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Sir Howard Cooke
Governor-General of Jamaica
In office
Preceded by Edward Zacca (acting)
Succeeded by Kenneth Hall
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Frederick Eutrope Degazon

(1915-11-13)13 November 1915
Goodwill, St. James, Jamaica
Died 11 July 2014(2014-07-11) (aged 98)
Kingston, Jamaica
Spouse(s) Ivy Sylvia Lucille Tai
Alma mater Mico College, London University
Occupation former educator

Sir Howard Felix Hanlan Cooke, ON, GCMG, GCVO, CD, K.St.J (13 November 1915 – 11 July 2014) was the Governor-General of Jamaica from 1 August 1991 until 15 February 2006 when he became the first governor-general to invest his own successor, Professor Kenneth Octavius Hall. He was styled His Excellency while in office as governor-general.

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