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Ivor Stevens
(1955 - )
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Ivor Algernon Stevens
Former Cabinet Minister, St. Kitts and Nevis; Former Deputy Premier of Nevis

Ivor Algernon Stevens was a politician and Member of Parliament in St. Kitts and Nevis.

Early life and education

Ivor Algernon Stevens was born on 23 August 1911 to Ethelinda and James Stevens at Downing Street, Sandy Point, St. Kitts.  He grew up in the sister island of Nevis attending the Charlestown Boys’ School and later the Excelsior School.  He also attended the St. Kitts Grammar School. 

Steven later served in the Canadian military, during World War II. Upon his return to St. Kitts-Nevis in the late 1940s, Stevens soon found himself in the center of a developing political conflict between the two islands. In time, he settled on Nevis and took that island's side.

Career

Stevens successfully contested the Charlestown (Nevis) seat as candidate for the Nevis Reformation Party (NRP) in the 1971 election.  Steven was re-elected in 1975, 1980, and 1984.

In 1984, he was appointed Minister of Communications, Works, and Public Utilities in the Dr. Kennedy Simmonds led PAM/NRP coalition government.

Stevens with Deputy Premier in the first Nevis Island Administration in 1983, which included Premier Simeon Daniel, along with Uhral Swanston, Arthur Evelyn, and Levi Morton.

Personal life

Stevens was married to wife Dora Stevens.

Death

Stevens died in June 1997, aged 85.

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Occupation Politician
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Date of Birth 23 August 1911
Place of Birth Sandy Point, St. Kitts
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Date of Death June 1997 (aged 85)
Place of Death St. Kitts and Nevis
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Notable Accomplishments
Former Member of Parliament: 1971 - 1989
Member of Nevis Island Assembly: 1983 - 1988
Deputy Premier of Nevis: 1983 - 1988
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