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Howard Penn
(1903 - 1994)
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Howard Reynold Penn, OBE
Former Speaker of the Legislative Council of the British Virgin Islands

Howard Reynold Penn was a former Speaker of the Legislative Council of the British Virgin Islands.

Early life

Howard Reynold Penn was boirn in 1903.

Career

Penn was elected as a member of First Legislative Council and continued to serve until his defeat in the 1963 general election.

Prior to the introduction of Ministerial government in 1967, various executive type posts were delegated to members of the Legislative Council in a ministerial-like fashion. From 1957 to H.R. Penn was appointed Member for Trade and Production, and he was reappointed to that post from 1960-1963.

H.R. Penn later served as the Speaker of the House from 1971-1975 under Willard Wheatley's administration.

Honours and awards

He was appointed an Office of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE).

Death

Penn died in 1994.

Sources
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ivan_Dawson
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Occupation Politician
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Date of Birth 1903
Place of Birth British Virgin Islands
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Date of Death 1994
Place of Death British Virgin Islands
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Notable Accomplishments
Speaker of the Legislative Council of the British Virgin Islands: 1971 - 1975
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