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Castries, Saint Lucia — Caribbean Region (Lesser Antilles)
 

William Arthur Lewis

 
 
William Arthur Lewis Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 25, 2015
1. William Arthur Lewis Marker
Inscription.
[Front]
William Arthur Lewis KT
Nobel Laureate
Economist
Born 23rd January 1915
Died 15th June 1991
For whom this college is named
Beloved husband of Gladys, Father of Elizabeth and Barbara
First Vice-Chancellor of the University of the West Indies
Co-founder of the United Nations Development Programme
First President of the the Caribbean Development Bank
“The fundamental cure for poverty is not money, but knowledge”
Teacher Author Gentle and Kind
Peace Dearest Friend

[Reverse]
William Arthur Lewis KT.
Born 23rd January 1915
Died 15th June 1991
For whom this College is named
RIP

 
Erected 1991.
 
Location. 13° 59.823′ N, 60° 59.645′ W. Marker is in Castries, Castries. Touch for map. The gravesite and marker are on the grounds of the William Arthur Lewis Community College near Castries, Saint Lucia.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 27th Inniskilling Regiment (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Inniskilling Fusiliers: 27th (Inniskilling) Regiment of Foot (about 150 meters away); Government House Saint Lucia
Reverse of William Arthur Lewis Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 25, 2015
2. Reverse of William Arthur Lewis Marker
(approx. one kilometer away); World Wars Memorial (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Sir William Arthur Lewis (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Hon. Derek Alton Walcott (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Sir George Frederick Lawrence Charles (approx. 2.6 kilometers away); Carib Caves (approx. 10.8 kilometers away in Gros Islet). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Castries.
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Wide view of William Arthur Lewis Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 25, 2015
3. Wide view of William Arthur Lewis Marker
The tomb is in the shape of an open, upturned book.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 26, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 456 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 26, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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