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David Hilton Coore

politician

David Coore, Jamaican government official. Called to bar Middle Temple 1951, created Queen's counsel 1963.

Background

COORE, David was born on August 22, 1925 in St. Andrew. Son of Clarence Reuben Coore and Ethlyn Maud Hilton.

Education

Bachelor in Economics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Bachelor of Civil Law, Oxford (England) University.

Career

Barrister, Jamaica, 1957-1978, 86. Representative Dominican Republic and Barbados Inter-American Development Bank, 1978-1983, senior legal advisor to general counsel Washington, 1984-1986. Appointed member Legislation Council, 1960-1962.

People's National Party representative for West Center St. Andrew Parliament, 1967-1976, People's National Party representative for Western St. Andrew, 1976-1978. Deputy prime minister and minister finance Government of Jamaica, Kingston, 1972-1978, senator, minister foreign affairs and foreign trade Kingston, 1989-1993, leader government business, since 1989, minister legal affairs, since 1993, attorney general Kingston, since 1995.

Achievements

  • Called to bar Middle Temple 1951, created Queen's counsel 1963.

Membership

Legis Council 1960-1962. Pari. since 1972.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, swimming, reading.

Connections

Married Rita Innis in 1949.

father:
Clarence Reuben Coore

mother:
Ethlyn Maud Hilton

spouse:
Rita Innis