Milton Cato

Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (1915-1997)

Robert Milton Cato (3 June 1915 – 10 February 1997) was a Saint Vincentian politician. He was the first Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Cato was the leader of the Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Labour Party, and led the country through independence in 1979.[1]


Milton Cato
1st Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
In office
27 October 1979 – 30 July 1984
MonarchElizabeth II
Governor GeneralSir Sydney Gun-Munro
Preceded byHimself (As Premier)
Succeeded bySir James Fitz-Allen Mitchell
1st Premier of Saint Vincent
In office
8 December 1974 – 27 October 1979
MonarchElizabeth II
GovernorRupert Godfrey John
Sir Sydney Gun-Munro
Preceded bySir James Fitz-Allen Mitchell
Succeeded byHimself (As Prime Minister)
In office
27 October 1969 – April 1972
MonarchElizabeth II
GovernorHywel George
Rupert Godfrey John
Preceded byHimself (As Chief Minister)
Succeeded bySir James Fitz-Allen Mitchell
2nd Chief Minister of Saint Vincent
In office
19 May 1967 – 27 October 1969
MonarchElizabeth II
AdministratorHywel George
Preceded byEbenezer Joshua
Succeeded byHimself (As Premier)
Personal details
Born(1915-06-03)3 June 1915
British Windward Islands
Died10 February 1997(1997-02-10) (aged 81)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Political partySaint Vincent Labour Party

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Milton Cato". Retrieved 29 October 2017.