Location of death: Nassau, Bahamas
Cause of death: Alzheimer’s disease
Occupation: Politician, Journalist
Executive summary: Mr. Stevenson became a founder of party politics in The Bahamas when, in 1953, he joined with William (“Bill”) Cartwright and the late H.M (later Sir Henry Milton) Taylor to form the Progressive Liberal Party.
“Cyril St John Stevenson was probably the most intelligent and determined of the (PLP’s) founding troika, and probably for that reason was regarded by Bay Street as the most dangerous.” — Michael Craton
Mother: Alice “Lulie” Farrington
Children: Billy, Sandra, Ray, Michael, Clark
Founding member of the PLP and representative for South Andros. Editor of the Herald newpaper. Author of two books. Bahamas Information Services.
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