The Caribbean Dictionary

norman manley
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Norman Washington Manley MM QC National Hero of Jamaica (4 July 1893 – 2 September 1969), was a Jamaican statesman. A Rhodes Scholar, Manley became one of Jamaica's leading lawyers in the 1920s. With his cousin, Alexander Bustamante, Manley was an advocate of the universal suffrage that was granted the colony in 1944.
norman manley
wulf Dec 06, 2013
Thanks for catching that error Christine.
Natoya Oct 14, 2019
Bobby Oct 05, 2021
Norman Washington Manley was born at Roxborough, Manchester, on 4 July 1893 to parent Thomas Albert Samuel Manley, and wife Margaret. He studied at Jamaica College, and overseas at Jesus College, Oxford, England. He enlisted in the British Army in 1914 and served in an Artillery Regiment, gaining a Military Medal.