Randol Fawkes


Born: 20-Mar-1924
Birthplace: Nassau, New Providence
Died: 15-Jun-2000
Location of death: Nassau, New Providence
Cause of death: Natural Causes
Gender: Male
Religion: Christian
Ethnicity: Black
Occupation: Trade Union Leader/Politician/Author

Executive summary: Nicknamed “The Father of Labour”, Sir Fawkes has
been involved in nearly every progressive Bahamian moment between 1940 and
1950. In 1951, Sir Fawkes founded the first commerical bank in the Bahamas.
In 1955, he founded the Bahamas Federation of Labour. Sir Fawkes also
published four books during his lifetime and was knighted by the Queen in

Father: Edward R. Fawkes
Mother: Mildred Fawkes
Wife: Jacqueline Rosalie (4 children)
Children: Francis, Douglas, David, Rosalie

Member of the House of Assembly 1956-1972

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