Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor-General of the Bahamas, having served from 8 July 2014 to 28 June 2019. She is also the wife of the late Sir Lynden Pindling, the first Prime Minister of The Bahamas. She is the second female Governor-General of The Bahamas after Dame Ivy Dumont.(née McKenzie; born 26 June 1932) is a former
Dame Marguerite Pindling
Pindling in May 2017
|10th Governor-General of the Bahamas|
8 July 2014 – 28 June 2019
|Prime Minister||Perry Christie|
|Preceded by||Sir Arthur Foulkes|
|Succeeded by||Cornelius A. Smith|
Marguerite Matilda McKenzie
26 June 1932
Long Bay Cay, Bahamas
Sir Lynden Pindling
(m. 1956; died 2000)
Marguerite McKenzie was born to Reuben and Viola McKenzie in South Andros on 26 June 1932. She moved to Nassau in 1946 to live with her sister and attended the Western Senior School. She later became an assistant to photographer Stanley Toogood. Soon after, she met Lynden Pindling, who would go on to be Prime Minister of the Bahamas from 1969 to 1992. The couple married on 5 May 1956 and remained married until his death on 26 August 2000. The couple had four children.
- "Bahamas New Governor General Announced". The Bahamas Weekly. Retrieved 25 July 2014.
- "Dame Marguerite Pindling Sworn In As 10th Governor General of the Bahamas". Caribbean Elections. Archived from the original on 23 September 2015. Retrieved 16 September 2014.
- "The life and times of Dame Marguerite Pindling, October 28th", Bahamas Historical Society. Bahamas Weekly, 23 October 2010,
Sir Arthur Foulkes
| Governor-General of the Bahamas
Cornelius A. Smith
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