of the Antigua National Taxi Association, he provides island tours and transfers to visitors, and is also a certified skipper who often captains day charters around the island.

Athill unsuccessfully contested the St. Paul seat for the United Progressive Party (UPP) in the 2018 General Election.

He previously unsuccessfully contested the St. Paul seat in 1999 as an independent, and in 2014 general election for the Antigua Barbuda True Labour Party (ABTLP).

Personal life

A sailor of renown on the Caribbean racing circuit – in particular Sailing Week – Capt. Greg has won a number of national and regional competitions in several categories.

ELECTION TIMELINE
Year District Party Votes % votes Result Notes
2018 St. Paul United Progressive Party 836 37.93% Lost Lost to Paul Chet Greene (ABLP)
2014 St. Paul Antigua Barbuda True Labour Party 29 1.18% Lost Lost to Paul Chet Greene (ABLP)
2009 St. Paul Independent 31 1.26% Lost Lost to Elston Adams (UPP)
Sources
http://www.unitedprogressive.party
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Occupation Businessman, Politician
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Place of Birth Antigua and Barbuda
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