Dr. Winston Lloyd 'Owen' Green
Former Parliamentarian, Jamaica
Winston Lloyd 'Owen' Green was a Jamaican politician and parliamentarian.
Early life and education
Winston Green was born in Jamaica in 1959. He was educated at Excelsior High and later received his degree in dentistry in Cuba in the 1980s.
Green, a dental surgeon by professionwas the People's National Party (PNP) member of the Parliament of Jamaica for St. Mary South East. He spoke out in favour of letting gay Jamaicans serve in Parliament.
At the time of his death in 2017 Green served on the Jamaican Parliament's Internal and External Affairs Committee. In the past he served as Member of the Public Administration and Appropriations Committee (PAAC).
Dr Green was a second term Member of Parliament, having been elected in 2011 to represent the constituency of South East St. Mary. He was re-elected in February 2016 after winning his seat by five votes in a magisterial recount. This changed the balance of power to 32 seats for the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) and 31 for the PNP.
Green died on 14 August 2017 after collapsing at his home in St Andrew. He was serving his second term as MP. He was 58. His funeral service was held on 2 September 2017 at the St Andrew Parish Church, followed by internment at Meadowrest Memorial Gardens in St Catherine, Jamaica.