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Alphonsus Antoine
(1940 - 21 February 2019)
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Alphonsus Antoine
Former Senator, Grenada

Alphonsus Antoine was a former senator in Grenada.

Early life

Alphonsus Antoine was born in Grenada in 1940.

Career

Alphonsus Antoine was a teacher at the Grenada Boys Secondary School (GBSS) where he taught Geography, History and Mathematics, before venturing into the judiciary, where he worked as a clerk for several years.

He was the founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Grenada Farms Corporation (GFC) that pulled together all the government farms into a model farm framework immediately following the collapse of the 1979-83 Grenada revolution.

He also served as OAS Director in St. Lucia “for seven years…went to Jamaica and worked in various capacities for the Government of Jamaica in the Ministry of Agriculture, Mobilisation, Industry, and Planning.

He returned to Grenada following the revolution and was appointed a Senator from 1984-1988 and was also the Deputy President of the Senate.

Personal life

Antoine was married to wife Joyce Mary Antoine.  He was the father of four sons: Dr. Patrick Antoine, Paul Antoine, David ‘Ycocie’ (Why-ko-see) Antoine, and Ron Antoine; and two adopted sons: Valentine and Jefferson Antoine.

Death

Alphonsus Antoine died on 21 February 2019. He was 78.  He funeral was held on 7 March 2019 at the Grenada Trade Center, Grand Anse followed by entombment at the Grand Anse Cemetery, Grenada.

Sources

https://thenewtoday.gd/local-news/2019/03/17/lower-house-honours-deceased-parliamentarians/#gsc.tab=0

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Occupation Politician
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Birth Date 1940
Place of Birth Grenada
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Date of Death 21 February 2019 (aged 78)
Place of Death Grenada
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