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Owen Collin Jefferson

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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 Würzburg.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.

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.

Politics

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

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.

Interests

  • Other 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