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Tennyson Wells
(1947 – 24 September 2019)
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Tennyson Roscoe Gabriel Wells
Former Cabinet Minister, Commonwealth of the Bahamas

Tennyson Roscoe Gabriel Wells was a Bahamian politician and former Cabinet Minister.

Early life

Tennyson Roscoe Gabriel Wells was born in Long Island, The Bahamas in 1947 to Tennyson and Emma Wells.

Career

Wells was a member of the Bahamas Bar Association and a prominent businessman who led developments in numerous New-Providence based real estate projects, including Lyford Hills, South Seas and Yuma Estates.

He was a part of the first Free National Movement (FNM) administration in 1992 and served as Member of Parliament for Bamboo Town and held several Cabinet positions, including as Attorney General (1997-2001) and Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries.

In 2018, Wells was appointed as president of the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI), and chairman of its board.

Personal life

Wells was married to wife Stephanie Thompson-Wells.  He was the father of three – daughter Stephanie Wells-Darville; and sons Cleveland and Tennyson Wells III.

Death

Tennyson Wells died on 24 September 2019 at home in his sleep after recently being hospitalized.  He was 72.

Sources

http://www.tribune242.com/news/2019/sep/24/tennyson-wells-dies-age-72/

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Occupation Lawyer, Politician
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Date of Birth 1947
Place of Birth The Bahamas
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Date of Death 24 September 2019 (aged 72)
Place of Birth The Bahamas
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Former Cabinet Minister
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