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Gilbert Darrell
(1923 – 25 October 2018)
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Gilbert Outerbridge Darrell
Former Parliamentarian, Bermuda

Gilbert Outerbridge Darrell was a Bermudian businessman, politician, former parliamentarian, and co-founder of the National Liberal Party

Early life

Darrell who grew up in Flatts, Bermuda and later moved to Smiths.

Career

Darrell was involved in politics since the mid-1950s and was the Member of Parliament for Hamilton East for the Progressive Labour Party (PLP).  In 1985, he helped create the National Liberal Party (NLP) after an attempt by expelled members of the PLP to re-join failed.  He lost his seat in 1989 which ended his frontline political career.

A businessman, Gilbert Darrell was involved in such ventures as the grocery store Darrell and Seaman, Darrell Equipment, and the Bermuda Container Line.  He also owned and operated the Gilbert Darrell Company supplying commercial kitchens and supermarkets.

Personal life

Darrell was married to wife Coralita and was the father of two children, Gilbert C. Darrell and Miriam Smith.

Death

Darrell died at his home in Smith’s Parish, Bermuda on Thursday, 25 October 2018. He was 95.

Sources
http://www.royalgazette.com/news/article/20181026/veteran-politician-darrell-dies
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Occupation Businessman, Politician
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Date of Birth 1923
Place of Birth Bermuda
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Date of Death 25 October 2018 (aged 95)
Place of Death Bermuda
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Former Parliamentarian, Bermuda
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