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Lionel Gomes
(1 October 1939 - 28 March 2009)
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Lionel Cleofoster Gomes
Former Senator, Antigua and Barbuda

Lionel Cleofoster Gomes was an Antiguan and Barbudan politician, trade unionist, and senator.

Early life and education

Lionel Cleofoster Gomes was born on 1 October 1939.

Career

Lionel Gomes served in the Upper House of Parliament from 20 March 1989 - 28 February 2002. He served in almost every executive capacity in the Antigua Workers Union; as the Officer of the United Progressive Party and Chairman of the UPP Grays Farm Branch. His last position was Chairman of the Antigua & Barbuda Transport Board

Death

Lionel Gomes died while hospitalised at the Adelin Medical Clinic on Saturday, 28 March 2009. He was 69.

He was accorded on official funeral on Wednesday, 15 April 2009 at the Spring Gardens Moravian Church.

ELECTION TIMELINE
Year District Party Votes % votes Result Notes
1984 St. John's Rural East United Progressive Movement 183 8.73% Lost Lost to Lester Bird (ALP)
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Occupation Trade Unionist, Politician
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Date of Birth 1 October 1939
Place of Birth Antigua and Barbuda
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Date of Death 28 March 2009 (aged 69)
Place of Death Antigua and Barbuda
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Notable Accomplishments
Former Senator
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