|Birth: ||Apr. 28, 1898|
|Death: ||Nov. 28, 1971|
Barbados Premier. Adams served as the Premier of Barbados from 1954 to 1958, and as the Prime Minister of the short-lived West Indie Federation from 1958 to 1962. The Federation collapsed in 1961 after Jamaica withdrew. Adams also served as the Leader of the Barbados Labour Party from 1938, and as the President of the Barbados Workers' Union from 1941 to 1954. The father of Barbados politician Tom Adams, he passed away on November 28, 1971, at the age of 73. One of Barbados 10 National Heroes, the Sir Grantley Adams International Airport in Christ Church, Barbados, was named in his honour.
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Record added: Apr 25, 2006
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