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Hon. Easton Wentworth Xavier Douglas






Hon. Easton Wentworth Xavier Douglas, J.P., M.P., M.Sc., A.R.I.C.S., A.R.V.A., Cert. in Urban Land Studies (Lond.), Cert. in Senior Management (U.W.I.). Land Economist/Chartered Surveyor. Minister of Environment and Housing since 1995. Principal, Easton Douglas & Co.

Organizations: Founder/member Association of Land Economy & Valuation Surveyors; Member PNP National Executive Council & PNP Executive Council; Chairman of Constituency Executive; Member Town and Country Planning Association.

Born: Old Harbour, St. Catherine, December 28, 1936, son of Edward Samuel Douglas, retired Sergeant of Police, and Edith Elizabeth Gayle-Douglas.

Educated: Stewart Town, Duncans, Falmouth Warsop and Denham Town Elementary Schools, Kingston Technical High School; University of the West Indies; University of London; University of Reading (U.K.); College of Estate Management (Lon.); West London College of Commerce.

Career: Civil Servant for 26 years in positions such as: Assistant Land Surveyor, Valuation Surveyor, Government Town Planner, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of National Security, Ministry of Defence & Ministry of Construction; Minister of Health.

Awards: Centenary Medal of the Institute of Jamaica for outstanding contribution to the development of Art and Culture in the area of National Conservation. Publications: Land Valuation for Rating and Taxation in Jamaica – The Architect and Surveyor – London 1971; Human Ecology and Development - Commonwealth Human Ecology Journal.

Married: Myrna Harty. Clubs: Police Officers Club, Jamaica Lawn Tennis Association, Liguanea, Jamaica.

Address: (business) 2 Hagley Park Road, Kingston 10; Tel 926-1590/9; (residence) “Myrton”, 39 Mountain Spring Drive, Kingston 6.







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