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John Archibald Junor

John Archibald Junor, Jamaican government official, lawyer. Certified barrister-at-law, London. Chairman Caricom Ministerial Conference on Environmental, Kingston, 1992; member national executive committee People's National Party, Kingston, 1980. Member Kingston Cricket Club, Police Officers' Club, Manchester Club.

Background

  • Junor, John Archibald was born on July 25, 1946 in Spalding, Manchester, Jamaica. Son of Silburn and Lucille (Heron) Junor.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Political Science, Howard University, 1968.

    Career

    • Assistant secretary Dispute Tribunal, Kingston, Jamaica, 1975-1976. Company secretary, legal officer National Housing Trust, 1976-1980. Parish councillor Borobridge Division, St. Ann, Jamaica, 1977-1978.

      Senior House of Parliament, Kingston, 1978-1980. Founding partner Playfair, Junor, Pearson & Company, 1980. Member from Central Manchester House of Parliament, since 1989.

      Minister of state Ministry of Construction, Kingston, 1989-1990, Ministry of Development and Planning, Kingston, 1990-1991, Ministry of Finance, Kingston, 1992-1993. Minister Ministry of Tourism and Environmental, 1992-1993, Ministry of Local Government Youth and Sports, Kingston, 1993-1995, Ministry of Tourism, Kingston, since 1995.

    Major achievements

    • Certified barrister-at-law, London.

    Politics

    Some people think that involvement in political life is something Christians should avoid. But God is present everywhere, including political institutions.

    Religion

    Through Covenant each individual accepts the relationship with God. It is not about acquiring a relationship with God, but living within the loving relationship that God has already offered.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Church members should be close and caring to feel each other's pains and problems. The good of the whole body of the Christian society should be put before individual needs.

    Membership

    Chairman Caricom Ministerial Conference on Environmental, Kingston, 1992. Member national executive committee People's National Party, Kingston, 1980. Member Kingston Cricket Club, Police Officers' Club, Manchester Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, music, gardening.

    Connections

    • Married Urla Rosslyn George, August 16, 1969. Children: Chelif, Uki, Ajani.
    • father: Silburn Junor
    • mother: Lucille (Heron) Junor
    • spouse: Urla Rosslyn George
    • children: Chelif Junor
    • Uki Junor
    • Ajani Junor
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    Born July 25, 1946
    (age 71)
    Nationality
    • 1968
      Howard University
    • 1975 - 1976
      Assistant, secretary Dispute Tribunal
      Kingston, Jamaica
    • 1976 - 1980
      company secretary, National Housing Trust
    • 1976 - 1980
      legal officer, National Housing Trust
    • 1977 - 1978
      parish councillor Borobridge Division
      Jamaica
    • 1978 - 1980
      senior House of Parliament
      Kingston, Jamaica
    • 1980
      founding partner, Playfair
    • 1989 - 1990
      minister of state Ministry of Construction
      Kingston, Jamaica
    • 1989
      member, from Central Manchester House of Parliament
    • 1990 - 1991
      minister of state Ministry of Construction
      Kingston, Jamaica
    • 1992 - 1993
      minister of state Ministry of Construction
      Kingston, Jamaica
    • 1992 - 1993
      minister Ministry of Tourism and Environmental
    • 1993 - 1995
      minister Ministry of Tourism and Environmental
      Kingston, Jamaica
    • 1995
      minister Ministry of Tourism and Environmental
      Kingston, Jamaica
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