First Lady of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
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Incumbent
Vacant

since March 19, 2018
ResidencePresident's House, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Term lengthFive years, renewable indefinitely
PrecursorConsort of the Monarch of Trinidad and Tobago
Inaugural holderLady Ermyntrude Clarke
FormationAugust 1, 1976

The first lady of Trinidad and Tobago is the title attributed to the wife of the president of Trinidad and Tobago and the first gentleman of Trinidad and Tobago to the husband of the president of Trinidad and Tobago, a position created in 1976. The position was last held by Reema Harrysingh-Carmona, wife of President Anthony Carmona, from 2013 to 2018. To date, there have been no first gentlemen of Trinidad and Tobago as the first (and incumbent) female president, Paula-Mae Weekes, is unmarried.

The position should not be confused with the husband or wife of the prime minister of Trinidad and Tobago.

First ladies of Trinidad and Tobago

Name Term Began Term Ended President of Trinidad and Tobago Notes
Lady Ermyntrude Clarke
March 7, 1921 – April 23, 2002
(aged 81)

August 1, 1976 March 13, 1987 Sir Ellis Clarke Also wife of the Governor-General from 1972–1976 until her husband's office was abolished in 1976.
Zalayhar Hassanali
(1931-05-03) May 3, 1931 (age 91)
March 18, 1987 Match 17, 1997 Noor Hassanali First Indo-Trinidadian and Tobagonian and Muslim woman to hold the position of First Lady.
Patricia Robinson
March 31, 1931 – September 10, 2009
(aged 78)

March 17, 1997 March 18, 2003 A. N. R. Robinson Robinson was an economist and civil servant by profession.[1]
Jean Ramjohn-Richards
1936 (age 85–86)
March 17, 2003 March 18, 2013 George Maxwell Richards
Reema Harrysingh-Carmona
(1970-11-22) November 22, 1970 (age 51)
March 18, 2013 March 19, 2018 Anthony Carmona
Position vacant March 19, 2018 Present Paula-Mae Weekes President Paula-Mae Weekes is unmarried.

References

  1. ^ Lord, Richard (2009-09-11). "Patricia Robinson passes away". Trinidad and Tobago Guardian. Archived from the original on 2017-12-28. Retrieved 2009-12-28.