Winston Cenac

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Winston Francis Cenac Q.C. (September 14, 1925 – September 22, 2004) was a civil servant and politician from Saint Lucia. He was the third elected Prime Minister of independent Saint Lucia.

He served as General Procurator for Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and Grenada. In 1969 he gave up public service to become a lawyer. Elected representative when the Saint Lucia Labour Party gained power in 1979, Cenac became attorney general in the Allan Louisy administration. Cenac became Prime Minister upon Louisy resignation on May 4, 1981. He served for 8 months, until he too was forced into resignation on January 17, 1982. he was replaced in his position by Michael Pilgrim.

In 1952 he obtained the bachelor of laws of London university as an external student.

He is buried in Castries City Cemetery.

His brother, Sir Neville Cenac, was also a prominent politician in Saint Lucia until his appointment as Governor-General in 2018.

See also

External links

  • Office of the Prime Minister of Saint Lucia
  • Biography available in Prime Ministers of Saint Lucia
Preceded by
Allan Louisy
Prime Minister of Saint Lucia
Succeeded by
Michael Pilgrim

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