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Mahuat, St Paul, Dominica
 

Edward Oliver Le Blanc

 
 
Edward Oliver Le Blanc Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 15, 2016
1. Edward Oliver Le Blanc Marker
Inscription.
1923 · 2004
In Honour of:
Edward Oliver Le Blanc
Statesman
Member of the Federal Parliament of the West Indies
(1958-1960)
Chief Minister and Minister of Finance
(1961-1967)
Premier of Dominica
1967-1974

The construction of the West Coast Road occurred under his
direction during 1968 to 1972

He joined the Dominica Labour Party (DLP) in 1957 and
in 1961 led the DLP to its first victory, winning the Roseau South
constituency.

 
Location. 15° 21.92′ N, 61° 24.116′ W. Marker is in Mahuat, St Paul. Marker is on West Coast Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 8 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cecil E. A. Rawle (approx. 6.9 kilometers away in St George); Glory to the French from Dominica (approx. 7.9 kilometers away in St George); World Wars Memorial (approx. 7.9 kilometers away in St George); Neg Mawon Emancipation Monument (approx. 7.9 kilometers away in St George); Carnegie Library of Roseau (approx. 8 kilometers away in St George).
 
Categories. Politics
 
Edward Oliver Le Blanc Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 15, 2016
2. Edward Oliver Le Blanc Marker
Edward Oliver Le Blanc's House image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 15, 2016
3. Edward Oliver Le Blanc's House
After his term as Premier, Le Blanc retired to this, his home in Vieille Casse on the northern tip of Dominica.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 2, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 211 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 2, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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