Nathaniel Francis

Nathaniel J.S. Francis (6 May 1912 – 2 November 2004) was a politician from the Turks and Caicos Islands. He served as the island territory's acting Chief Minister from 28 March 1985 until 25 July 1986, when he was forced to resign after charges of corruption and patronage were leveled against him.[1]

Nathaniel Francis
4th Chief Minister of the Turks and Caicos Islands
In office
28 March 1985 – 25 July 1986
Preceded byNorman Saunders
Personal details
Nathaniel Joseph Selver Francis

(1912-05-06)May 6, 1912
DiedNovember 2, 2004(2004-11-02) (aged 92)
Political partyProgressive National Party

Prior to becoming Chief Minister, Francis was deputy minister of public works.

Francis died in 2004 and the new Parliament Buildings of the Turks and Caicos was renamed NJS Francis Building in 2005.[2]


  1. ^ "Trinidad and Tobago Introduction - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, Population, Social Statistics, Political System".
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-11-09. Retrieved 2013-07-04.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
Preceded by
Norman Saunders
Chief Minister of the Turks and Caicos Islands
Succeeded by
Advisory Council (interim)