Eric Williams Dr. Eric Eustace Williams Born on September 25, 1911, Eric Williams was the son of Elisa and Henry Williams, a minor Post Office official in Trinidad. He was educated at Queen’s Royal College and won the Island Scholarship to Oxford University. At Oxford, he placed first in the First Class of the History [...]
George Michael Chambers Born in Port-of-Spain, in 1928, Chambers never hid the fact that his education, which began at Nelson Street Boys RC School, Burke’s College and Osmond High School, also included a GCE correspondence course from Wolsey Hall. His grandmother Catherine – with whom he stayed at 12 Jackson Place – and who was [...]
A great opportunity would exist for the P.N.M. to form itself into a political party and to partake in the postponed General Elections of 1955.
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On the very day Dr. Williams received notice of his dismissal by the Caribbean Commission, he held his first discussion about the formation of a political party in Trinidad and Tobago.
The People of Trinidad and Tobago voted for the first time in what could be designated a general election on Saturday 7th February, 1925.