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Charles St. Clair Dacon
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Charles St. Clair Dacon, OBE
Former Speaker of the House of Assembly of St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Charles St. Clair Dacon was a former Speaker of the House of Assembly of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Career

Charles St. Clair Dacon served as Speaker of the House of Assembly of St. Vincent and the Grenadines from 26 June 1967 to 8 March 1972, under the St. Vincent Labour Party Administration.

He was the Member for South Windward from 4 May 1972to 18 September 1974. He also served in several Cabinet positions from 1972 to 1984. He was Minister for Education and Youth Affairs (1975 - 1978); Minister for Education and Youth Affairs (1979 - 1984); and Minister for Education, Youth Affairs and Sports (1983 - 1984).

Honours and awards

In the 1971 Queen's New Year Honours list, Dacon was awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for public services in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Personal life

He was married to Monica Dacon, was later became Acting Governor-General of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Death and legacy

The St. Clair Dacon Secondary School is named in his honour.

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Occupation Politician
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Place of Birth St. Vincent and the Grenadines
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Notable Accomplishments
Speaker of the House of Assembly of St. Vincent and the Grenadines: 1967 - 1972
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