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T&T’s first president dies

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T&T’s first president dies

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Sir Ellis Clarke, the last Governor General and first President of Trinidad and Tobago, died here on Thursday night after suffering stroke late last month.
Sir Ellis, an attorney who celebrated his 93rd birthday on Tuesday, had also served as ambassador to the United States and Mexico and permanent representative to the United Nations.
Sir Ellis, who suffered a stroke on November 24, was the author of the Trinidad and Tobago Republic Constitution. (CMC)