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Millicent Small (1946 – )

Marjorie Prentice Saunders (1913-2009)

Dr. Cicely Delphine Williams, OM, CMG (1893 – 1992)

Manley Elisha West (1929 – 2012)

Rev. Henry Ward (1879 – 1981)

Rev. Henry Ward (1879 – 1981)

Courtney Walsh (1962 –  )

Courtney Walsh (1962 – )

Abraham Issa CBE, OJ (1905 – 1984)

Abraham Issa CBE, OJ (1905 – 1984)

Mrs. Amy Blanche Robertson (1926 – 2007)

His Excellency The Most Honourable Professor Kenneth O. Hall, ON, OJ (1941 –   )

His Excellency The Most Honourable Professor Kenneth O. Hall, ON, OJ (1941 – )

The Hon. Mr. Justice Edward Zacca (1931 –  )

The Hon. Mr. Justice Edward Zacca (1931 – )

Sir Hans Sloane  (1660-1753)

Sir Hans Sloane (1660-1753)

The Most Honourable Portia Simpson-Miller (1945 –  )

The Most Honourable Portia Simpson-Miller (1945 – )

Sir Philip Manderson Sherlock (1902-2000)

Sir Philip Manderson Sherlock (1902-2000)

The Rt. Hon. Hugh Lawson Shearer  (1923 – 2004)

The Rt. Hon. Hugh Lawson Shearer (1923 – 2004)

Olive Senior (1938 –  )

Olive Senior (1938 – )

The Rt. Hon. Edward Seaga (1930 – )

The Rt. Hon. Edward Seaga (1930 – )

Mary Seacole (1805-1881)

Mary Seacole (1805-1881)

The Rt. Hon. Sir Donald Sangster (1911 – 1967)

The Rt. Hon. Sir Donald Sangster (1911 – 1967)

Oliver Samuels (1948 – )

Oliver Samuels (1948 – )

Dr. Joyce Lilieth Robinson  OJ, CD, MBE, FLA, LLD (Hon.)  (1925 – 2013)

Dr. Joyce Lilieth Robinson OJ, CD, MBE, FLA, LLD (Hon.) (1925 – 2013)

Walter Adolphe Roberts (1886 – 1962)

Walter Adolphe Roberts (1886 – 1962)

Victor Stafford Reid (1913 – 1987)

Victor Stafford Reid (1913 – 1987)

The Rt. Hon. Percival James Patterson (1935 –  )

The Rt. Hon. Percival James Patterson (1935 – )

Cyril Everard Palmer (1930 –  )

Cyril Everard Palmer (1930 – )

Kenneth Khouri (1917 – 2003)

Kenneth Khouri (1917 – 2003)

Sir Anthony Musgrave  (1828-1888)

Sir Anthony Musgrave (1828-1888)

Mervyn Morris (1937 –  )

Mervyn Morris (1937 – )

Una Maud Marson (1905-1965)

Una Maud Marson (1905-1965)

Alvin Marriot  (1902 – 1992)

Alvin Marriot (1902 – 1992)

Robert Nesta Marley (1945-1981)

Robert Nesta Marley (1945-1981)

The Rt. Hon. Norman Washington Manley (1893 – 1969)

The Rt. Hon. Norman Washington Manley (1893 – 1969)

The Rt. Hon. Michael Manley  (1924 – 1997)

The Rt. Hon. Michael Manley (1924 – 1997)

Edna Manley (1900 – 1987)

Edna Manley (1900 – 1987)

Claude McKay (1889 – 1948)

Claude McKay (1889 – 1948)

Robert Love (1839-1914)

George Lisle, [Liele] (1750-1826)

Easton Lee  (1931 – )

Easton Lee (1931 – )

William Knibb  (1803-1845)

William Knibb (1803-1845)

Joseph Bartholomew Kidd   (1808 – 1889)

Joseph Bartholomew Kidd (1808 – 1889)

Mallica ‘Kapo’ Reynolds  (1911-1989)

Mallica ‘Kapo’ Reynolds (1911-1989)

Thomas Phillip Lecky , Ph.D., O. B. E, O. M. (1904 – 1994)

Thomas Phillip Lecky , Ph.D., O. B. E, O. M. (1904 – 1994)

Kenneth Everard Niven Ingram (1921-2007)

Kenneth Everard Niven Ingram (1921-2007)

Charles Hyatt (1931-2007)

Charles Hyatt (1931-2007)

Albert Huie (1920 – 2010)

Albert Huie (1920 – 2010)

Andrew Holness (1972 – )

Andrew Holness (1972 – )

James Hakewill  (1778-1843)

James Hakewill (1778-1843)

Dudley Ransford Brandyee Grant (1915-1988)

Dudley Ransford Brandyee Grant (1915-1988)

Philip Henry Gosse (1810 – 1888)

Honourable Orette Bruce Golding M.P. (1947 – )

Honourable Orette Bruce Golding M.P. (1947 – )

Sir Florizel Glasspole (1909-2000)

Sir Florizel Glasspole (1909-2000)

Leonie Forbes (1937- )

Leonie Forbes (1937- )

Professor Daphne Douglas (1924- )

Professor Daphne Douglas (1924- )

Frank Cundall (1858 – 1937)

Frank Cundall (1858 – 1937)

Sir Howard Felix Hanlan Cooke ON, CD, GCMG, GCVO  (1915 – 2014)

Sir Howard Felix Hanlan Cooke ON, CD, GCMG, GCVO (1915 – 2014)

Samuel Carter  (1919 – 2002)

Samuel Carter (1919 – 2002)

The Honourable Gladys Maud Bustamante O.J., J.P.  (1912- 2009)

The Honourable Gladys Maud Bustamante O.J., J.P. (1912- 2009)

The Rt. Hon. Sir Alexander Bustamante (1884 – 1977)

The Rt. Hon. Sir Alexander Bustamante (1884 – 1977)

Evon Blake (1906-1988)

Evon Blake (1906-1988)

Rt. Hon. Dr. Louise Bennett Coverley (1919 – 2006)

Rt. Hon. Dr. Louise Bennett Coverley (1919 – 2006)

Isaac Mendez Belisario

Isaac Mendez Belisario

Edward Alston Cecil Baugh, C.D., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.  (1936 – )

Edward Alston Cecil Baugh, C.D., B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (1936 – )

Cecil Baugh (1909-2005)

Cecil Baugh (1909-2005)

Amy Bailey (1895 – 1990)

Amy Bailey (1895 – 1990)

Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen, ON, GCMG, CD  (1951- )

Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen, ON, GCMG, CD (1951- )

Carlton Alexander (1916 – 1989)

Carlton Alexander (1916 – 1989)

Eric Anthony Abrahams  (1940-2011)

Eric Anthony Abrahams (1940-2011)

NETTLEFORD, Rex — Choreography, Education (1933 – 2010)

NETTLEFORD, Rex — Choreography, Education (1933 – 2010)