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P. J. Patterson

ON PC QC
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Patterson in 2005
6th Prime Minister of Jamaica
In office
30 March 1992 – 30 March 2006
Monarch Elizabeth II
Governor General Sir Howard Cooke
Sir Kenneth O. Hall
Deputy Seymour Mullings (1993-2002)
Preceded by Michael Manley
Succeeded by Portia Simpson-Miller
Minister of Defence
In office
30 March 1992 – 30 March 2006
Preceded by Michael Manley
Succeeded by Portia Simpson-Miller
Deputy Prime Minister of Jamaica
In office
February 1989 – March 1992
Prime Minister Michael Manley
In office
1978–1980
Prime Minister Michael Manley
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade
In office
1978–1980
Prime Minister Michael Manley
Preceded by Dudley Thompson
Succeeded by Hugh Shearer
Personal details
Born
Percival Noel James Patterson

10 April 1935 (1935-04-10) (age 86)
Hanover, Jamaica, Colony of Jamaica
Political party People's National Party (1967-present)

Percival Noel James Patterson, ON, PC, QC (born 10 April 1935), is a Jamaican politician. He served as the sixth Prime Minister of Jamaica from 1992 to 2006. He was the leader of the People's National Party from 1992 to 2006 and as the Member of Parliament (MP) from 1970 to 1980 when he lost to the Jamaica Labour Party Euphemia Williams, and again from 1989 to 1993. He served as the MP for Westmoreland Eastern from 1993 to 2006. He retired in March 2006.

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