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Owen Collin Jefferson

Owen Collin Jefferson, Jamaican banker. Member Prime Ministers Economic Advisory Council, Kingston, 1989. Member Kingston Cricket Club, Liguanea Club, Masons.

Background

  • Jefferson, Owen Collin was born on July 27, 1932 in Claremont, St. Ann, Jamaica. Son of Kenneth George and Muriel (Cotter) Jefferson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Economics, University Toronto, Ontario, 1960. Master of Arts in Economics, University Chicago, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Oxford (England) University, 1964.

    Career

    • Senior lecturer Department Economics, University W├╝rzburg.I., Kingston, 1965-1976. Director economics division Caribbean Development Bank, Bridgetown, Barbados, 1974-1976. Deputy governor Bank of Jamaica, Kingston, 1978-1985, senior deputy governor, since 1985.

      Economics advisor Organization of Eastern Caribbean States, Antigua, 1987-1988. Board director Bank of Jamaica. Chairman National Export-Import Bank, Kingston, 1989.

    Works

    • Author: Post-War Economic Development of Jamaica, 1972. Editor: Readings in Political Economy of Caribbean, 1973.

    Politics

    Christian discipleship is a commitment to work for social and political change of the community you live in.

    Religion

    God created humans to be able to innovate and evaluate new forms of living that will encourage development of the fullest potential in individuals.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The family is the most basic of human institutions through which people are nurtured and sustained in love, responsibility, and respect.

    Membership

    Member Prime Ministers Economic Advisory Council, Kingston, 1989. Member Kingston Cricket Club, Liguanea Club, Masons.

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, reading, swimming.

    Connections

    • Married Albertina Agatha Oxley, October 3, 1964. Children: Brian, Douglas.
    • father: Kenneth George Jefferson
    • mother: Muriel (Cotter) Jefferson
    • spouse: Albertina Agatha Oxley
    • children: Brian Jefferson
    • Douglas Jefferson
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    Born July 27, 1932
    Nationality
    • 1960
      University Toronto
    • 1961
      University Chicago
    • 1964
      Oxford (England) University
    • 1965 - 1976
      Senior, lecturer Department Economics
      Kingston, Jamaica
    • 1974 - 1976
      director, economics division Caribbean Development Bank
      Bridgetown, Saint Michael, Barbados
    • 1978 - 1985
      deputy governor Bank of Jamaica
      Kingston, Jamaica