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Mahuat, Saint 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, Saint Paul. Marker is on West Coast Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 10 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Simon Bolivar (approx. 6.8 kilometers away in Saint George); Cecil E. A. Rawle (approx. 6.9 kilometers away in Saint George); Glory to the French from Dominica (approx. 7.9 kilometers away in Saint George); World Wars Memorial (approx. 7.9 kilometers away in Saint George); Carnegie Library of Roseau (approx. 8 kilometers away in Saint George); The Salisbury Declaration (approx. 9.3 kilometers away in Saint Joseph).
 
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 April 29, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 2, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 264 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 2, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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