Etienne Dupuch

Bahamians

Born: 16-Feb-1899
Birthplace:
Died: 23-Aug-1991
Location of death: Camperdown, Nassau
Cause of death: complications from being burned in an accident in his
home
Gender: Male
Religion: Catholic
Ethnicity:
Occupation: Journalist/Publisher

Executive summary: Son of Tribune founder Leon Dupuch, Etienne took
over the editorial chair of The Tribune in 1919. A highly distinguished
journalist, he received recognition and commendations from the Queen, Kings,
Presidents and the Pope. Sir Etienne served in the House of Assembly for 24
years. He is credited as being the major catalyst for equal rights in The
Bahamas after staunchly defending his proposed resolution in Parliament to
ban racial discrimination in 1956.

Father: Leon Dupuch
Mother: Harriet
Wife: Lady Dupuch
Children: Mrs. Eileen Dupuch Carron, Etienne Dupuch Jr., Berndard
Dupuch, Mrs. Joan Munnings, Bette Hull and Pierre Dupuch

Highlights:
Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire – 1949
Knight of Malta

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