Wilfred Jacobs

Governor-General of Antigua and Barbuda (1919-1995)

Sir Wilfred Ebenezer Jacobs GCMG KCVO OBE (19 October 1919 – 11 March 1995) was the first Governor-General of Antigua and Barbuda.

He appointed Attorney General of the Leeward Islands for 1957 to 1959 and for Antigua in 1960. From 1960 to 1967 he was in a number of Colonial offices.[1]

He was made Governor of Antigua and Barbuda from 1967 until that country gained independence in 1981, after which he became the first governor-general. He was Governor-General of Antigua and Barbuda from 1 November 1981 to 10 June 1991. He was replaced by James Carlisle.

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  1. Lentz, Harris. Heads of States and Governments Since 1945. p. 34.