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Carlyle Glean
5th Governor-General of Grenada
In office
27 November 2008 – 7 May 2013
Monarch Elizabeth II
Prime Minister Tillman Thomas
Keith Mitchell
Preceded by Sir Daniel Williams
Succeeded by Dame Cécile La Grenade
Minister of Education
In office
Monarch Elizabeth II
Prime Minister Sir Nicholas Brathwaite
Personal details
Carlyle Arnold Glean

(1932-02-11)11 February 1932
Gouyave, Grenada, British Windward Islands (now Grenada)
Died 21 December 2021(2021-12-21) (aged 89)
Spouse Norma (nee DeCoteau)
Alma mater University of Calgary (BEd)
University of East Anglia (MA)

Sir Carlyle Arnold Glean, GCMG (11 February 1932 – 21 December 2021) was a Grenadian politician, who served as Governor-General of Grenada from 2008 to 2013.

Early life and education

Glean was born in Gouyave, Grenada, British Windward Islands, on 11 February 1932. He was educated at the University of Calgary (BEd) and the University of East Anglia (MA, 1982).

Career in politics

Glean served as Minister of Education in the government of Sir Nicholas Brathwaite from 1990 to 1995, after which he retired from politics.

In 2008, he was appointed Governor-General of Grenada by Elizabeth II, Queen of Grenada. He served in this position until 2013 when he was succeeded by Dame Cécile La Grenade.

Personal life and death

Glean died on 21 December 2021, at the age of 89. He received tributes from current Governor-General La Grenade, Prime Minister Keith Mitchell, and the National Democratic Congress.


Commonwealth Honours

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