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Sir Gerald Christopher Cash
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Birth: May 28, 1917
Nassau
New Providence District, Bahamas
Death: Jan. 6, 2003

Sir Gerald C. Cash KCMG, GCVO, OBE, JP, MP was Governor General of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas from 1979 to 1988. Sir Gerald was born in Nassau to the late Wilfred Gladstone and Lillian Cash. In 1940, he was called to The Bahamas Bar as Counsel and Attorney of the Supreme Court of The Bahamas. In 1946, he went to London to read law at the Middle Temple. When he returned from England, Sir Gerald was elected to the House of Assembly as the representative of the Western District and was re-elected in 1956. From 1958 to 1962, Sir Gerald served as a member of Her Majesty's Executive Council and spent 10 years in the Senate. He was awarded the Silver Jubilee Medal in 1977. On 20 October 1977, he was made Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (K.C.V.O.). He was made Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George (G. C. M. G.) three years later. He was awarded the Silver Medal of the Olympic Order in 1983 and two years later, on 18 October 1985, was Knighted by The Queen and titled Knighted Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order (G. C. V. O.). Source: The Bahamas National Archives. Sir Gerald was married to the former Dorothy E. Long. They had one daughter, Sharon and two sons, Gordon and Gerald Jr.


 
 
Burial:
Saint Matthews Anglican Episcopal Church Cemetery
Nassau
New Providence District, Bahamas
 
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Record added: Nov 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81039339
Sir Gerald Christopher Cash
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Sir Gerald Christopher Cash
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Sir Gerald Christopher Cash
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