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Jacqueline Cornwall
(1934 - 23 February 2019)
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Jacqueline Josephine Cornwall, BEM
Former Senator, Grenada

Jacqueline Josephine Cornwall was a former Independent Senator in Grenada.

Early life

Jacqueline Josephine Cornwall was born in Grenada in 1934.

Career

Jacqueline Cornwall was a former Independent Senator in Grenada.  She was also a founding member and former president of the Grenada National Organisation for Women (GNOW) and served as the only woman in Parliament in her time.

Cornwall was also a Former Executive Board Member of World Young Women Christian Association (YWCA); former President of the YWCA Grenada; former member of the Conference of Churches, Grenada; and a former member of the Lady of the Rosary.

Honours and awards

In 1992, Cornwall was awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM, Civil Division) for her service to the community.

Personal life

Cornwall was married to husband Clifford Cornwall; and was the mother of Christopher Cornwall and Jennifer Theodore.

Death

Jacqueline Cornwall died on 23 February 2019. She was 84.  Her funeral service was held on Tuesday, 5 March 2019 at the Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church, St. Paul’s, St. George, Grenada followed by interment at the Mt. Airy Cemetery.

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 1934
Place of Birth Grenada
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Date of Death 23 February 2019 (aged 84)
Place of Death Grenada
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Former Senator, Grenada
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