David John Howard Thompson - St. John's Parish, Barbados
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 13° 11.101 W 059° 29.843
21P E 229305 N 1458942
Quick Description: The tomb of lawyer and former Prime Minister of Barbados David John Howard Thompson is located in the graveyard of the St. John's Parish Church in Barbados.
Location: Barbados
Date Posted: 3/26/2020 4:56:37 AM
Waymark Code: WM12850
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bear and Ragged
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Long Description:

The large stone tomb of Prime Minister David John Howard Thompson contains a large, irregular, hexagonal, granite headstone which is contains a Latin cross and a picture David John Howard Thompson. It is inscribed:

DAVID JOHN HOWARD THOMPSON
O.C.M.P.
DECEMBER 25, 1961 - OCTOBER 23, 2010

BELOVED HUSBAND OF MARA
FATHER OF MISHA, OYA AN OSA-MARIE
ADOPTIVE FATHER OF DARIO

PRIME MINISTER
OF
BARBADOS
2008 - 2010

Description:

David John Howard Thompson was a Bajan politician. He was born in London, U.K. and was raised in Fitts Village, Saint James, Barbados. He graduated with honors from the University of the West Indies at Cave Hill law school.

Prime Minister David John Howard Thompson served for 21 years in parliament from July 16, 1987, a member of the Democratic Labour Party. He was elected as the 6th Prime Minister of Barbados on January 16, 2008. He served in that capacity until his untimely death from pancreatic cancer on October 23, 2010 at 49 years of age.



Date of birth: 12/25/1961

Date of death: 10/23/2010

Area of notoriety: Politics

Marker Type: Tomb (above ground)

Setting: Outdoor

Visiting Hours/Restrictions: Daylight Hours

Fee required?: No

Web site: [Web Link]

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