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Governor-General of Jamaica
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Incumbent
Sir Patrick Linton Allen
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since 26 February 2009
Viceroy
Style His Excellency The Most Honourable
Residence

King's House

(Government House)
Appointer Monarch of Jamaica
Term length At Her Majesty's pleasure
Formation 6 August 1962
First holder Sir Kenneth Blackburne
Website www.kingshouse.gov.jm

The governor-general of Jamaica represents the queen of Jamaica, Elizabeth II.

List of governors-general of Jamaica

Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Monarch
(Reign)
Sir Kenneth Blackburne
(1907–1980)
6 August
1962
30 November
1962
Elizabeth II
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(1962–present)
Sir Clifford Campbell
(1892–1991)
1 December
1962
2 March
1973
Sir Herbert Duffus
(1908–2002) (acting)
2 March
1973
27 June
1973
Sir Florizel Glasspole
(1909–2000)
27 June
1973
31 March
1991
Sir Edward Zacca
(1931–2019) (acting)
31 March
1991
1 August
1991
Sir Howard Cooke
(1915–2014)
1 August
1991
15 February
2006
Sir Kenneth O. Hall
(1941–)
15 February
2006
26 February
2009
Sir Patrick Allen
(1951–)
26 February
2009
Incumbent

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