Former Educator, Credit Union President and Senator, Meshach Hamilton Linton passed away at his residence earlier this week.
He was 87 and ailing for some time.
Linton, a 1999 recipient of the Sisserou Award of Honor, was a trained educator. He served as Principal at a number of educational institutions around the island and also as an Education Officer.
He is a former Chairman of the Dominica Growers Association, a foundation member and first President of the Marigot Credit Union.
He also served as a senator in the Dominica House of Assembly from 1980-1985 and was a member of a number of statutory boards including the Board of Education, the Housing and Loan Board, the Electoral and Boundaries Commission and the Public Service Commission.
The late Meshach Hamilton Linton will be laid to rest in an official funeral on Saturday March 16th at the Marigot Methodist Church.