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A. S. Frankson

Alexander Stoddard Frankson was born in Jamaica in 1913 to a Caribbean family of mixed racial origin and trained as a teacher. He joined the British Honduras (now Belize) government civil service in 1937 as a School Supervisor. After further professional training and study at London University’s Institute of Education, of which he is an Associate, and the London School of Economics he joined the British government’s Overseas Colonial Service in 1961. He occupied senior administrative posts in Belize including those of District Commissioner, Assistant Secretary, Development and Permanent Secretary. He subsequently joined the Overseas Directorate of the US Peace Corps and was Director of the Belize operation, later returning to his native Jamaica as Deputy Director. He now lives in Belize.


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A Caribbean Identity
Memoirs of the Colonial Service

Radcliffe Press
What is ‘Caribbean Identity’? This amalgam of so many diverse elements and traditions springing from the complex history of the modern Caribbean is embodied in...
A. S. Frankson

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