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Hamilton Green
(9 November 1934 - )
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Hamilton Green
Former Prime Minister of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana

Hamilton Green (born 9 November 1934) was the prime minister of Guyana from 6 August 1985 to 9 October 1992. He was removed from office in 1992 when the first free and fair elections were held in Guyana under the direct supervision of President Jimmy Carter.

Early life and education

Hamilton Green, who was born in Georgetown, Guyana on 9 November 1934 to Wilfred Amelius Green (druggist) and Edith Ophelia Dorothy (beautician). He attended Saint Stanislaus College and Queen's College Georgetown.

Career

In March 1993, Green sued the People's National Congress for violation of his constitutional rights by expelling him from the party. Following this he formed his own party, the For a Good and Green Guyana Party (GGG).

In 2003, he was one of the most prominent people to attend the Summit of World Leaders sponsored by Sun Myung Moon. He is a member of the presiding council of the Universal Peace Federation.

Hamilton Green has been Mayor of Georgetown since 1994.

Personal life

He was married to Shirley Field-Ridley, a former Guyana Information Minister, who died in 1982.

Sources
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamilton_Green
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Hamilton Green
QUICK FACTS
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Occupation Politician
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Date of Birth 9 November 1934
Place of Birth Georgetown, Guyana
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Notable Accomplishments
4th Prime Minister of Guyana: 6 August 1985 – 9 October 1992
Mayor of Georgetown: 1994 - incumbent
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