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Owen Seymour Arthur

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5th Prime Minister of Barbados
In office
6 September 1994 – 15 January 2008
Governor General Nita Barrow
Denys Williams (Acting)
Clifford Husbands
Deputy Billie Miller (1994 - 2003)
Mia Mottley (2003 - 2008)
Preceded by Erskine Sandiford
Succeeded by David Thompson
Constituency Saint Peter
Leader of the Opposition (Barbados)
In office
18 October 2010 – 26 February 2013
Monarch Elizabeth II
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart
Preceded by Mia Mottley
Succeeded by Mia Mottley
Member of Parliament
for Saint Peter
In office
22 November 1984 – 6 March 2018
Preceded by Sybil Leacock (July 1984- November 1984)
Burton Hinds (1966-1984)
Succeeded by Colin Jordan
Personal details
Born (1949-10-17)17 October 1949
Barbados
Died July 27, 2020(2020-07-27) (aged 70)
Bridgetown, Barbados
Political party Barbados Labour Party
Spouse(s) Julie Arthur
Children Leah
Mother Iretha “Doll” Arthur
Father Frank Leroy Arthur
Residence Ilaro Court 1994–2008
Profession Economist

Owen Seymour Arthur, PC (17 October 1949 – 27 July 2020) was a Barbadian politician. He was Prime Minister of Barbados from 6 September 1994 to 20 January 1999; 20 January 1999 to 21 May 2003; and from 21 May 2003 to 15 January 2008.

Arthur died on 27 July 2020 from heart disease-related problems at a hospital in Bridgetown, aged 70.

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