Milo Butler

The Right Excellent Sir Milo Boughton Butler, GCMG (11 August 1906 – 22 January 1979) was a Bahamian administrator. He was appointed as the first Bahamian Governor-General on the recommendation of Lynden Pindling, prime minister of The Bahamas and leader of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP), of which he was also a member. He was Governor General from 1973 until his death in Nassau in 1979.[1] He is commemorated with a statue located in downtown Nassau across from the Parliament House and his portrait is on the Bahamas $20 note.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Milo B. Butler". National Archives of The Bahamas. Archived from the original on August 10, 2011. Retrieved May 16, 2011.
Government offices
Preceded by
Sir John Warburton Paul
(acting)
Governor-General of the Bahamas
1973–1979
Succeeded by
Sir Gerald Cash