Hugh Shearer



Age: 81


Summary: prime minister of Jamaica in the early stages of its independence from 1967 to 1972 who is credited with overseeing one of Jamaica's most stable economic periods, building dozens of primary schools, and being an influential trade unionist and advocate for the Jamaican working class.



Cause of Death: Natural causes


Born: May 18, 1923


Died: July 5, 2004


Location: Kingston, Jamaica