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Lester Michael Henry, Jamaican government executive. Member Oxford Club.


Henry, Lester Michael was born on June 18, 1935 in Spanish Town, Jamaica. Son of Lester Osmond and Lucille Clothilda (Leon) Henry.


Bachelor, Ealing Technology College, London, 1959.


Office clerk United Fruit Company, Kingston, 1953-1956. Office manager Grove Shop Fetters, England, 1957-1959. Zone manager S & H Trading Stamps, England, 1959-1961.

Trainee Collins Publishers, Scotland, 1961-1962, American manager Scotland, 1962-1972. Public director Collins Sangster, Jamaica, 1972-1973. Chairman Mike's Ltd., Jamaica, 1973-1975, Kingston Publications Ltd. subsidiary McGraw Hill, Jamaica, since 1973.

Member Parliament, Jamaica Labour Party. Minister state youth, sports and community development Jamaica Labour Party, minister state information and tourism, minister state, office of prime minister of culture and information, opposition member for parliament, deputy leader of party, opposition shadow minister for local governor for youth, sports and community development, since 1990.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Every Student Handbook, Caribbean Cocktails & Mixed Drinks, Caribbean Cook Book, Jamaican Cook Book, A Jamaican Picture Book, A Bahamian Picture Book, Marley & Me. Editor: (book) Marley Raggae King of the World, Bustamante Portrait of a Hero, Jamaican Art, Beautiful Jamaica.


Member Oxford Club.


Married Stella Louise Eaton (divorced). Children: Andrew, Mark, Denise, Nicholas. Married Camille Hines.

Lester Osmond Henry

Lucille Clothilda (Leon) Henry

Stella Louise Eaton

Camille Hines.

Andrew Henry

Mark Henry

Denise Henry

Nicholas Henry