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Edward Victor Luckhoo
(24 May 1912 - 3 March 1998)
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Sir Edward Victor Luckhoo, KB, OR, QC
Former Governor-General of Guyana

Sir Edward Victor Luckhoo (1912 – 1998) was the Governor General of Guyana from 1966 to 1969 and became its Acting President upon the declaration of Guyana becoming a Republic, however he is not officially counted as a President of Guyana.

Early life and education

Sir Edward Victor Luckhoo, was born on May 24, 1912 in New Amsterdam, Guyana. He was educated at Queen’s College, Guyana and St. Catherine’s College, Oxford University (BA).

In 1931 he was called to the Bar (Middle Temple). He was admitted to practive law in 1936 and appointed a Queen's Counsel in 1965.

Career

Sir Edward was a Magistrate from 1 March 1944 to 1 September 1947. He was later appointed a Justice of Appeal on 29 June 1966, and Chancellor of the Judiciary of Guyana from 18 October 1969 to 9 October 1976.

Sir Edward was appointed Acting Governor-General of Guyana from 29 October 1969, and Acting President of Guyana from 23 February 1970.

Honours and awards

On 1 January 1970 he was appointed a Knight Bachelor. He received The Order of Roraima of Guyana in 1970.

Death

Sir Edward died on 3 March 1998, aged 85.

Sources
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Luckhoo
http://guyana.hoop.la/topic/famous-and-notable-people-of-guyanese-heritage?reply=361443895821281378
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Edward Victor Luckhoo
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Occupation Statesman
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Date of Birth 24 May 1912
Place of Birth New Amsterdam, Guyana
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Date of Death 3 March 1998 (aged 85)
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Notable Accomplishments
Governor-General of Guyana: 10 November 1969 – 22 February 1970
Acting President of Guyana: 22 February 1970 – 17 March 1970
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