Dennis Young (Papua New Guinean politician)

Sir Dennis Young (born 1936 in England[1]) was acting Governor-General of Papua New Guinea in 1991. He was Speaker of the Assembly when Serei Eri resigned his position as Governor-General on October 1, 1991. Young served as acting Governor-General until the selection of Wiwa Korowi on November 18, 1991.[2]

He served as the Speaker of the National Parliament of Papua New Guinea from August 1982 to October 1982 and from November 1987 to July 1992.[3]

He was knighted in the 1999 New Year Honours "for public service".

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Who's Who in Asian and Australasian Politics. 1991. ISBN 9780862915933.
  2. ^ Lentz, Harris M., III. Heads of States and Governments. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 1994. ISBN 0-89950-926-6
  3. ^ PNG speakers of Parliament
National Parliament of Papua New Guinea
Preceded by
Sevese Oipi Morea
Speaker of the National Parliament of Papua New Guinea
1982
Succeeded by
Timothy Bonga
Preceded by
Akoka Doi
Speaker of the National Parliament of Papua New Guinea
1987–1992
Succeeded by
Bill Skate
Government offices
Preceded by
Serei Eri
Governor-General of Papua New Guinea (acting)
1991–1991
Succeeded by
Wiwa Korowi (acting)